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 Isabelle Bonjean (KU Leuven, Belgium): Who are the loss-averse farmers? 13 November 2018 - Seminar - Farmers have to take decisions in a highly risky world. Their behavior under risk typically results from the combination of the level of their risk... Bjorn van Campenhout (KU Leuven, IFPRI): Designing for effectiveness and inclusivity in video-enable agricultural extension 20 November 2018 - Seminar - In agricultural extension programs, seemingly small design attributes — the way the information is delivered, who delivers the information, or... José Zofio (U Autonoma de Madrid and U Rotterdam): Introducing Economic Inefficiency Measurement with Bad Outputs 27 November 2018 - Seminar - In this study we introduce the measurement of environmental inefficiency from an economic perspective that integrates, in addition to marketed good... Daniel Slunge (U Göteborg): Market-based instruments in chemicals management, a good idea or not? 27 November 2018 04 December 2018 - Seminar - Many chemical substances cause significant diffuse emissions when emitted over wide areas at individually low concentrations. These emissions are... An anatomy of colonial states and fiscal regimes in Portuguese Africa: Long-term transformations in Angola and Mozambique, 1850s-1970s K (Kleoniki) Alexopoulou Giannakitsa MSc 04 December 2018 - PhD defence 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 PhD project on Food Trade in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1900-present PhD project on Intra-Asian Migration, 1800-2000 Guest researcher at RHI group: Oriol Sabaté Domingo Oriol Sabaté received his PhD in Economic History from the University of Barcelona in 2015. His thesis focused on the long-term evolution of... 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 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) 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. Introduction: Colonialism, Institutional Change, and Shifts in Global Labour Relations Hofmeester, Karin , Zwart, P. de (2018) In: Colonialism, Institutional Change, and Shifts in Global Labour Relations / , Hofmeester, Karin, de Zwart, Pim. - Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press - ISBN 9789462984363 - p. 11 - 26. An Economic Rationale for the West African Scramble? The Commercial Transition and the Commodity Price Boom of 1835-1885 Frankema, E.H.P. , Williamson, J.G. , Woltjer, P.J. (2018) Journal of Economic History 78 (2018)1. - ISSN 0022-0507 - p. 231 - 267.