Economic and Industrial Democracy (EID)

Essential reading for all social scientists concerned with organisation of the workplace and economic life, Economic and Industrial Democracy, published by Sage, explores the new labour market, new work processes, as well as organizational aspects regarding working life and its policy implications. Central themes are the interaction between political, technological and economic factors and various aspects of labour markets, industrial relations and working life. An emphasis is also placed on international coverage of empirical findings including discussion of the changing social and economic conditions in labour markets, as well as human capital and participation issues, and the enhancement of working life, ranging from micro to macro levels in various countries.

Economic and Industrial Democracy is available on SAGE Journals Online. The Journal started in 1980 at Arbetslivscentrum, later National Institute of Working Life, Sweden. Earlier editors was Bengt Abrahamsson, Rudolf Meidner and Casten von Otter. Now the Editorial Office is situated at the Department of Economic History, Uppsala University, Sweden.

The impact factor in 2020 was 2.947.

EID on Sage Journals Online

Editorial team

Jan Ottosson, Professor in economic history at the Department of Economic History, Uppsala University. He has published in a wide range of areas, covering business history, financial history, transport history, regulations, industrial relations, and institutional theory, focusing on modern economic history of Sweden. 

Lars Magnusson, Professor in economic history at theDepartment of Economic History, Uppsala University. He has published several books and articles ranging from mercantilism, historical studies of work organization, and the economic history of Sweden, to name a few of several important contributions. He is a member of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Ann-Britt Hellmark, editorial assistant of the journal working at the Department of Economic History, Uppsala University.

Last modified: 2023-06-16