Department of Geography and Economic History

Welcome to the department for Geography and Economic History. The department is resonsible for the two disciplines Geography and Economic History.

The department for Geography and Economic History has around 70 staff members and is located in the Social Science building, level 2 and 3.

Within the discipline Geography focus in education and research is on Social and Economic Geography, which means the social science profile of Geography. Social and Economic Geography is also linked to Physical Geography and ecological conditions that affect human activities and society.

Education and research in Economic History is linked to both History and Economics. A focus is on the interplay between economy and society over time and includes both gender perspectives and Environmental History.

Publications at Geography and Economic History



Year sorteringsordning


Krantz, Olle

Store drømmer og harde realiteter: Veibygging og biltrafikk i Norge, 1912–1960 [Big dreams and hard realities: roadbuilding and car traffic in Norway, 1912–1960]
Scandinavian Economic History Review, 65(1): 107-109



Eriksson, Rikard
Rodriguez-Posé, Andrés

Job-related Mobility and Plant Performance in Sweden
Geoforum, 83: 39-49



Chaparro, M Pia
de Luna, Xavier
Häggström, Jenny; et al.

Childhood family structure and women's adult overweight risk: A longitudinal study.
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health



Jansson, Johan
Pettersson, Thomas
Mannberg, Andrea; et al.

Adoption of alternative fuel vehicles: Influence from neighbors, family and coworkers
Transportation Research Part D, 54: 61-73



Keskitalo, E. Carina H.
Andersson, Elias

Why Organization May Be the Primary Limitation to Implementing Sustainability at the Local Level: Examples from Swedish Case Studies
Resoruces, 6(1)



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