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I am a PhD student in economic history at Queen's University Belfast, funded by the Centre for Economics, Policy and History. My research project explores the impact of water power in Germany on economic development and its role in promoting the Industrial Revolution. This research aims at contributing to a better understanding of the dynamics of the Industrial Revolution and the reasons behind and paths to long-run economic growth.

Supervisors: Alan Fernihough and Chris Colvin

Research Interests

  • Comparative Economic History
  • Technological Innovation and Economic Development

  • Industrial Revolution

  • Human Capital Formation
  • Energy Transition in Economic History

  • Regional Economic Disparities


  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Economics
    Universität Mannheim (2020 - 2022)
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Volkswirtschaftslehre
    Universität Mannheim (2017 - 2020)

  • Two Semesters Abroad
    The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (2019 - 2020)
    Norges Handelshøyskole (NHH) (2021)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


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