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Klas Rönnbäck


Klas Rönnbäck
+46 31 786 4520

Room number: 616
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 Klas Rönnbäck

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Research areas

  • Economic development
  • Colonialism
  • Slavery
  • Capitalism

Research in progress

  • Reversal of fortune or persistence of wealth? Institutions and wealth inequality in a Caribbean plantation economy, 1750s to 1917, Jan/19 - Dec/22
  • Imperial Profits: The return on investments in Africa, 1869-1969, Dec/16 - Dec/20

Teaching areas

  • Global economic history
  • Economic history of slavery

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The Slave Trades out of Africa
Klas Rönnbäck
Ewout Frankema, Ellen Hillbom, Felix Meier zu Selhausen (eds), The History of African Development, African Economic History Network, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

The business of barter on the pre-colonial Gold Coast
Klas Rönnbäck
Economic History of Developing Regions, Journal article 2020
Journal article


Enlightenment, Scientific Exploration and Abolitionism Anders Sparrman’s and Carl Bernhard Wadström’s colonial encounters in Senegal, 1787–1788 and the British abolitionist movement
Klas Rönnbäck
The Moment is Now: Carl Bernhard Wadström’s Revolutionary Voice on Human Trafficking and the Abolition of the African Slave Trade. Edited by Anders Hallengren, West Chester, Pennsylvania, Swedenborg Foundation, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

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