Ewout Frankema, Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands

Tessa Avermaete

Ewout Frankema is professor of Economic and Environmental History at Wageningen University, editor-in-chief of the Journal of Global History and research fellow of the UK Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). 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. Frankema has studied History, Economics and Philosophy at the University of Groningen, where he also obtained his PhD in Economics (2008). He has taught courses in history, economics and development studies at various universities in the Netherlands, as well as in Sweden, Benin, Uganda and Uruguay.


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