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Johan Henrik ÁKERMAN

economist

Johan Henrik ÁKERMAN, economist.

Background

ÁKERMAN, Johan Henrik was born in 1891 in Stockholm, Sweden.

Education

Fil. Lie., Dr University Lund, 1927, 1929.

Career

Swedish economist who devoted his life to the development of a theoretical framework for the explana- tion of historical change. His approach did not find favour in the Englishspeaking world, since it relegated economic analysis to a minor role in the study of economic structures and denied its ability to explain the origins of and change in such structures. Assistant Professor, Professor, Professor Emeritus, University Lund, 1932^13, 1943-1960, 1960-1961.