Adam Tooze (born 1967) is a British historian who is a professor at Columbia University. Previously, he was Reader in Modern European Economic History at the University of Cambridge and professor at Yale University.

After graduating with a B.A. degree in economics from King’s College, Cambridge in 1989, Tooze studied at the Free University of Berlin before moving to the London School of Economics for a doctorate in economic history.

In 2002, he was awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize for Modern History. He is best known for his economic study of the Third Reich, The Wages of Destruction, which was one of the winners of the Wolfson History Prize for 2006.

Books in order of publication:

The Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy2007
Statistics and the German State, 1900 1945: The Making of Modern Economic Knowledge2008
The Deluge: The Great War, America and the Remaking of the Global Order, 1916-19312014
The Cambridge History of the Second World War Volume III: Total War: Economy, Society and Culture2015
Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World2018
Charter of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization: Together with Scholarly Commentaries and Essential Historical Documents2018
Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World2018
Shutdown: How the Corona virus Made a Financial Revolution2021