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Research Interests


In historical perspective, long cycles; business cycles; trade policy; exchange rate regimes and economic performance; weather and sectoral fluctuations

Recent Publications


Published Papers

da Rocha, B.T. and Solomou, S.N. The effects of systemic banking crises in the inter-war period, (2015) Journal of International Money and Finance
Ristuccia, C.A. and Solomou, S. Can general purpose technology theory explain economic growth? Electrical power as a case study, (2014) European Review of Economic History
Mitchell, J., Solomou, S. N. and Weale, M. Monthly GDP estimates for inter-war britain, (2012) Explorations in Economic History
Ristuccia, C. and Solomou, S. N. General purpose technologies and economic growth: electricity diffusion in the manufacturing sector before WWII, (2012) European Review of Economic History
Shularick, M. and Solomou, S. N. Tariffs and economic growth in the first era of globalization, (2011) Journal of Economic Growth

Cambridge Working Papers in Economics

Rocha, B. and Solomou, S. THE EFFECTS OF SYSTEMIC BANKING CRISES IN THE INTER-WAR PERIOD, (2015) CWPE1503
Ristuccia, C. A. and Solomou, S. Can general purpose technology theory explain economic growth? Electrical Power as a case study , (2014) CWPE1404
Mitchell, J., Solomou, S. and Weale, M. Monthly GDP Estimates for Inter-War Britain, (2011) CWPE1155
Ristuccia, C. A. and Solomou , S. General Purpose Technologies and Economic Growth: Electricity Diffusion in the Manufacturing Sector Before WWII, (2010) CWPE1048

Recent Activities


Cambridge-INET Financial Crises: Lessons from History - Publication Date: 2015-04-28
A Symposium in Economics and History with Michael Bordo, Barry Eichengreen and Solomus Solomou. Held at Trinity College on 7th May, 2.00pm - 5.00pm

Research Grants


An Evaluation Of Schedule D Tax Returns For British National Accounts And The Performance Of The Service Sector In Late C19th Britain (NUFFIELD FOUNDATION)
Episodic Growth Since 1850 (ESRC)

Keynes Fund Sponsored Projects


Real Financial Linkages and Start-Stop Phases of Economic Growth (JHLG)
Credit Cycles since 1870 (JHOG)

Teaching


PIIB Paper 14 - Michaelmas - World Depression in the Inter-War Period: International Transmission
PIIB Paper 14 - Lent - World Depression in the Inter-War Period: Comparative Themes
MPhil S600 - Topics in Macroeconomic History

PhD Students


PhD Students

Xiaohua Chen
PhD Title:
Research:

Dr Solomos Solomou












University Reader

Research Group:
Economic History

CV: Curriculum Vitae


Contact Details
Email: ss19@cam.ac.uk
Room: 26
Office Hours: By appointment
College: Fellow of Peterhouse