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


Lindmark, Magnus
Olsson Spjut, Fredrik

From organic to fossil and in-between: new estimates of energy consumption in the Swedish manufacturing industry during 1800–1913
Scandinavian Economic History Review, 66(1): 18-33



Nair, Gireesh
Olofsson, Thomas
Nordlund, Annika; et al.

Comparative evaluation of city dwellers’ perspectives on household energy use based on housing tenure: survey results from Northern Sweden
Proceedings of the 9th International Cold Climate Conference, Sustainable new and renovated buildings in cold climates



Sotamaa, Olli
Jørgensen, Kristine
Sandqvist, Ulf

The Effect of Funding Policies on Making Games: A Nordic Comparison



Eimermann, Marco

International tourism entrepreneurs in Swedish peripheries: Compliance and collision with public tourism strategies
Regional Science Policy & Practice



Jörgensen, Hans

London och Riga: Från Lantbruksrådens fönster i mellankrigstid: Miles von Wachenfelt och Waldemar Silfverhjelm
Kungl. Skogs- och Lantbruksakademiens Tidskrift



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