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


Strömgren, Magnus
Holm, Einar
Dahlström, Örjan; et al.

Place-based social contact and mixing: A typology of generic meeting places of relevance for infectious disease transmission
Epidemiology and Infection



Carson, Doris A
Carson, Dean B
Eimermann, Marco

International winter tourism entrepreneurs in northern Sweden:: understanding migration, lifestyle, and business motivations
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism



Carlquist, Jonas
Pfister, Linda
Åkerlund, Ulrika; et al.

Språk och planering



Liljenfeldt, Johanna
Pettersson, Örjan

Distributional justice in Swedish wind power development – an odds ratio analysis of windmill localization and local residents' socio-economic characteristics
Energy Policy, 105: 648-657



Ducoing Ruiz, Cristián

Guajardo Guillermo and Labrador Alejandro , eds. La empresa pública en México y en América Latina: entre el mercado y el estado. México DF, Mexico: UNAM/INAP, 2015. 372 pp. ISBN 978–607–02–5854-1, $16 (Spanish, paper).
Enterprise & society, 18(2): 467-469



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