Hans-Joachim Voth

ICREA Research Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Hans-Joachim VothHans-Joachim Voth

ICREA Professor of Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Economics Department, UPF and CREI
Ramon Trias Fargas, 25-27 · 08005 Barcelona
email jvoth [at] crei.cat · phone +34 93.542.2637

Hans-Joachim Voth (D.Phil, Oxford, 1996) is ICREA Research Professor at the Economics Department, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. He is an economic historian with interests in financial markets, long-run economic growth, cultural persistence, as well as political risk and macroeconomic instability. Prof. Voth is a member of CREI, the Centre for Research in International Economics at UPF, and a Research Fellow in the International Macro Program at the CEPR (London). He is an editor of the Explorations in Economic History, and is also serving as an Associate Editor at the Quarterly Journal of Economics.

Academic News

  • CNN has an op ed piece by me about parallels between the Dutch revolt and the independence movement in Catalonia.
  • The Wirtschaftswoche has an article by me about historical experiences with currency unions.
  • The Economic Focus in the Economist features my paper with Tim Leunig on process innovation.
  • The Economist just made my unrest paper with Jacopo Ponticelli the topic of the Economics Focus column.
  • CNN ran an op-ed piece of mine comparing Greece and Argentina in 2001.
  • Der Spiegel - August 29, 2011 edition - has an interview with me about the future of the Euro [print edition, (poor) English translation here].
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