Vincent Geloso

Vincent Geloso is a visiting assistant professor of economics at Bates College. He obtained my PhD in Economic History from the London School of Economics.

Recent blog posts by this author

Did Slavery Make America Richer?

In the past few decades, a new subfield of history has emerged: the history of capitalism. The subfield is widely popular in the media as a result of hugely influential books such as those of Sven Beckert and Edward Baptist. These two particular...

Castro's Revolution on Its 60th Anniversary

January 1 will mark 60 years since Fidel Castro’s seizure of power. How are we to assess this long period, especially from the perspective of the average Cuban citizen? The fact that Cuba used to be one of the richest countries of Latin...