The end of global inequality?
Ewout Frankema: nieuw bij De Jonge Akademie
Dit is Ewout Frankema
Seminario sobre 'Legados coloniales'
Ewout Frankema is professor and chair of Rural and Environmental History at Wageningen University and elected member of the Young Academy of the Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences. He studied History, Economics and Philosophy at the University of Groningen, where he obtained his PhD in Economics in 2008. He has taught a broad range of history and economics courses at the University of Groningen, Utrecht University and Wageningen University. His research agenda focuses on a deeper understanding of the long-term comparative economic development of developing regions (Africa, Latin America, Asia) and the historical origins and nature of present-day global inequality.
In 2012 he was awarded a VIDI-grant by the Dutch Science Foundation for his project Is Poverty Destiny? Exploring Long Term Changes in African Living Standards in Global Perspective and a European Research Council Starting Grant for his project Is Poverty Destiny? A New Empirical Foundation of Long Term African Welfare Analysis.
- Buelens, F. and E. Frankema (2016 forthcoming) ‘Colonial Adventures in Tropical Agriculture. New Estimates of Returns to Investment in the Netherlands Indies, 1919-1938.’ Cliometrica 10, 2, xx-xx.
- Austin, G., Frankema, E. and M. Jerven (2016 forthcoming) ‘Patterns of Manufacturing Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: From Colonization to the Present’, in: O’Rourke, K. and J.G. Williamson, eds., The Spread of Modern Manufacturing to the Periphery, 1870 to the Present, Oxford University Press: Oxford
- Frankema, E. (2015) ‘The Biogeographic Roots of World Inequality. Animals, Disease and Human Settlement Patterns in Africa and the Americas before 1492.’ World Development 70, 274–285
- Frankema, E. (2015) ‘Labour-Intensive Industrialization in Global History – A Review Essay.’ Economic History of Developing Regions 30, 1, 1-24