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Dr Matthias Morys
Senior Lecturer



  • MA(Humboldt University Berlin)
  • Diploma(Open University of Germany)
  • MSc(LSE)
  • PhD(LSE)

Departmental roles

  • UG Admissions and Open Day Team
  • Director of the Centre for Historical Economics and Related Research at York (CHERRY)



  • Monetary and financial history with a special focus on exchange rate regimes, 19th and 20th centuries
  • Historical business cycle analysis, 19th century to World War II
  • History of European stock exchanges, 19th century to World War II
  • Economic History of Central, East and South-East Europe


Selected publications

Full details of publications can be found at RePEc



First Year

  • British Economic and Social History since 1939
  • Historical Perspectives on Long Run Economic Growth

Second Year

  • Origins of the British Industrial Revolution
  • Research Methods in Economic History

Third Year

  • Bubbles, Panics and Crashes
  • Economic Social History Project

Matthias Morys

Matthias Morys
Senior Lecturer
Department of Economics
Room: A/D/232

Tel: 01904 324671
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