Mats OlssonProfessor, Head of Department, PhD

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Economic History


  • Agrarian history


I am studying economic change and inequality 1500–1900, a broad research program on wealth and income, the roots of economic growth and industrialization, wage formation and labour force, the agrarian revolution, the role of peasant politics, the manorial system and the special case of extant landed aristocracy in Sweden. These issues are also studied in a comparative perspective including the states around the Baltic Sea.

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