International trade & foreign direct investment; economic growth in an interdependent world economy; political economy with an emphasis on the formation of trade policies.
About this Fellow
Economics of business: theories of entrepreneurship and international business, with historical applications to medieval towns and industries, Victorian railways and twentieth-century multinational firms
- Professor of Economics and Director, Centre for Institutions and Economic History, University of Reading
The political economics of economic policy; applications to inequality & growth, public debt, central-bank independence, constitutions, development, state capacity, violent conflict & reforms of economic & political institutions.
Economic history and international economics; the history of the international economy, the political economy of trade, economic growth and fluctuations
Designing econometric models for large panels of time series and developing solutions for the so-called `curse of dimensionality problem'; economic forecasting in real time (now-casting); monetary policy and its effect on financial intermediation