The European Historical Economics Society was founded in 1991 to promote European research and training in economic history. The Society is registered with the Charity Commissioners of England and Wales and its aims are stated as: “The advancement of education in European economic history through the study of European economics and economic history, particularly through the comparison and analysis of European economies”.
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The Society publishes the European Review of Economic History since 1996. It is currently published four times a year and has an impact factor (2021) of 1.706.
The EREH is a major outlet for research in economic history. Articles cover the whole range of economic history — papers on European, non-European, comparative and world economic history are all welcome. Contributions shed new light on existing debates, raise new or previously neglected topics, and provide fresh perspectives from comparative research. The Review includes…
Paper No. 236:
Economic Freedom in Retrospect
by Leandro Prados de la Escosura, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Paper No. 235:
Subjective Well-being in Spain’s Decline
by Carlos Álvarez-Nogal, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Leandro Prados de la Escosura, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Paper No. 234:
Exploring the Drivers of Spain’s Nutritional Transition: From Meat Shortages to Excess(1958-1990)
by Pablo Delgado, University of Zaragoza
Paper No. 233:
Risk Management in Traditional Agriculture: Intercropping in Italian Wine Production
by Giovanni Federico, New York University Abu Dhabi and CEPR Pablo Martinelli Lasheras, University Carlos III…
EHES Conference 2023
On behalf of the European Historical Economics Society and the local Organizing Committee (Wilfried Kisling and Andreas Resch) I am delighted to invite you to submit a paper or session and to participate in the fifteenth EHES Conference at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, Friday – Saturday, 1 – 2 September 2023. We hope that many of you will be able to present and discuss the broad range of topics that we study in economic history.
For further information please see ehesconference.org
A History of the European Historical Economics Society: The Formative Years 1991-2001
During most of its early history the organization had a rather informal structure and documents tracing organizational matters are rare, dispersed or lost. Only recently did it get a written constitution, since it was obliged to have one under English law as a registered charity. A considerable proportion of the important decisions have been taken at coffee breaks during conferences, in airport lounges, and before, during and after (usually) good dinners. (From a culinary point of view this is by far the best organization I have been involved in.) However, notes on napkins are easily lost or difficult to read and interpret.