Clemens Jobst is Professor of Economic and Social History at the University of Vienna and Research Fellow at CEPR. After undergraduate studies at the University of Vienna and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he earned a doctorate at Sciences Po Paris in 2007. His research has been published in the Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Societies, the Economic Journal, the European Review of Economic History, the Economic History Review and the Journal of Economic History among others. A joint article with Marc Flandreau on The empirics of international currencies: Networks, history and persistence won the Royal Economic Society Price for the best non-solicited paper published in The Economic Journal in 2009. His research interests include monetary policy implementation, central bank balance sheets and the history of central banking. In 2016 he has published a history of the Austrian National Bank: The Quest for Stable Money. Central Banking in Austria 1816-2016.