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Jacopo Sartori

Jacopo Sartori

PhD Candidate

Gonville and Caius College
Cambridge CB2 1TA


  • PhD (Probationary) in History, University of Cambridge 2016-present
  • MPhil in Medieval History, University of Cambridge 2015-16, First class
  • Affiliate Student, University College London 2013-14, Erasmus Merit Award
  • Laurea in Storia, Università Cà Foscari Venezia 2012-15, Summa cum Laude

Research Interests

My main research area is the history, theory and evolution of public and central banking in early modern Europe, which I am exploring in a dissertation titled 'Public banking in Barcelona in the long sixteenth century, 1468-1652', supervised by Prof David Abulafia.

Broad interests:

  • Economic and Financial History of Europe, 1300-1800
  • Mediterranean History
  • History of Banking
  • Economic Theory for History, especially Macroeconomics and Economic Growth models
  • Economic Rationality

Other Professional Activities

  • Student Ambassador of the Economic History Society
  • FRNS, Fellow, Royal Numismatic Society
  • Postgraduate Member, Royal Historical Society 
  • Member, Central Bank Research Association
  • Co-convenor Graduate Workshop Economic and Social History 2016-17