|Centre for Global Economic History at Utrecht University|
The Centre for Global Economic History (CGEH) is the platform for pioneering research into the long term evolution of the world economy and its components at Utrecht University. The key themes of research are institutions, economic growth and inequality – and one of the main objectives is to attempt to quantify the long term changes in the world economy in order to more carefully test theories from social sciences about the causes behind the wealth and poverty of nations.
|International Economic History Association|
The IEHA has been established in 1960, and unites economic historians from 20 countries in Africa, America, Asia, Europe and Oceania. Every three or four years the IEHA organizes a World Economic History Congress. The association's next Congress will take place in Utrecht in 2009.
|Origins and Impacts of Institutions|
Utrecht University research focus area Origins and Impacts of Institutions
|Research Institute for History and Culture|
The Research Institute for History and Culture (Onderzoekinstituut voor Geschiedenis en Cultuur, OGC) is one of the four research institutes within Utrecht University's faculty of Humanities. OGC facilitates and promotes excellent research in the fields of history and culture at the faculty of Humanities. Owing to the monitoring and advancement of research quality, OGC's research ranks among the international top of the field.
|Utrecht University library|
Utrecht University Library renders services in the field of information supply for scientific research and education to the members of the academic community. The library manages a considerable cultural inheritance which is increased and catalogued for the university and the society. In rendering these services, Utrecht University Library supports the University's objectives: education, research and social service, emphasizing a customer-focused approach and flexible services.
|XVth World Economic History Congress, Utrecht 2009|
The World Economic History Congress. In 2009 the International Economic History Association (IEHA) will hold its XVth World Economic History Congress in Utrecht, The Netherlands, from August 3 to 7. The organizing institutions are Utrecht University and the International Institute of Social History.