- Position :
Professor of Economics
- Department :
- Phone :
- +32 (0) 2 614 81 89
- E-mail :
- Nationality :
- American, Belgian
- Languages :
- English, French, Dutch
- Education :
PhD in Economics - Stanford University (1987)
BA in Economics - Swarthmore College (1972)
- Teaching :
Vesalius College: 1991-present
- Economics and business
Universite Saint-Louis--Bruxelles: 2006-present
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven: 1987-91
- Economic history
University of York, UK: 1979-83
- Economic history
- Research area(s) :
- Irish and British economic history, 1750-1914
- Textile history
- Shipping history
- Selected Publications :
Bielenberg, Andy and Solar, Peter M> (2007). The Irish Cotton Industry from the Industrial Revolution to Partition, Irish Economic and Social History, Vol. 34, pp. 1-28.
Broadberry, Stephen, Fremdling, Rainer, and Solar, Peter M. (2010). Industry, 1700-1870. In Stephen Broadberry and Kevin O’Rourke, eds., Cambridge Economic History of Modern Europe, vol. 1, pp. 187-213. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.
Kennedy, Liam and Solar, Peter M. (2007). Irish Agriculture: A Price History. Dublin, Royal Irish Academy.
Solar, Peter M. (2006). Shipping and Irish Economic Development in the Nineteenth Century, Economic History Review, Vol. 61, pp. 717-742.
Solar, Peter M. and Klovland, Jan Tore (2011). London Agricultural Prices, 1770-1913, Economic History Review, Vol. 64, pp. 72-87.
Solar, Peter M. and Lyons, John (2011). The Early English Cotton Spinning Industry as Revealed in the London Gazette, Business History, Vol. 53, pp. 302-323.
Solar, Peter M. (2013). Opening to the East: Shipping between Europe and Asia, 1770-1830, Journal of Economic History, forthcoming in September.
Solar, Peter M. and Hens, Luc (2013). Land under pressure: The value of Irish land in a period of rapid population growth, 1730-1844” Agricultural History Review, forthcoming in September.
- Other relevant information:
Visiting Research Fellowship - All Souls College, Oxford (2013)