Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2020 is awarded to John C. Haltiwanger, Professor of Economics at University of Maryland, USA. The award is presented at a ceremony that will be broadcasted from Stockholm on 19 May at 4 pm – 5.30 pm.

Haltiwanger is awarded for his pioneering research advancing our understanding of job creation and destruction, productivity growth, and the role of small business and entrepreneurial firms in economic development. The Global Award is the foremost international award in entrepreneurship research with a prize sum of € 100,000.

The ceremony will also feature comments from well-renowned experts from academia, business and policy and Professor Haltiwanger will share his research in a prize lecture.


Lars Backsell
Founder and Chairman of Recipharm
Johan Eklund
Managing Director Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and Professor BTH och JIBS
Maryann Feldman
Professor University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
John Haltiwanger
Professor University of Maryland, USA
Jan-Olof Jacke
Director General Confederation of Swedish Enterprise
Fredrik Sjöholm
Professor and Managing Director IFN
Maddy Savage
Journalist (Moderator)