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12 October 2018

Portrait of Rui Esteves, Economic Historian

Newly arrived at the Institute, Professor Rui Esteves previously held academic positions at the University of Oxford and Simon Fraser University. He is specialised in monetary and financial history, straddling the fields of international finance, institutional economics, and public finance. His research provides perspective on the globalisation of finance, financial crises, sovereign debt, financial...
09 October 2018

CIES faculty member at the Pierre du Bois annual conference 2018

At the Pierre du Bois annual conference 2018, during the panel 5 on “Contemporary Environmental Concerns and the Cold War”, Katja Doose (University of Birmingham/CIES Visiting fellow) presented on the...

04 October 2018

From reconstruction to development: the early years of the Food...

In October 1945, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) met for its first conference, underlining its twofold objective, namely to “secure adequate supply of food for every man” by increasing production...