Research

Participation in Funded Projects

Geography, State capacity and economic change. A spatial approach to development and its determinants in peripheral economies 19th-21st centuries, Research project funded by the Ministry of Science and Innovation, Alfonso Herranz-Loncán (PI), Unversidad de Barcelona/ Spain (2019 – 2021)

Work in Progress

Juif, D. (forthcoming in 2021). “Labour migration to the mines in Central and Southern Africa”. In: Migration in Africa Shifting Patterns of Mobility from the 19th to the 21st Century, edited by Michiel de Haas and Ewout Frankema. Routledge.

“Does Abortion Liberalization Accelerate Fertility Decline? A Worldwide Time-series Analysis” (with Juan Fernández), submitted to Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health.

“Monetary compensation and wellbeing of copper mine labour in Chile and the central
African Copperbelt: a long-term comparative perspective” (with Sergio Garrido)

 “Ambivalent Colonial Encounters: Numeracy of Indigenous Ethnic Groups in 19th Century South Africa” (with Joerg Baten and Ewout Frankema)

“Occupational structures in the Belgian Congo and Ruanda-Urundi” (with Michiel de Haas and Ewout Frankema), prepared book chapter for A Comparative History of Occupational Structure and Urbanization Across Africa, edited by Leigh Shaw-Taylor and Gareth Austin.

“Is Female Empowerment an Antidote against the ‘Resource Curse’? A network analysis of the gender-specific local impact of the copper industry in 19th and 20th century Huelva” (with Katharina Mühlhoff)