Univ.Prof.Dr. Markus Lampe
Institute for Economic and Social History
Building D4 / 3rd Floor, Welthandelsplatz 1, A-1020 Vienna
Tel: +43 1 31336 / 5801
Fax: +43 1 31336 / 905801
Friday, 9.00 am - 10.30 am
Office hours also available on appointment outside these hours (by Email).
Professor of Economic and Social History at WU since September 2015 and Head of the Institute for Economic and Social History since October 2015. Prior to these appointments, he was Associate Professor for Economic History and Institutions at the Department for Social Sciences at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.
History of international trade and trade policy
Economic history of Denmark in the nineteenth century, especially agricultural history
History of international communication systems (post and telegraph)
Real estate markets and economic development: Spain, 1900-1930
“Effects of Bilateralism and the MFN Clause on International Trade: Evidence for the Cobden-Chevalier Network, 1860-1875”, Journal of Economic History 69:4 (2009), pp. 1012-1040 (Journal Link).
(mit Ingrid Henriksen und Paul Sharp): “The Role of Technology and Institutions for Growth: Danish Creameries in the late Nineteenth Century”. European Review of Economic History 15 (2011), pp. 475-493 (Journal Link).
(mit Antonio Tena-Junguito und Felipe Fernandes Tâmega), “How much trade liberalization was there in the world before and after Cobden-Chevalier?”, Journal of Economic History 72:3 (2012), pp. 708-740 (Journal Link)
(mit Paul Sharp): “Greasing the Wheels of Rural Transformation? Margarine and the Competition for the British Butter Market”, Economic History Review 67:3 (2014), pp. 769-792 (Journal Link)
(mit Nikolaus Wolf) “Binnenhandel und Außenhandel”, in: Thomas Rahlf (ed.), Deutschland in Daten. Zeitreihen zur Historischen Statistik, Bonn: Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, 2015, pp. 278-291 (Journal Link)
Research Projects (Selection)
Researcher in project on “Inequality and Conflicts: Historical studies on the impact of institutions on economic development” (2014-16) funded by Fundación Ramón Areces, PI: Jordi Domenech (at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
Principal Investigator in project on “Historical experiences in the formation of optimum currency areas” (2012-14), funded by Fundación Ramón Areces (at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
Team member in FP7 project “TRADEDEPRESSION: Trade and the Great Depression in a long-run perspective” (2010-2015), ERC Advanced Grant to Principal Investigator Kevin O’Rourke (University of Oxford)
Participating researcher in research project on “The structure and dynamics of German Foreign Trade, 1880-1912“; funded by the German Reseach Foundation - Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Principal Investigator: Nikolaus Wolf (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin).