Stefano Battilossi, PhD in History from the University of Turin (Italy), is Associate Professor of Economic History at Carlos III University of Madrid Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Jean Monnet Chair of European Monetary and FInancial History. Before joining the University Carlos III, he was Postdoctoral Fellow at Turin and at London School of Economics, Jean Monnet Fellow at European University Institute and Visiting Professor at Pompeu Fabra Univesity. He has published working papers in international journals of economic history such as Economic History Review, European Review of Economic History y Cliométrica, and books or chapters in international publishing firms (Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, entre ellas) and Italian (Laterza, Einaudi). His main research areas include issues such as international banking in the First Globalization, financial repression and liberalization in Western Europe and stock exchanges and capital markets in 20th century Europe in comparative perspective. Since 2010, he is managing editor of Financial History Review (Cambridge University Press).