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Mats Olsson

Mats Olsson

Head, Department of Economic History, Lund University

Biography

Mats Olsson is a professor and head of the Department of Economic History, Lund University. He is studying economic change and inequality, a broad research program on wealth and income, the roots of economic growth and industrialization, wage formation and labour force, the agrarian revolution, the role of peasant politics, the manorial system and the special case of extant landed aristocracy in Sweden. These issues are also studied in a comparative perspective including the states around the Baltic Sea.