Sofia Murhem

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor at Department of Economic History

Email:
Sofia.Murhem[AT-sign]ekhist.uu.se
Telephone:
+4618-471 7310
Mobile phone:
+46 70 1679119
Visiting address:
Ekonomikum
Kyrkogårdsgatan 10

Postal address:
Box 513
751 20 UPPSALA

Short presentation

PhD, associate professor in economic history.

My main research areas are market integration and regulations, second-hand retail and pawnbroking, consumption and credits from the 18th century onwards. I have written on, among other things, the church and its endowments in institutional creditor and financier, the development of pawn-broking in Sweden in relation to the development of other systems, and the role of auctions in relation to the transformation of society in the 18th and 19th century. In labour market and employment, I have studied the regulation of European integration and industrial relations, the European social sector dialogue, industrial relations in SMEs and in the service sector.

I am, together with one colleague, start it up a project, calling Markets and economic decline. Marketplaces, economic regulations and social transformation in Sverige 1700-1900.

Ongoing research project:

Markets and economic decline. Marketplaces, economic regulations and social transformation in Sverige 1700-1900, research project financed by the Jan Wallander and Tom Hedelius Foundation

Projects:

The church as a parish banker: Church endowments used for credit in agricultural Sweden 1750-1870, research project financed by the Jan Wallander and Tom Hedelius Foundation

Old Credits. The development of pawn-broking in Sweden in relation to the development of other systems of credit, regulations and the emerging welfare state 1850-1950, research project financed by the Swedish Research Council and the Jan Wallander and Tom Hedelius Foundation

The European industrial citizen- he or she? The emerging European industrial relations regime from a gender perspective, The forgotten consumption, research project financed by FAS

The Forgotten Consumption. The role of auctions in relation to the transformation of society in the 18th and 19th century, research project financed by the Swedish Research Coucil

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