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Christer Lundh

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Christer Lundh

christer.lundh@econhist.gu.se
+46 31 786 4730

Room number: 618
Postal Address: Box 625, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Viktoriagatan 13 plan 6 , 41125 Göteborg


Economic History at Department of Economy and Society (More Information)
Box 625
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Viktoriagatan 13 , 411 25 Göteborg

About Christer Lundh

Christer Lundh defended his dissertation in economic history at Lunds University in 1987. He was appointed Associate Professor (docent) in 1992 and Professor in 2002 at the Department of Economic History, Lund University. He took the chair in economic history at the University of Gothenburg in 2006. His academic credentials include being associated researcher with the Center for Business and Policy Studies (SNS) 2002-2010, chairman of the Scientific Council for Humanities and Social Sciences of the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet) 2010-2012, and chairman of the Academic Appointments Board and member of the Faculty Board of the School of Business, Economics and Law in Gothenburg. He was the director of the PhD programme in economic history 2006-2016. Christer Lundh does research and teaches in the fields of labour studies and industrial relations, and historical and economic demography. 

Teaching
GM1205 International Migration (Master course at the School)
ES001 Research Design (PhD course at the Dept. of Economy and Society) 
Chairman of the Higher Seminar in Economic History (with Prof. Susanna Fellman)
Supervisor of students and PhD candidates

Principal Investigator: Research Projects
HILD: Historical Labour Database (Riksbankens Jubileumsfond)
A Longitudinal Study of Inter-firm Mobility in Göteborg 1916-1945 
(Forskningsrådet för arbetsliv och socialvetenskap) 
Wages in Sweden in Comparative Perspective, 1860-2010 
(Riksbankens Jubileumsfond)
Wages in Sweden 1860-2010 in a Labour Economics Perspective 
(Jan Wallander och Tom Hedenius stiftelse) 
Family, Work and Mobility in Göteborg 1900-1945 
(Stiftelsen Anna Ahrenbergs Fond)
Selection and Migration: Comparative Studies of Movements in Conditions Reminiscent of Natural Experiments 
(Jan Wallander och Tom Hedenius stiftelse)
Socioeconomic Dimensions of Diet and Health during the 20th Century: A Longitudinal Study 
(Vetenskapsrådet)
Economic Assimilation of Immigrants Arriving from Highly-developed Countries: The Case of German Immigrants in Sweden and the US 
(Institutet för arbetsmarknads- och utbildningspolitisk utvärdering)
Wage Stickiness and Labour Market Institutions: A Comparative Study of Labour Markets in Finland and Sweden during the Great Depression 

(Jan Wallander och Tom Hedenius stiftelse)
Flytten från föräldrahemmet: Jämförande studier av ungdomars vägar till vuxenliv i Sverige, 1880-1967
(Jan Wallander och Tom Hedenius stiftelse)

International Networks
International Economic History Association
European Historical Economics Society
Eurasian Project on Population and Family History

Research areas

  • Labour Market and Working Life in Historical Perspective
  • International Migration and Immigrant Integration
  • Historical Demography

Teaching areas

  • International Migration and Immigrant Integration
  • Labour Market and Working Life in Historical Perspective
  • Historical Demography

Selected publications

Markets and politics: the Swedish urban-rural wage gap, 1865-1985
Lundh, Christer, Prado, Svante
European Review of Economic History, 19:1, s. 67-87, 2015

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2016

Resources and behavior. Sibship size and parental "quality", preferences and investments in child human capital
Stefan Öberg, Christer Lundh
European Society of Historical Demography Conference, 21-24 September 2016, Leuven, Belgium, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

Determinants of nest leaving: evidence from Gothenburg 1915–1943
Christer Lundh, Stefan Öberg
European Society of Historical Demography Conference, 21-24 September 2016, Leuven, Belgium, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

2015

Self-selection and economic assimilation of immigrants from Argentina and Chile to the US, Sweden and Israel, 1973–1985
Debora Pricila Birgier, Christer Lundh, Yitchak Haberfeld, Erik Elldér
RC 28, Social Inequality, Cohesion and Solidarity" 28-30 May, Tilburg, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

The long march towards compression: regional wage convergence of farm workers in Sweden, 1732–1980
Svante Prado, Kristoffer Collin, Kerstin Enflo, Christer Lundh
Paper presented at the Swedish Economic History Meeting, 8–10 October 2015, Umeå, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

Similarity in Difference: Marriage in Europe and Asia
Christer Lundh, Satomi Kurosu
Book Session at the 40th Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association in Baltimore, 12-15 November, 2015, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

The Gothenburg Population Panel 1915-1943: GOPP Version 6.0
Christer Lundh, Tobias Karlsson
Göteborg, Dept. of Economic History, University of Gothenburg, Report 2015
Report

Similarity in Difference: Marriage in Europe and Asia 1700-1900
Christer Lundh, Satomi Kurosu
Paper to Panel Session 1 “Marriage and Remarriage in Europe and Asia: Longitudinal and Comparative Perspectives”, Population Association of Japan Annual Meeting in Nagoya, 5-7 June, 2015, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

Similarity in Difference: Marriage in Europe and Asia 1700-1900
Christer Lundh, Satomi Kurosu
Paper to session 1020 "Similarity and difference in pre-industrial Eurasian marriage: Was Malthus right?", XVIIth World Economic History Congress in Kyoto, 3-7 August 2015, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

2014

Marriage and remarriage in pre-industrial Europe and Asia
Christer Lundh, Satomi Kurosu
Paper to the First Plenary Session "European Population History: Looking back, looking around", European Society of Historical Demography Conference in Alghero, 25-27 September, 2014., Conference contribution 2014
Conference contribution

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