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Sofia Murhem

senior lecturer at Department of Economic History

Email:
Sofia.Murhem[AT-sign]ekhist.uu.se
Telephone:
+4618-471 7310
Mobile phone:
+46 70 1679119
Visiting address:
Ekonomikum, Kyrkogårdsg. 10
Postal address:
Box 513
751 20 UPPSALA

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PhD, associate professor in economic history.

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Biography

My main research areas are post-war Swedish and European industrial relations, regulations, second-hand retail, consumption and credits from the 18th century onwards. I have written on, among other things, European integration and industrial relations, the European social sector dialogue,  industrial relations in SMEs and in the service sector. In addition, I have studied the regulation of labour force immigration, flexicurity, and the effects on  industrial relations of privatizations of Swedish elder care and telecommunications.

I am currently together with two colleagues finishing a project, which I have lead, financed by the Swedish Research Council, on auctions in Sweden in the 18th and 19th century.

Ongoing research projects:

Old Credits. The development of pawn-broking in Sweden in relation to the development of other systems of credit, regulations and the emerging welfare state 1850-1950, 3-year research project financed by the Swedish Research Council and the Jan Wallander and Tom Hedelius Foundation

The European industrial citizen- he or she? The emerging European industrial relations regime from a gender perspective, The forgotten consumption, 3-year research project financed by FAS

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