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Welcome to The Economist Digital!

Stay abreast of today's most important global stories and developments with a subscription to The Economist.  McDermott Library offers USAFA faculty, cadets and staff subscriber-only access to website content including digital events, podcasts, and all magazine articles. After you create an account (see instructions below), use The Economist link to access all content.

Instructions to Create an Account

To register for access to The Economist from any device:

  • Use this link to create an account:
  • Be sure to register using your USAFA email domain:
  • After you fill out the form to create an account, you will receive a verification email
  • Click the "verify email" button in the body of the email to complete your registration and begin access
  • Enjoy content on mobile devices by using the app available on the iPhone or Android
  • Once registered, you can use this link to login to your account:  The Economist

Features of The Economist Digital

Subscription to The Economist:  Gives you access to current and past issues of The Economist, website-only articles, newsletters, podcasts, webinars, and much more.  The Economist is more than just politics and business. You'll also find news and analysis on culture, lifestyle, science, technology, and other topics.


Digital Archive:  All content from the Weekly editions, including current and past magazine issues since 1997

  • Browse all weekly editions, searchable by year and relevance
  • Listen to articles with play audio option
  • Save stories to read later or share them with others

Featured:  Recommended seasonal readings and reporting on some of the biggest problems and critical issues facing the world 

Sections:  Explore topical sections, special reports, school briefings, what if scenarios, The Economist explains, et al

Podcasts:  Hear conversations on current affairs, business and finance, science and technology, and global issues

Newsletters:  Access a variety of newsletters to stay informed on important topical issues

Webinars and Digital Events:  Register or listen to recordings of events for deeper insight on important global issues

Films:  Watch short films on current events, politics, business, finance, science and technology


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