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    Box 7080

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Unit profile


The Department of Economic History has a well-established reputation for wide-ranging research programmes with an emphasis on long-term processes, based on economic theory and quantitative methods as important tools. The research topics are oriented towards issues of high relevance for society. The Department has an acknowledged international publication record and is very successful at attracting external funding. More than 80 percent of the Department’s total budget is dedicated to research. The staff is young and international, with some 30 countries represented. They have extensive international networks and are well represented at international research conferences. There is a linkage between strong research areas and the development of teaching.

UKÄ subject classification

  • Economic History

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Collaborations the last five years

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