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Professor Patrick O'Brien FBA

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor Emeritus of Global Economic History, London School of Economics and Political Science

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer, Reader in Economic History, University of Oxford, 1970 - 1990
  • Professor of Economic History, Director, Institute of Historical Research University of London, 1990 - 1998
  • Centennial Professor of Economic History, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1999 - 2009
  • Professor of Global Economic History, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 2009 - 2015
  • Professor Emeritus of Global Economic History, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 2003

Publications

The revolution in Egypt's economic system 1966

Two paths for the 20th century. Economic growth in Britain and France 1789-1914 1978

The economic effects of the American civil war 1988

The Costs and Benefits of European Imperialism 1998

Urban Achievement in early Modern europe: Golden Ages in Antwerp, Amsterdam and London 2000

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