Curriculum Vitae

updated February 2022

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Current position

Post-doctoral researcher in Economic History, Department of Economic History, Lund University

Research interests

Historical labor markets, women’s work, work patterns, household labor allocation, wages and income, inequality and poverty, living standards, economic development and growth.


PhD in Economic History, 2019
Department of Economic History, Lund University, Sweden
Dissertation: Work, Wages and Income: Remuneration and Labor Patterns in Sweden 1500–1850.
Supervisors: Mats Olsson, Patrick SvenssonFaustine Perrin
Examiner: Jane Humphries

MsC, Economic History. Lund University, Lund, Sweden. 2013

AB, History. Japanese language minor. Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, USA. 2011

Research visits
Visiting student at the Department of History, University of Oxford. Spring 2016. Supervisors: Deborah Oxley and Jane Humphries

Further educational experiences
Study abroad at Keio Univeristy (慶應義塾大学), Tokyo, Japan. 2010
Intensive summer course in Japanese language, University of Washington, Seattle, USA. 2009


Co-applicant and investigator: Spinning women revisited. Work and life before industrialization. Swedish Research Counsel, 2022-2026. PI: Malin Nilsson. 5.9 million SEK (590,000 EUR)

Co-applicant and investigator: Equal in life and death? Living standard, inequality and mortality in Sweden 1600-1800. Swedish Research Counsel, 2022-2025. PI: Björn Eriksson. 4.34 million SEK (434,000 EUR)

Co-applicant and investigator: Den glesa stadens skapelseberättelse. Stiftelsen för Arkitekturforskning, 2022- PI: Daniel Persson. 150,000 sek (15,000 EUR).

Principal investigator: Everyone worked: work patterns and household labor allocation in early modern Sweden. Wallanders and Tom Hedelius Stipend and Tore Browaldhs Stipend, 1.8 million SEK (210,000 USD).

Ebbe Kocks stipend for promotion of research about southern Sweden. 250,000 SEK (30,000 USD).

Hedelius stipend for study at a foreign university. 173,000 Swedish crowns  (20,000 USD). Granted for research visit at the University of Oxford Department of History, spring 2016

Co-applicant and investigator: Wages, economic performance, and inequality. Scandinavia in “the Little Divergence” in Europe, Jan Wallanders och Tom Hedelius Stifelse och Tore Browaldhs Stiftelse, 2014-2017. Principal investigator: Mats Olsson. 1.8 million Swedish crowns (210,000 USD)


Heckscher Prize for the best paper in the Scandinavian Economic History Review in 2020. Awarded for Men at work: Wages and industriousness in southern Sweden 1500–1850” with Mats Olsson.

Short listed (one of four) for Thirsk-Feinstein PhD Dissertation Prize. Presented annually by the Economic History Society for the top doctoral dissertation in economic history.

New Researchers’ Prize in economic history. Presented annually by the Economic History  Society to the top New Researchers’ paper presented at the Annual Conference. The paper can be read here.

Håkan Lindgren prize in economic history. Presented annually by the Stockholm School of Economics for the top masters’ thesis in economic history in Sweden

Professional Experience

From 2021
Organizing member of FRESH conference series.

Adjunct judge for the EHS New Researchers Prize.

From 2019  
Editor of the European Historical Economics Society’s blog, ‘Positive Check’.
Founder and active moderator of European Historical Economics Society’s social media accounts.

EHS Student Ambassador.

From 2016 
Regular proof-reader for academic articles in various fields of economic history.

PhD student representative for the Department of Economic History, Lund University.

Co-manager of Department of Economic History social media.

Masters’ student representative for the Department of Economic History, Lund University.