Marlous van Waijenburg

Appointment: 2017-2020
Economics

Marlous van Waijenburg
Marlous van Waijenburg (Ph.D. Northwestern) is an economic historian interested in the roots of relative African poverty, and specifically in the economic legacies of colonialism. Her projects focus on the development of material living standards, skill-formation, and fiscal institutions, and are methodologically situated at the intersection of African history, development economics, and political economy. Her work has appeared in The Journal of Economic History and The Journal of African History.