Created especially for Professor Daunton, the Visiting Professorship of Economic History was established in 2020.

Current Professor

Professor Martin Daunton FBA

Martin is Visiting Gresham Professor of Economic History.

He is a British academic and historian. He was Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, between 2004 and 2014. He is Emeritus Professor of Economic History at the University of Cambridge.

He has written two books on the history of taxation in Britain –Trusting Leviathan and Just Taxes, and recently co-edited with colleagues in Berlin a volume of essays on the political economy of public finance in leading OECD countries since  the 1970s.

Professor Daunton was appointed Visiting Gresham Professor of Economic History for 2020/21.

Professor Daunton's lecture series is as follows: 

2020/21 Intergenerational Justice

Read More
Read Less
speaker_martindaunton-370x370bw.jpg
All Visiting Professor of Economic History Lectures
WATCHED
Part of a series

What Do We Owe Society?

Professor Martin Daunton FBA
Tuesday, 10 November 2020 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Should We Inherit?

Professor Martin Daunton FBA
Tuesday, 16 February 2021 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

What Do We Owe To Those Not Yet Born?

Professor Martin Daunton FBA
Tuesday, 13 April 2021 - 6:00PM
All Visiting Professor of Economic History Series

Intergenerational Justice