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Professor Joel Mokyr FBA

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About this Fellow

Economic history of Europe, particularly the roots of technological progress and economic growth in Europe during the Industrial Revolution

Website: http://www.faculty.econ.northwestern.edu/faculty/mokyr/

Appointments

Current post

  • Robert H Strotz Professor of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Economics and History, Northwestern University; Sackler Professor, Eitan Berglas School of Economics, Tel Aviv University

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