The department hit the jackpot at the European Historical Economics Society Congress in Tübingen, Germany, last week when Thor Berger won the prize for best PhD thesis and Mikolaj Malinowski won the prize for best article published in the European Review of Economic History
Thor Berger, (2016), Engines of Growth : Essays in Swedish Economic History
Mikolaj Malinowski, (2016), Serfs and the city: market conditions, surplus extraction institutions, and urban growth in early modern Poland
The European Historical Economics Society was founded in 1991 to promote European research and training in economic history. The congress is every second year.