Gregg Huff works on economic development and economic history in Southeast Asia from the mid-nineteenth century onwards. Research interests include globalization, the economics of war, trade and development, migration, financial development, famine and urbanization. As well as Southeast Asia, my research interests extend to colonial West Africa. My main research and teaching interests centre on Southeast Asia and are the economics of war, globalization, economic development, trade and development, financial development, urbanization, migration and famine. Gregg teaches the graduate Southeast Asia option in Economic and Social History and is currently engaged in writing and economic history of Southeast Asia from 1870 to the present.
As well as teaching the graduate Southeast Asia option in Economic and Social History, I am currently engaged in a project on the Economics of War in Southeast Asia supported by the Leverhulme Trust.
Recent Seminars, Conference Papers and Presentations
22 May 2009 University of Glasgow.
24 November 2009 All Souls, Oxford.
27 September 2011 World Bank, New York.
6 November 2011 Gakushuin University, Tokyo.
9 November 2011 University of Tokyo.
10 November 2011 Wasdea University, Tokyo.
31 March 2012 Economic History Society Annual Conference, Oxford.
27 April 2012 Central Bank of Norway, Geneva.
23 September 2012 Economic History Association Meeting, Vancouver.
9 October 2012 School of Oriental and African Studies, London.
6 December 2012 Asia Research Institute, Singapore.
7 April 2013 Economic History Society Annual Conference, York.
21 March 2015 Gakushuin University, Tokyo.
28 March 2015 Economic History Society Annual Conference, Wolverhampton.
June 2015 Asia Research Institute, Singapore.
8 June 2016 École Normale Supérieure de Lyon
29 September 2016 London School of Economics
11 October 2016 All Souls, Oxford
5 November 2016 East Asian Economic Association Conference, Bandung, Indonesia
29 November 2016 School of Oriental and African Studies, London.
2 October 2017 Harvard Business School
4 October 2017 Yale University Council on Southeast Asian Studies