Department of Economic History

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Department projects

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HBT-personers villkor i Försvarsmakten 1940-2010
01/03/2012 - 31/12/2013
Projektet syftar till att översiktligt kartlägga kontinuitet och förändring gällande hbt-personers villkor i den svenska Försvarsmakten, från 1940-talet fram till idag. Studien har en explorativ karaktär och använder såväl arkivmaterial som dokument och intervjuer för att undersö...

The Roots of European Economic Dominance
01/01/2010 - 31/12/2012
The project aims at generating new knowledge about the origin of European economic hegemony, 1200-1820. We will attempt to provide a better grounded view of the formation and change of economic core areas and peripheries in Europe based on data on prices, harvests, and technologi...

Stockholm and Dublin in the global political economy since 1975: Urban politics and economic restructuring in a changing global context
01/01/2009 - 31/12/2011
In the globalizing economy cities have obtained a new role and entered into an international competition to attract investments. The overarching aim of this project is to analyse the shift in urban politics in Stockholm and Dublin striving to make these cities more attractive for...

Economic growth and unpaid household production in Sweden 1950-2010
01/01/2009 - 31/12/2011
Det övergripande syftet med forskningsprojektet är att analysera relationen mellan ekonomisk tillväxt och obetalt hemarbete i Sverige 1950-2010. Studien ämnar bland annat besvara på vilket sätt den uppmätta ekonomiska tillväxten påve...

Sweden and the Bomb. The Swedish Plans to Acquire Nuclear Weapons, 1945-1970, a Case Study
01/01/2008 - 31/12/2010
In the international research literature, there have been relatively few attempts to explain why some states that initially developed comprehensive plans for nuclear weapons production later chose to abstain from carrying through those plans. To be sure, there has been a fair num...

Towards sustainable microfinance in Jamaica: An institutional study
01/01/2007 - 31/12/2009
The central aim of the project is to investigate how best to incorporate microfinance into Jamaica's formal financial system. The Project applies an institutional framework to the financial system approach and methodology that specifically focuses on: (i) Jamaica's financial...

Work. A complex and gendered concept in the political economy of the 19th century
01/01/2007 - 31/12/2009
Syftet med projektet är att undersöka hur vissa aktiviteter definierats som arbete i olika kontexter under 1900-talet. Det finns ”common sense” uppfattningar om vad arbete är, där bland annat en nationalekonomisk diskurs om ”produktivt”...


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