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New Tier 2 Resource: The Oriental Economist Digital Archive

Thanks to the contributions of 3 campuses (Berkeley, Merced, and San Diego), the Oriental Economist is now available to users at all ten campuses and UCOP through JapanKnowledge at     All UC campuses; on the JapanKnowledge Lib platform
Note: There is a limit of 4 simultaneous users; if the access is denied, please try again later.

The Oriental Economist Digital Archive is an online version of the print journal Oriental Economist originally published monthly between 1934 and 1985 and weekly between January 1946 and August 1952 in Japan (in 874 volumes in 44,000 pages). It is one of the very few commercial journals in English with a focus on the Asian economy that lasted over 50 years from the pre-war period. While the Oriental Economist included some translations of articles published in the Japanese journal Tōyō Keizai Shinpō (1895-1960) /Shūkan Tōyō Keizai (1960-present), it also published its original contents.

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