Stephen Broadberry is Professor of Economic History at the London School of Economics, Research Theme Leader at CAGE and a CEPR Research Fellow. He has also taught at the Universities of Warwick, Oxford, Cardiff and British Columbia and held visiting positions at the University of California, Berkeley, Humboldt University, Berlin and UPF Barcelona. His research interests include sectoral aspects of the comparative growth and productivity performance of Britain, the United States and Germany during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; productivity in services, development of the world economy since 1000; the Great Divergence of productivity and living standards between Europe and Asia. He has been a managing editor of the European Review of Economic History and served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Economic History, Explorations in Economic History, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics and Cliometrica. He is a Trustee of the European Historical Economics Society and the Cliometric Society and a Council Member of the Economic History Society.