Dr Lars Boerner

 Assistant Professor, Economic History

Research Interests

History of markets and market clearing mechanisms, other allocation mechanisms

Research Projects

  • History of auctions, matching mechanisms
  • Pre-Modern Trade, Pre-Modern financial history, Pre-Modern growth
  • History of Firms
  • Formal Institutional analysis: market design, contract design in finance and wholesale markets



  • EH464  The Historical Context of Business
  • EH482 Pre-Modern Paths of Growth: East and West Compared, c1000-1800/1900