Bibliography of encyclopedias: business, information and economics

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This is a list of encyclopedias and encyclopedic/biographical dictionaries published on the subject of business, information and information technology, economics and businesspeople in any language. Entries are in the English language except where noted.

General business[edit]

Accounting and finance[edit]

  • Pescow, Jerome. Encyclopedia of Accounting Systems. rev. ed., Prentice-Hall, 1976.[6]
  • Shim, Jae K. and Joel G. Siegel. Encyclopedic Dictionary of Accounting and Finance. Prentice-Hall, 1989.[6]

Banking and finance[edit]

  • Munn, Glenn G. and F. L. Garcia and Charles J. Woelfel. Encyclopedia of Banking and Finance. 9th ed., St. James Press, 1991.[7]
  • Thorndike, David. The Thorndike Encyclopedia of Banking and Financial Tables. 3rd ed., Warren, Gorham, & Lamont, 1987.[8]


  • Arestis, Philip, Malcolm C. Sawyer. A biographical dictionary of dissenting economists. E. Elgar, 2000. ISBN 1858985609.[2]
  • Blang, Mark, Howard R. Vane. Who's who in economics. Edward Elgar Publ., 2003. ISBN 9781840649925.[2]
  • Blaug, Mark. Great economists since Keynes: an introduction to the lives and works of one hundred modern economists. Edward Elgar, 1998. ISBN 9781858986920.[2]
  • Cicarelli, James, Julianne Cicarelli. Distinguished women economists. Greenwood Press, 2003. ISBN 9780313303319.[2]
  • Eatwell, John. The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics. Stockton Press, 1987.[9][8]
  • Greenwald, Douglas. McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Economics. 2nd ed., McGraw-Hill, 1994.[5]
  • Henderson, David R. Fortune Encyclopedia of Economics. Warner, 1993. ISBN 9780446516372 [5]
  • Pressman, Steven. Fifty major economists. Routledge, 2014. ISBN 9780415645096.[2]
  • Rutherford, Donald. The biographical dictionary of British economists. Thoemmes, 2004. ISBN 9781843710301.[2]


  • Singer, Isidore. International insurance encyclopedia. American encyclopedic library assoc., 1910.[10]


  • Filipelli, Ronald L. Labor Conflict in the United States: An Encyclopedia. Garland, 1990.[5]
  • Jones, Lawrence K. Encyclopedia of Career Change and Work Issues. Oryx, 1992.[3]


  • Finch, Frank. Facts on File Encyclopedia of Management Techniques. Facts on File, 1985.[3]
  • Heyel, Carl. The Encyclopedia of Management. 3rd ed., Van Nostrand, 1982.[3]
  • Witzel, Morgan. Biographical dictionary of management. Thoemmes, 2001. ISBN 9781855068711.[2]
  • Witzel, Morgen. The encyclopedia of the history of American management. Thoemmes Continuum, 2005. ISBN 9781843711315.[2]


  • Newman, Peter. The New Palgrave Dictionary of Money and Finance. Stockton Press, 1992.[8]

Real estate[edit]

  • Arnold Encyclopedia of Real Estate. Warren, Gorham, & Lamont, 1978.[8]
  • Gross, Jerome. Webster's New World Illustrated Encyclopedic Dictionary of Real Estate. 3rd ed., Prentice Hall, 1987.[8]
  • Newell, James. The St. James Encyclopedia of Mortgage & Real Estate. St. James Press, 1991.[8]


  • International Encyclopedia of Statistics. Free Press, 1978.[3]
  • Kotz, Samuel and Norman L. Johnson. Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences. Wiley, 1982-88.[3]
  • Sills, David L., ed. International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. Free Press, 1968.[3]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Kister, 1994, p. 337.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u Guide to Reference: Biography
  3. ^ a b c d e f g Kister, 1994, p. 338.
  4. ^ a b Guide to Reference: General History
  5. ^ a b c d e Kister, 1994, p. 339.
  6. ^ a b Kister, 1994, p. 338-339.
  7. ^ Kister, 1994, p. 337-338.
  8. ^ a b c d e f Kister, 1994, p. 340.
  9. ^ Kister, 1994, p. 339-340.
  10. ^ Kroeger, 1911, p. 12.


  • Guide to Reference. [1] American Library Association. Retrieved 5 December 2014. (subscription required).
  • Kister, Kenneth F. (1994). Kister's Best Encyclopedias (2nd ed.). Phoenix: Oryx. ISBN 0-89774-744-5.
  • Kroeger, Alice Bertha, Isadore Gilbert Mudge. (1911). Guide to the Study and Use of Reference books. Chicago: American Library Association.