Chair of Economic History

The chair does research in the area of Economic History and offers the results and knowledge to other researchers, students and interested person on different ways.

Director: Prof. Dr. Jörg Baten


Melanchthonstrasse 30 | 72074 Tübingen | Germany


+49 7071 29-78167
Fax: +49 7071 29-35290


Further information


Publication: A History of Global Economy

Edited by Prof. Baten -  Cambridge University Press

Why are some parts of the world poor today, while others are rich? At which point in time did they diverge, and what were the reasons? These core questions are addressed in a concise and accessible introduction to global economic development since 1500.

Furhter Information here.