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James Foreman-Peck

Professor of Economics, Cardiff University

Director of the Welsh Institute for Research in Economics and Development and former President of the European Historical Economics Society, James Foreman-Peck was awarded his PhD at the London School of Economics. He has been Economic Adviser at H M Treasury concerned with micro-economic policy issues, particularly public service delivery and procurement, and is currently Course Tutor and Admissions Tutor for the MSc International Economics and Public Policy.

Previous posts include Professor of Economic History at the University of Hull, Visiting Associate Professor of Economics at the University of California, Davis, and Fellow of St Antony's College, University of Oxford. His books include A History of the World Economy: International Economic Relations since 1850, Public and Private Ownership of British Industry 1820-1990 (with R Millward) and most recently, European Industrial Policy: The Twentieth Century Experience (edited with G Federico).


  • –present
    Professor of Economics, Cardiff University