Rural and Environmental History Group The mission of the Rural and Environmental History Group (RHI) is to offer temporal depth to societal debates and social theories on sustainable and equitable welfare development. Agenda Jana Vyrastekova (Radboud University): Female entrepreneurship and gender norms 22 January 2019 - Seminar - What is the link between female entrepreneurship and gender norms in developing countries? We implement an incentivized experiment in India in order... Dusan Drabik (WUR): A conceptual and empirical framework to analyze the economics of food loss and waste and policy interventions 29 January 2019 - Seminar - Food loss and waste (FLW) impose significant global economic, social, and natural resource costs. Shifting diets and climate change may increase these... Reyer Gerlagh (Tilburg University): Family planning and climate change 05 February 2019 - Seminar - The historical increase in emissions is for one-fourth attributable to the growth of emissions per person, whereas three-fourths are due to population... More Agenda Unfortunately, your cookie settings do not allow the social media element to be displayed. check your settings. Highlights Economics Research Covered by The Economist RHI receives Education Innovation Subsidy 2018 25 May 2018 - For the academic year 2018-2019 RHI has received a grant for an education innovation project for the course RHI-10506:... Thirsk-Feinstein Prize won by Corinne Boter 17 April 2018 - Last Saturday it was announced that our former colleague Corinne Boter (now a postdoc at the Economic and Social History Group of... Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk receives ERC Consolidator Grant 4 December 2017 - The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a Consolidator Grant of 2 million euros to former WUR-employee prof. dr. Elise van... “Van Winterprijs 2017” for Janny Bloembergen-Lukkes 9 November 2017 - Janny Bloembergen-Lukkes will receive the Professor van Winterprijs 2017 on November 9, 2017 for her book Paradoxale modernisering:... Cum Laude for thesis on colonial Uganda On Wednesday September 20, Michiel de Haas of the Rural and Environmental History group defended his thesis Rural livelihoods and agricultural... Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk appointed as special professor at RU Nijmegen As of 15 June 2017, Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk (RHI) has been appointed as special chair ‘Comparative History of Households, Gender and... 12Next Recent Publications Hoe krenterigheid en conservatisme voor trage VOC-schepen zorgden Zwart, Pim de (2017) Volkskrant, Volkskrant, 2017-12-04, Cor Speksnijder, https://s.vk.nl/s-a4543040/?_sp=99c33606-89e0-4f37-b215-cfe202b8aa40.1525163469809 The Age of Trade. The Manila Galleons and the Dawn of the Global Economy, written by Arturo Giraldez Zwart, P. de (2017) Journal of Early Modern History 21 (2017)1-2. - ISSN 1385-3783 - p. 140 - 142. A global comparison of pre-modern institutions for water management Dam, Petra J.E.M. van , Cruijningen, P.J. van (2017) Winwick : White Horse Press Ewout Frankema over de ongelijkheid in de wereld Frankema, Ewout (2017) Ewout Frankema over de ongelijkheid in de wereld , NOS Radio 1, Met het Oog Op Morgen, 2017-01-16, https://www.nporadio1.nl/nos-met-het-oog-op-morgen/onderwerpen/391369-ewout-frankema-over-de-ongelijkheid-in-de-wereld Ontdekking van Hispaniola Frankema, Ewout (2017) Ontdekking van Hispaniola, NPO Radio 1, Dit is de nacht, 2017-12-05, https://www.nporadio1.nl/dit-is-de-nacht/uitzendingen/518398-2017-12-05 More Publications Application self-funded PhD Section Economics RHI is part of the Section Economics History Courses Seminars Section Economics Economics Blog Challenging thoughts of Wageningen economists Latest publications Book review: Domingues da Silva, Daniel B. The Atlantic Slave Trade from West Central Africa, 1780–1867 Dalrymple-Smith, Angus (2018) International Review of Social History 63 (2018)3. - ISSN 0020-8590 - p. 523 - 526. An anatomy of colonial states and fiscal regimes in Portuguese Africa: long-term transformations in Angola and Mozambique, 1850s-1970s Alexopoulou, Kleoniki (2018) Wageningen University. Promotor(en): Ewout Frankema; Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk. - Wageningen : Wageningen University - ISBN 9789463433747 - p. Africa rising? A historical perspective Frankema, Ewout , Waijenburg, Marlous van (2018) African Affairs 117 (2018)469. - ISSN 0001-9909 - p. 543 - 568. Deindustrialization in East Africa: textile production in an era of globalization and colonization, c. 1830-1940 Frederick, Katharine (2018) Wageningen University. Promotor(en): Ewout Frankema; Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk. - Wageningen : Wageningen University - ISBN 9789463432405 - p. Colonialism, Institutional Change, and Shifts in Global Labour Relations Hofmeester, Karin , Zwart, P. de (2018) Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press (Work around the Globe: Historical Comparisons ) - ISBN 9789462984363 - p.