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


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



Bohman, Magnus

Conditional crisis?: Ecological challenges and conditions of growth during the agricultural revolution in southern Sweden, c. 1700-1900
Economic history review, 70(1): 171-186



Östbring, Lisa
Eriksson, Rikard
Lindgren, Urban

Labor mobility and organizational proximity:Routines as supporting mechanisms for variety, skill integration and productivity
Industry and Innovation



Andersson, Lars Fredrik
Liselotte, Eriksson

Sickness absence in compulsory and voluntary health insurance: the case of Sweden at the turn of the twentieth century
Scandinavian Economic History Review



Johansson, Christer
Lövenheim, Boel
Schantz, Peter; et al.

Impacts on air pollution and health by changing commuting from car to bicycle
Science of The Total Environment, 584-€“585: 55-63



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