Jutta Bolt

Jutta Bolt

Senior Lecturer, Associate professor

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My research focusses on understanding long term comparative economic development patterns, with a special focus on Africa. Current research projects include studying long term population dynamics in Africa (Wallenberg Academy fellowship), understanding the historical origins of present-day income inequality in Africa, studying long term agricultural productivity in Africa and the Maddison project aimed at measuring long rung global economic development.

UKÄ subject classification

  • Economic History


  • Economic History
  • Historical demography
  • Economic Development
  • African economic history


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