Personal profile

Short biography

Professor for Economic and Social History at WU since 2015. Before at Universidad Carlos III Madrid (2010-2015), University of Copenhagen (2009-2010) and University of Münster (2004-2009). Visiting Professor at University of Gothenburg 2024-2027. 2021-2023 President of the European Historical Economics Society.  CEPR Research Fellow since 2018. Responsible for "Economy - Environment - Politics" in WU's Business, Economics and Social Sciences Bachelor program since 2023.


  • Economic History
  • International Trade
  • Trade policy
  • Agricultural History
  • Agricultural Cooperatives
  • Denmark
  • Inequality
  • Real Estate Markets

Austrian Classification of Fields of Science and Technology (OEFOS)

  • 502049 Economic history
  • 502003 Foreign trade
  • 601005 European history
  • 601023 Global history
  • 601014 Modern history

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