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Unit profile


The study of economic development in the Global South from a long-term perspective is of increasing importance in the current era of globalisation, integration and convergence. This applies both in the Global North and for the growing academic communities in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Collaborations the last five years

Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or