Simone Selva is a lecturer at the University of Naples “L'orientale’’. He has been a researcher at the German Historical Institute in Washington DC, Visiting Professor at El Colegio de Mexico by the Government of Mexico, and postdoctoral fellow at the University of Bologna.

He has also been an associate researcher at the universities of Oxford, Columbia, Harvard, New York University, University College London, and the ZZF center in Potsdam.

His research focuses on the history of the foreign economic relations of the United States during the 20th  Century and in particular he is specialized in the history of financial markets since the 1960s, as well as the history of financial crises since the stock market crash of 1929 until the 2008 crisis from the point of view of the global economy. He has also published in the field of contemporary Italian history as part of the process of international economic integration since World War II. Among his publications: S. Selva, Before the Neoliberal Turn, Palgrave, 2017; “Transnational Capital Markets and Development Policies”, Journal of Energy History, 3 (2020); S. Selva, Supra-national Integration and Domestic Growth, Peter-Lang, 2012; S. Selva, “Technological advance, transatlantic trade, external equilibrium. American financial assistance to the Italian nuclear power programs from the 1960s through the first oil crisis ”, in Stefan Muller, Knud Andresen (a cura di), Contesting Deregulation: Debates, Practices and Developments in the West since the 1970s. New York: Berghahn, 2017.


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