Banking, and in particular international banking, has served as a foundational element of the global financial system while also playing an ever-increasing role in our everyday lives. Surprisingly, not much is known about the formation and development of international banking networks. Moreover, there is a lack of information regarding how international transactions and interbank connections were managed, built and later developed into our current system. The EU-funded GloCoBank project aims to change this. It plans to compile and analyse a set of data and combine it with extensive archival research, thus creating a comprehensive data source. The project’s results will provide a much more granular assessment of the patterns and dynamics of international banking.
This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (Grant Agreement No 883758).
For more information visit our website or contact mailto:GloCoBank@history.ox.ac.uk
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