Seán Kenny

Seán Kenny

Associate senior lecturer

Personal profile


My primary field of research is macroeconomic history and to date I have worked on areas such as banking crises, sovereign debt, political economy, industrial production and productivity in Northern Europe. I have published my research in leading field journals, such as the Economic History Review, European Review of Economic History, and Explorations in Economic History. 

I have taught at undergraduate and master level in economic, business and financial history. Prior to Lund, I practiced as a financial accountant (CPA) and I currently present the Economic History Podcast.

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 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

UKÄ subject classification

  • Economic History

Free keywords

  • National Accounts
  • Banking Crises
  • Public Debt
  • Productivity
  • Political Economy
  • Sweden
  • Ireland


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