U20001 Pre-industrial occupation patterns in Sweden

Mattias Sandström, Maria Wisselgren, Päivi Jänkälä & Nina Brynefall
The researcher look at the case of Sweden, a late industrializer that developed into one of the most dynamic economies of the continent. The aim is to construct a database on the occupational structure of the Swedish parishes by gender from 1640 to 1900 using both censuses (from 1750) and non-conventional sources such as tax records and probate inventories (for 1640-1750). To collect information on this earlier period, we use Automated Text Recognition techniques and...
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