Dr Peter Howlett

Associate Professor, Economic History

General research interests

  • Second World War and its impact on the British economy
  • Economic growth and convergence since 1870
  • Historical aspects of internal labour markets
  • Technology transfer in contemporary India

Current research

  • Knowledge transfer in agriculture in contemporary India
  • How social scientist communicate with each other
  • British exports and imperialism in the 1950s
  • Issues of labour discipline and space in the British railway industry, 1870-1914
  • Regional income distribution across US states since 1950


Dean of Undergraduate Studies

Associate Professor

Selected recent publications