Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Duncan Needham, ‘Britain’s money supply experiment, 1971-73’, English Historical Review, vol. 130, issue 541 (February, 2015), pp. 89-122.

David Chambers and Rui Esteves, ‘The first global emerging markets investor: Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust 1880-1913’, Explorations in Economic History, vol. 52 (April, 2014), pp. 1-21.

Carsten Burhop, David Chambers and Brian Cheffins, ‘Regulating IPOs: evidence from going public in London, 1900-1913’, Explorations in Economic History, vol. 51 (January, 2014), pp. 60-76.

David Chambers and Elroy Dimson, ‘Retrospectives: John Maynard Keynes, investment innovator’, Journal of Economic Perspectives, vol. 27, no. 3 (June, 2013), pp. 213-28.

Adrian Leonard, ‘Underwriting British trade to India/China, 1780-1835’, Historical Journal, vol. 55, no. 4 (December, 2012), pp. 983 – 1006.

Books

Adrian Leonard (ed.), Marine Insurance: International Development and Evolution, 1300-1700 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016).

Kiyoshi Hirowatari, Britain and European Monetary Cooperation, 1964-1979 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).

Duncan Needham UK monetary policy from Devaluation to Thatcher, 1967-1982 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)

Chapters in edited volumes

Duncan Needham, ‘The 1981 Budget: a Dunkirk not an Alamein’ in D.J. Needham and A.C. Hotson (eds), Expansionary fiscal contraction: the Thatcher government’s 1981 Budget in perspective (Cambridge University Press, 2014).

Anthony Hotson, ‘The 1981 Budget and its impact on the conduct of economic policy: was it a monetarist revolution?’ in D.J. Needham and A.C. Hotson (eds), Expansionary fiscal contraction: the Thatcher government’s 1981 Budget in perspective (Cambridge University Press, 2014).

Duncan Needham, ‘Goodbye Great Britain? The press, the Treasury, and the 1976 IMF crisis’, in S. Schifferes and R.W. Roberts (eds), The media and financial crises: comparative and historical perspectives (Routledge, 2014).

Anthony Hotson and Terence Mills, ‘London’s Market for Bullion and Specie in the Eighteenth Century: The Roles of the London Mint and the Bank of England in the Stabilization of Prices’ in M. Allen and D. Coffman (eds) Money, prices, and wages: essays in honour of Nicholas Mayhew. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).

Adrian Leonard, ‘‘Contingent commitment: the development of English marine insurance in the context of New Institutional Economics, 1577-1720’, in A.B. Leonard, L.D. Neal and D.D. Coffman,  Questioning Credible Commitment: Perspectives on the Glorious Revolution and the Rise of Financial Capitalism. (Cambridge University Press, 2013).

Forthcoming publications

Duncan Needham, ‘Snakes and ladders: navigating European monetary union’ in D.D. Coffman, R. Scazzieri and I. Cardinale (eds), The political economy of the Eurozone (in press, Cambridge University Press, 2017).

Anthony Hotson, Respectable banking: the search for stability in London’s money and credit markets since 1695 (in press, Cambridge University Press, 2017)