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Roberto Bonfatti

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

Roberto joined the School of Economics in September 2012 as a Lecturer in Economics. Before that, he was a Junior Research Fellow (post-doc) in Economics at St John's College, Oxford, and a member of the Oxford Center for the Analysis of Resource Rich Economies (OxCARRE). He holds a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics (2010), and BSc in Economics and Finance from Bocconi University.

Roberto's complete CV can be viewed and downloaded here in pdf format. Roberto's Facewall page.

Research Summary

Roberto's research lies at the intersection of international trade, political economy, and economic history. Among his topics of interest are the relation between trade and the rise and fall of… read more

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Current Research

Roberto's research lies at the intersection of international trade, political economy, and economic history. Among his topics of interest are the relation between trade and the rise and fall of colonial empires; trade and war; the economic legacy of empires, particularly in terms of the international specialization of former colonies; and the political economy of the natural resource trade.

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