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Department of Economics

Economic History

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Economic History studies real economic phenomena of the past and analyzes them within the context of the prevailing social, political and cultural characteristics. It combines historical, sociological and statistical methods.


Research questions

  • What were the causes and consequences of the Nazi Party’s rise to power, and what was the role of social capital?
  • What can we learn from the past when it comes to defining strategies and policies for dealing with financial crises?
  • How have intergenerational mobility and inequality evolved over time?