Tamás Vonyó is Associate Professor of Economic History at the Department of Social and Political Sciences. He held junior positions at Groningen University and the London School of Economics before joining Bocconi in 2014. He began his education in Hungary and holds graduate degrees from Oxford in economic and social history. His doctoral thesis was awarded the Dissertation Prize of the International Economic History Association in 2012. He has published extensively on post-war Germany and Europe and on socialist economic development in Eastern Europe. His monograph, The economic consequences of the war: West Germany’s growth miracle after 1945, was published by Cambridge University Press. He is working on his new book, War and socialism: Economic backwardness in Eastern Europe. He is principal investigator of the ERC Starting Grant project Spoils of War: The Economic Consequences of World War I in Central Europe. He is a CEPR research fellow and trustee of the European Historical Economics Society.