When the Swedish Research Council (VR) announced its decision on funding for humanities and social sciences the Department of Economic History was very successful.
Three exciting research projects got grants this year.
Jonas Helgertz, together with Anna Tegunimataka, received SEK 2.7 million for the project The socioeconomic and demographic consequences for children of re-partnered parents in contemporary Sweden and Denmark.
Jaco Zuijderduijn received SEK 5.1 million for the project Golden years. Understanding the retirement business in pre-modern Europe, c 1250–c.1800.
Mats Olsson, together with Thor Berger, received SEK 7.2 million for the project Globalization and the geography of growth – a micro-level perspective on Swedish industrialization.
Congratulations to all of you and Good Luck with the projects!