Roy Harrod Page



The Collected Interwar Papers and Correspondence of Roy Harrod. Electronic edition

This is the electronic version of The Collected Interwar Papers and Correspondence of Roy Harrod, edited by Daniele Besomi and published by Edward Elgar in 2003.


  • Chronology of Harrod's life and career
  • "Harrod, Sir Roy", by Daniele Besomi, in T. Cate (ed.), Encyclopedia of Keynesian Economics , Aldershot: Elgar, pp. 230-233. (Courtesy of Elgar)
  • Roy F. Harrod, Biography: The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics: Library of Economics and Liberty

Harrod's bibliography

Harrod's texts

Secondary literature


Archival resources

Other resources on Harrod


Acknowledgements are due to the following people and organizations for their cooperation:

The Faculty of Economics of the University of Pavia and in particular the Department of Economics, for hosting this page on their website.

Dominick Harrod and Lady Harrod, for permission to examine and publish Harrod's papers and correspondence; this includes posting on this site Harrod's writings originally published with Victor Gollancz in 1933, 1944 and 1956, the rights for which could not be ascertained.

Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Quarterly Review, for the 1998 article by D. Besomi.

The Econometric Society for permission to reproduce an article by Harrod appeared in Econometrica.

History of Political Economy, for a number of articles by D. Besomi and one by W. J., Baumol.

JSTOR has kindly agreed to permit use of their electronic copies of the original articles.

Helbing & Lichtenhahn publishers, for the articles originally printed in Kyklos .

Macmillan and St. Martin's Press, for two articles in G. Rampa, L. Stella and A. Thirlwall, eds., Economic Dynamics, Trade and Growth: Essays on Harrodian Themes.

MIT Press and the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Quarterly Journal of Economics and the Review of Economics and Statistics articles.

Oxford University Press for Harrod's bibliography and for his papers in Mind (1936 and 1942).

The Review of Political Economy for an article by D. Besomi.

Routledge, for an entry in the Encyclopedia of Political Economy.

The Royal Institute of International Affairs for a number of reviews ba Harrod in International Affairs (formerly Journal of the Royal Institute of International Affairs)

Springer Verlag for Harrod's 1937 Zeitschrift für Nationaloekonomie article.

Edward Elgar, for permission to reproduce Harrod's biographical note originally appeared in Cate's Encyclopedia of Keynesian Economics

Orion Publishing Group, for not objecting to posting Harrod's writings originally published with Victor Gollancz in 1933, 1944 and 1956, the copyright of which could not be ascertained.

This page was created and is maintained by Daniele Besomi . Comments and suggestions are welcome.

Last updated: 10 September 2005