Univ. Prof. Dr. Clemens Jobst


Profile in u:cris-Portal (under construction)

Room: ZG 201.85 (main building, staircase VI)
Telephone: +43 1 4277 41325
Office hours: Wednesday 11:00 - 12:00

Until further notice, office hours will take place online. Go to jm01.univie.ac.at/sprechstundeclemensjobst. You receive the message “You’ll join the meeting as soon as someone accepts your request” or “Wait for the host“. Please wait until I let you in.

Email: clemens.jobst@univie.ac.at
Professor for Economic and Social History XIXth and XXth century since May 2019

CV and list of publications

Research interests

  • Money and central banking
  • Financial institutions and markets
  • Economic history of the Habsburg monarchy
  • International currencies
  • Quantitative und econometric methods

Ongoing research

  • The financial settlement of the dissolution of the Habsburg monarchy
  • Construction and interpretation of historic time series on money and capital markets
  • Interaction between the evolution of money markets and monetary policy 1815–today
  • The future of cash from a historic perspective
  • Housing price index for Vienna 1870–1990

Networks and activities

  • Research Affiliate (Economic History Programme), Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) , 2012–
  • Working Group for Historical Monetary and Financial Statistics, Bank for International Settlements (BIS), 2016–
  • South-East European Monetary History Network, 2008–
  • Chairman of the expert panel for humanities and social sciences, Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichischen Nationalbank, 2017–2019
  • Consultant for the Bălgarska Narodna Banka. Reorganisation of publications and historic research at the Bulgarian National Bank. 2017–2018

Selected recent publications

  • The quest for stable money: Central banking in Austria, 1816–2016, with Hans Kernbauer. Frankfurt, 2016.
  • The institutional foundations of successful public borrowing – Models of public banks in Habsburg Austria and Habsburg Naples 1700–1800, in Larry Neal and Lilia Costabile (eds.), A comparative perspective on the public banks of Naples (1462–1808). Palgrave, 2018.
  • The Coevolution of Money Markets and Monetary Policy, 1815–2008, with Stefano Ugolini. In: Michael Bordo et al. (eds.), Central Banks at a Crossroads. What Can We Learn from History? Cambridge, 2016.
  • A long consumer price index for Austria, 1800–2016, with Gerald Hubmann and Michaela Maier. Monetary Policy & Economy. Forthcoming.
  • The Empirics of International Currencies: Networks, History and Persistence, with Marc Flandreau. The Economic Journal 119 (April), 2009.