Ojala Jari, Professor, Head of the Department

Subject:
history
Room:
H212

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Dr. Jari Ojala is a professor of comparative business history at the University of Jyvaskyla and the Editor-in-Chief in Scandinavian Economic History Review. He specializes in economic, business and maritime history.

His recent articles include "Deskilling and Decline in Skill Premiums during the Age of Sail: Swedish and Finnish Seamen, 1751–1913" (with Jaakko Pehkonen ja Jari Eloranta) in Explorations in Economic History, 61 (2016), 85 – 94 and "Maritime history: A health check" (with Stig Tenold) in International Journal of Maritime History, 29:2 (2017), 344 – 354.

In 2016 Ojala was awarded the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters’ Eino Jutikkala Prize for outstanding research in history.

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