In the 1980s, the Duke Libraries began a partnership with faculty from the Economics Department to bring together and preserve the papers of distinguished economists. Today, the Economists' Papers Archive holds the personal and professional papers of more than seventy significant economists, including twelve Nobel laureates.
Together with Duke’s Center for the History of Political Economy, the Economists' Papers Archive attracts scholars from around the globe and has become a hub for exciting discoveries, furthering our understanding of the development of the economic policies and principles which influence contemporary life.
The Archive contains a wealth of unique research material on virtually every area of modern economics, from the notebooks of the founder of the Austrian school of economic thought Karl Menger, to the correspondence files of Paul Samuelson, one of the past century’s most influential intellectuals.
To find out more about the Economists' Papers Archive, visit the Rubenstein Library's website.
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