Mats Olsson

Professor, Head of Department, PhD

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Economic History


  • Agrarian history


I am studying economic change and inequality 1500–1900, a broad research program on wealth and income, the roots of economic growth and industrialization, wage formation and labour force, the agrarian revolution, institutional change, the role of peasant politics, the manorial system and the special case of extant landed aristocracy in Sweden.


Recent research outputs

Erik Bengtsson, Mats Olsson & Patrick Svensson, 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Economic History Review.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carolina Uppenberg & Mats Olsson, 2021, 25 p. (Lund Papers in Economic History; no. 2021:218).

Research output: Working paper

Kathryn Gary & Mats Olsson, 2020, In: Scandinavian Economic History Review. 68, 2, p. 112 128 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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