About me

I’m currently a PhD student in Economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. My dissertation research analyzes the roles that governments played in financial crises during the “first era of globalization” from 1870-1913.

From 2014-16 I was a Marie Curie Early Stage Research Fellow in Economics at the University of Oxford. I also hold an MSc in Economic History (Research) from the London School of Economics, and an MA in Economics from the University of New Hampshire.

Research Interests:

  • Economic History
  • Economic Development and Growth
  • Political Economy
  • Financial Crises

Twitter: @phbent