Hana Nielsen

Hana Nielsen

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Research

The main focus of my research is on various aspects of the long-run energy transition from organic economy to modern economic growth. My thesis focused primarily on the Czech Republic in a comparative perspective to other Western economies, and the differences in historical energy intensities and industrial development. At a moment I am working on a number of projects, incl. historical develeopments in manufacturing energy efficiency, energy embodied in trade and carbon displacement, and Swedish energy technology innovations. 

Teaching

Since 2013, I have been teaching on several courses the environmental aspects of energy use and its socio-economic consequences, theoretical and historical perspective on environmental issues, and principles of ecological economics and environmental economics. I teach both at the bachelor level (Swedish language) as well as master level course (English language). 

I have been involved in a supervision of numerous master thesis with a focus on energy issues and also in thesis grading. 

 

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- Role (responsible for the course, lecturer, teaching assistant): lecturer

- Course name: Ekonomisk historia: Miljöhistoria ur ett ekonomiskt perspektiv

- Course code: EKHA61

- Number of clock hours: 6 lectures

 

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2. Supervision of theses (including theses completed by Feb-19):

Undergraduate level (number of theses 2018): 0

 

Master level (number of theses 2018): 4

 

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Undergraduate level (number of theses 2018): 0

 

Master level (number of theses 2018): 0

 

 

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Expertise related to 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. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

UKÄ subject classification

  • Economic History

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