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Hans Joachim Voth

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Hans-Joachim Voth (born March 31, 1968) is a German economic historian. In 2014 he is a professor of economics at the University of Zurich.


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Early life and education

Voth studied at Oxford University. He graduated with a Ph. D. in 1996.


Since 2003, Voth is a full professor of economics at Pompeu Fabra University. He is also a Research Professor at the Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies. In 2014 he became a professor or microeconomics at the University of Zurich.

Voth has researched and written about time management in industrial societies.

Voth writes and lectures about the history of economics. His most recent research is on persistence of culture over the long run, sovereign debt in historical perspective, the link between economic crisis and political violence and the Great Depression and the German Interwar Economy.

Voth is the editor of Explorations in Economic History, an Associate Editor of the Quarterly Journal of Economics and of the Journal of Economic Growth, and the former editor of the Journal of Economic History. He is a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research and a member of CREI.


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