Hans-Joachim Voth

University of Zurich, UBS Center for Economics in Society and CEPR

Hans-Joachim Voth (D.Phil, Oxford, 1996), holds the Chair of Development and Emerging Markets at the Economics Department, Zurich University. He is an economic historian with interests in financial history, long-term persistence and growth, as well as political risk and macroeconomic instability. Hans-Joachim Voth is a Research Fellow in the International Macroeconomics Program at the CEPR (London), a member of the Royal Historical Society, an editor of the Explorations in Economic History, and an associate editor at the Quarterly Journal of Economics. His research has appeared in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, Economic Journal, Journal of Economic Growth, European Economic Review, Explorations in Economic History, Journal of Economic History, as well as in three academic books (including, in 2014, Lending to the Borrower from Hell: Debt, Taxes, and Default in the Age of Philip II, Princeton University Press).​