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Dr Brian Varian

Dr Brian Varian

Lecturer in Economics, Economics

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+44 (0) 1792 604289

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Brian Varian is a Lecturer in Economics at Swansea University. In 2017, he received a PhD in Economic History from the London School of Economics for a dissertation that examined British exports in the late nineteenth century. He earned his MSc from the London School of Economics and BS from Boston College in the United States.

Brian's research focuses on Britain’s trade in the late-nineteenth century and interwar era. His research has been published in various journals, including the  Economic History Review. He is a trustee of the Economic History Society. He has received grants from the Pasold Research Fund, Royal Economic Society, and Economic History Society. 

More details of Brian's research can be found on his website.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Economic history of Britain
  • Trade policy