Maria Fibaek

Doctoral Student, Msc

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Economic History


  • African Economic History, Rural development, Development economics


My research project is titled "Rural Development and Welfare in Kenya, 1900-2010". My research examines long-run trends in Kenya's rural development making use of historical data to shed light on contemporary development issues. 


I have taught several courses at BA-level including:

An introduction to panel data methods using STATA, November 2017, Strathmore University (Nairobi Kenya).

How to collect quantitative data for a research project, November 2017, IDS, University of Nairobi (Kenya)

Globalization and development, October 2017, Strathmore University (Kenya).

Financial crises, October 2017, Strathmore University (Kenya).

Globalization, FDI and Trade, March 2016, Lund University (Sweden).

Economic Development, October 2015, Lund University (Sweden).

Recent research outputs

Markussen, T., Maria Fibæk, Tarp, F. & Tuan, N. D. A., 2018 Aug, In : Journal of Happiness Studies. 19, 6, p. 1613-1636

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