Dr Urban is a researcher in applied international finance specialising in the international monetary system. His latest publication is ‘Policy options for the euro – heterodoxy ahead’, in the Journal of Common Market Studies and which he presented at the Bank of England. He is also co-author of ‘Still tied by golden fetters’, published in the Financial History Review.
Dr Urban teaches undergraduate courses in money and banking, financial crisis and the Chinese economy. He obtained his DPhil from Oxford in 2012, supervised in the Economics department and administered in the History Faculty. His thesis looked at the international monetary system of the 1930s.