Current Projects

Race to the bottom? Family labour, household livelihood and consumption in the relocation of global cotton manufacturing

The project Race to the Bottom? Family labour, household livelihood and consumption in the relocation of global cotton manufacturing explores the macro-economic global relocation of textile production from a micro-level perspective: households’ labour and consumption decisions. It comprises a comparative study of changes in labour allocation and consumption at the household level, to...
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Industriousness in an imperial economy

Interactions of households' work patterns, time allocation and consumption in the Netherlands and the Netherlands-Indies, 1815-1940 Funding Agency: NWO (Dutch Science Foundation), Vidi-scholarship (2013-2017) This NWO-funded Vidi-project aims to explain changes in women’s and children’s work patterns and time allocation in the metropole and in the colony from the perspective...
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