You may also be able to find biographical information on current businesspersons and economists by searching for articles that appear in business magazines and newspapers.
In Business Source Complete, you can perform an advanced search to help narrow down your results. Search for the person's name in the PE People field in the [Select a Field] drop down, and choose a publication type such as Biography, Interview, or Obituary. (Click on image for full screen version.)
LexisNexis Academic has access to biographical information in directories and other biographical services.
Search by Last Name (required) and First name on the LexisNexis Easy Search page: