David Chilosi

Title and contact details

  • Dr David Chilosi
  • Research Officer, Economic History 
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  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 tbc
  • Fax: +44 (0)20 7955 7730
  • d.chilosi@lse.ac.uk

Research interests

  • Market integration in Europe, 14th-20th C: financial, institutional and economic history; cliometrics, nationalism and ethnicity; widening participation in Higher Education.

Current projects

Market integration and the welfare of Europeans; Integration and growth: Capital and Goods Markets in 14th to 18th c. Europe

Refereed publications

  • Money, states and Empire: Financial integration and institutional change in Central Europe, 1400-1520. Co-author, article, Journal of Economic History, forthcoming September 2011.
  • The knowledge economy of the Renaissance: The advent of printing and financial integration in Central Europe. Co-author, article, Czech Historical Review, July 2011.
  • Measuring the effect of Aimhigher on schooling attainment and higher education applications and entries. Co-author, article, Journal of Further and Higher Education, February 2010.
  • On partnership and network governance: The case of an Aimhigher Widening Participation partnership. Co-author, article, Journal of Access, Policy and Practice, Spring 2009.
  • Red herrings and real problems. Some reflections on the evaluation of Aimhigher. Co-author, article, Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning, April 2009.
  • Employability and the Aimhigher student ambassadors scheme in South East London. Co-author, paper, University Life Uncovered: Making Sense of the Student Experience, Southampton, 2008.
  • Old wine in new bottles: Civic nation-building and ethnic nationalism in schooling in Piedmont, ca. 1700-1861. Article, Nations and Nationalism, July 2007

Recent presentations

  •  Symposium in Honour of Peter Spufford, Cambridge, September 2010.
  •  International Congress of Historical Sciences, Amsterdam, August 2010.
  •  Medieval Credit Finance Seminar, Reading, March 2010.
  •  Annual Conference of the Economic History Society, Durham, March 2010.
  •  PhD Thesis Workshop in Economic History, LSE, May 2009 and January 2010.
  •  Conference of European Historical Economics, Geneva, September2009.

Anonymous referee

  • Ethnic and Racial Studies, Explorations in Economic History, Nations and Nationalism, Studies in Higher Education.

Scholarships and awards

  • Leverhulme Trust Research Grant, Co-applicant (2011-2014)
  • ESRC Research Studentship (2000-2003)
  • Maintenance Grant, School of Human Sciences, University of Surrey (2000-2002)
  • McGraw Hill Prize for the best performance of the year, Department of Economics, University of Essex (1998)



David Chilosi