Portrait of the artist as a young man.

I’m a writer, student, and economic historian at the University of California, Berkeley. I also write a weekly newsletter, Great Transformations, in which I offer up essays on the historiography and practice of economic history. In my spare time, you’ll probably find me running—or skiing, if no one plows the road in the morning.

I am the proud winner of an Emergent Ventures grant for my professional development as an economic historian.

If you would like to support my writing and research, please consider buying me a coffee. Anything helps.


You can contact me here and tweet at me @dkedrosky.

My research focuses on early modern Europe, chiefly the origins of the Industrial Revolution and the Great Divergence. I’ve been primarily working to create historical datasets by scanning textual documents; you can find some of this data, along with select publications, linked here.