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Groningen Growth and Development Centre

Faculty of Economics and Business
Historical Development Related Projects

Related Projects

In Historical Developement
Research Projects

This page presents an overview of our current projects, as well as projects conducted in the recent past. These projects are funded by a wide range of institutions, such as the European Commission, the Netherlands Science Organization (NWO), the European Science Foundation (ESF). Most of these projects are undertaken in close collaboration with other institutes.

Projects in Historical Development research



Gauging Past Performance

Project Coordinators: Herman de Jong
Description: Creating Financial Metadata for Economics, Finance, and Economic History in the Netherlands. This project is funded by the Platform Digital Infrastructure Social Sciences and Humanities.
Duration: 2020-2024

Taking Stock

Project Coordinators: Herman de Jong
Description: Investigating the function of the Amsterdam stock exchange during a highly dynamic period of growth, structural change, and crisis, 1870-1940. This project is funded by the NWO (Netherlands Science Foundation).
Duration: 2020-2024

The African population boom in historical perspective

Project Coordinator: Jutta Bolt
Description: This project aims to present African population growth patterns for the period 1820-1960, using thus far unexplored missionary records. This project is financially supported by The Wallenberg Foundations.
Duration: 2017-2022 | Website

AFLIT

African Long term Inequality Trends
Project Coordinator: Jutta Bolt
Description: Research network dedicated to constructing social tables for the advancement in mapping, estimating and analysing historical economic inequality trends in the sub-Sahara African region. This project is financially supported by The Wallenberg Foundations and the Swedish Research Council.
Duration: 2015-2021 | Website

Pessimism and Prosperity

The welfare paradox of interwar Europe in a global perspective.
Project Coordinators: Herman de Jong
Description: The welfare paradox of interwar Europe in a global perspective. This project is funded by the NWO (Netherlands Science Foundation).
Duration: 2013-2018

Modern Times

European Capitalism in the Second Industrial Revolution 1900-1950
Project Coordinators: Herman de Jong
Description: European Capitalism in the Second Industrial Revolution 1900-1950. This project is funded by the NWO (Netherlands Science Foundation).
Duration: 2009-2013 | Website

HNA

Historical National Accounts
Project Coordinators: Jutta Bolt
Description: The datahub on Comparative Historical National Accounts provides information on Gross Domestic Product, including an industry breakdown, for the period ca. 1870-1950. This project is funded by the NWO (Netherlands Science Foundation) and the European Science Foundation (ESF).
Duration: 2005-2007

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