Thirsk-Feinstein Prize won by Corinne Boter

Published on
April 17, 2018

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 Utrecht University) has won the prestigious Thirsk-Feinstein Prize, awarded by the British Economic History Society for best recent PhD dissertation in economic history.

On 16 June 2017, Corinne graduated at Wageningen University under the supervision of Ewout Frankema and Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk on her dissertation entitled Dutch Divergence? Women’s work, structural change, and household living standards in the Netherlands, 1830-1914, which is open access available via

It goes without saying we are very proud of Corinne and we wish to congratulate her with this great achievement.