Dr Victoria Bateman

  • College positions:
    Iain Macpherson College Lecturer
    Fellow in Economics
  • Subjects: Economics


MA in Economics (University of Cambridge), MSc in Economic and Social History (University of Oxford), DPhil in Economics (University of Oxford).

Research interests

A broad interest in the economic history of all time periods and places, with current work focussing on the development of the European economy from early-modern times to the present. The questions motivating this research include: How did we become a rich modern economy? Why are poor countries still poor? What lessons can be drawn from history for current day economic policy?

Teaching interests

Macroeconomics, British Economic History.