Professor of Economic History
Joint Chair RSCAS/Department of History and Civilization
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 760 / 796 / 824
Fax [+39] 055 4685 203
Administrative Assistant at HEC: Monica Palao Calvo - Administrative Assistant at RSCAS: Sarah Beck
Postal address: Department of History and Civilization | Via Boccaccio 121 | 50133 Florence - Italy
Villa Schifanoia - Office VS 49/San Domenico - Office SD 49 - For appointments please contact: Monica Palao Calvo (HEC) or Sarah Beck (RSCAS)
Fields of Research
European Comparative History
Current Research Projects
The Performance of European Business in the Twentieth Century
Financial Crises and the Shaping of Modern Finance, from the Late 19th Century to the Present
A Comparative History of Britain and France since 1945
Selected Recent Publications
Crises and Opportunities, 1890-2010: The Shaping of Modern Finance, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2011, 200pp.
Capitals of Capital. The Rise and Fall of International Financial Centres 1780-2009, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2010.
with Philip L. Cottrell (eds.), The World of Private Banking, Farnham, Ashgate, 2009, 302 pp.