Hej, my name is Nick!

I’m a PhD student working with Scandinavian economic history at Lund University in Sweden. I previously worked as an economist and strategic adviser within government in Australia, before moving to Denmark in 2018 to undertake a master’s degree in economics.

Academic interests

  • long-term economic growth and productivity
  • human capital, particularly the role of education
  • economic history
  • macroeconomic theory

Current project

I’m attached to a research project on human capital acquisition across Denmark, Norway and Sweden during the period 1880-1920. The project uses individual-level records to track the background, education and work experience of students to better understand changes in employers’ demands for worker skills during a period of significant economic development.

The project is funded by Handelsbanken Research Foundation.

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