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PhD Project Title: Patently peculiar: The patent system of the Netherlands, 1814-1869

E-Mail Address: H.Wagenaar@qub.ac.uk

Supervisors: Dr Chris Colvin (Management School), Dr Chris Coyle (Management School), Prof Dr Norma Dawson (Law School)

Research Statement

Homer Wagenaar (MA, Groningen University) is a PhD student in Economics at Queen's. His research focuses on the law and economics of the patent system of the Netherlands in the nineteenth century, until its abolition in 1869.

Research Interests

Economic History, Legal History, (International) Political Economy, Institutions, Interdisciplinary Research


Homer holds a BA in International Relations and an MA in Modern History and International Relations, both obtained at the University of Groningen with a cum laude distinction.

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Research Output

  • 1 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 1 Article

Economics versus history

Colvin, C. L. & Wagenaar, H., Dec 2018, An Economist's Guide to Economic History. Blum, M. & Colvin, C. L. (eds.). Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 13-20 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  • Een door crises gestuurde ontwikkeling: Hoe het Groningse bijstandsbeleid in de jaren negentig veranderde

    Translated title of the contribution: A transformation through crises: How the social assistance policy of Groningen changed in the ninetiesWagenaar, H., 13 Oct 2018, In : Historisch Jaarboek Groningen. 2018, p. 125-143

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    7 Downloads (Pure)


    Utrecht Network Young researchers' grant

    Wagenaar, Homer (Recipient), 18 Mar 2019

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

  • Activities

    • 4 Public lecture/debate/seminar
    • 3 Participation in conference
    • 2 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
    • 1 Editorial activity

    HOST seminar Brussels: What happens under a flexible patent law? The Patent system of the Netherlands, 1815-1869.

    Homer Wagenaar (Invited speaker)

    08 Jun 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    Royal Economic Society Conference 2020

    Homer Wagenaar (Member of the organising committee), , Aine Doran (Member of the organising committee), , Haicheng Jiang (Member of the organising committee), , Anne Devlin (Member of the organising committee), , Laura Wurm (Member of the organising committee), & Chandril Ghosh (Member of the organising committee)

    09 Apr 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Koninklijke Brill (Publisher)

    Chris Colvin (Peer reviewer), & Homer Wagenaar (Peer reviewer)

    2020 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity