About this Fellow
Maxine Berg is Professor of History at the University of Warwick (1998-present) and a Fellow of the British Academy, the Royal Historical Society and Academia Europaea. She is an Honorary Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford (2009-present), a Senior Member of Robinson College, Cambridge (2010-present) and an Associate Fellow of the Centre for History & Economics, University of Cambridge (2010-present). From 2010 to 2014 she was a European Research Council Fellow and served as the Director of the ERC Fellowship project Europe's Asian Centuries: Trading Eurasia 1600-1830. She served as Director of the Global History and Culture Centre from 2007 to 2010, as Director of the Eighteenth-Century Centre from 1998 to 2007 and was a Guggenheim Fellow from 2003-2004.
- Professor of History, University of Warwick
- Visiting Senior Fellow, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 2009 - 2010
- Visiting Senior Fellow, Queen Mary University of London, 2009 - 2010
- Professor of History, University of Warwick, 1998
British Academy Appointments
- Member of Council, 2015 -
International trade & foreign direct investment; economic growth in an interdependent world economy; political economy with an emphasis on the formation of trade policies.
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