18-12-13

Swedish Economic Forum: Navigating through uncertainty

The Swedish Economic Forum Report 2018 “Navigating through uncertainty – entrepreneurship, innovations and experimental policy” highlights continuous adaptability as a critical factor in maintaining high prosperity. Chapters 2, 3, 4 and 7 are written in English covering aspects of experimental policy and governance in Sweden, UK, Finland, USA and China.  

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18-11-07

David Audretsch on creative destruction and destructive creation

October 31, Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum hosted Swedish Schumpeter lecture. This year, David Audretsch, Professor at the Department of Public Environment and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), Indiana University, lecured. His topic was “Creative Destruction or Destructive Creation?”.

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18-09-17

Eklund and Lappi in Journal of Regulatory Economics

Johan Eklund and Emma Lappi, both Swedish Entreprenurship Forum,  find that product market regulations negatively influence competition and increase permanent rents, resulting in misallocation of resources in the article ”Product regulations and persistence of profits: OECD evidence” recently published in Journal of Regulatory Economics.

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18-09-14

Measure impact for better policy

On 11 September, Max Nathan, Deputy Director What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth (WWG) visited Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum to share some lessons and experiences from working with policy impact evaluation in the UK. What should be measured and what constitutes an efficient policy? A conversation the invited panelists enthusiastically joined.  

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18-09-03

Highly cited in Journal of Economic Geography

Journal of Economic Geography highlights and grants free access to a few of their most cited articles. Among these are an article about entrepreneurship clusters written by Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum researchers Martin Andersson and Johan P Larsson.

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18-08-22

Circular economy focusing on China

23 representatives from different districts in Beijing, China, interested in learning more about circular economy visited Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum. Almas Heshmati, Professor at Sogang University, Seoul, Korea, and Jönköping International Business School, presented the report “A Review of the Circular Economy and its Implementation in China, Sweden and Europe”.

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18-08-16

Born globals – presence, performance and prospects

In a recent published article in the scientific journal International Business Review, Pontus Braunerhjelm and Torbjörn Halldin analyze the occurrence and performance of so-called born globals over time. The authors show that contrary to expectations, born globals is a rare phenomenon.

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18-08-10

Workshop: From startup to scale-up

During the last decade, ’Scale-Ups’ have increasingly become an established feature of the business policy landscape. However, research in entrepreneurship and management provides limited insight into the factors that enable successful transitions from start-ups to scale-ups. To fill in the gaps Henley Business School, Indiana University and Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum will organize a workshop Oktober 29-30 […]

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18-06-14

Swedish GEM-results shows a decline in entrepreneurship

In 2017, Swedish entrepreneurship decreased, 7.3 percent of the Swedish population is now active at an early stage or operates a young company. Even growth ambitions, as well as level of innovation, have decreased according to the entrepreneurs. The decline in entrepreneurial activity depends solely on a decrease in women’s entrepreneurship.

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18-05-21

Award Ceremony Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2018

Olav Sorenson, Professor Yale School of Managenment, received this year’s Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research at a prize ceremony at Grand Hôtel in Stockholm May 14th. The prize consisting of 100,000 euros was awarded by Helene Hellmark Knutsson, Minister of Higher Education and Research.

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18-05-02

Philanthropy: the art of putting wealth to work for the common good

Johanna Palmberg and Pontus Braunerhjelm, both Research Directors at Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum, contributed to HistPhil‘s forum on philanthropy in Sweden with an article on a new social contract. The two authors describe shifting intellectual currents in Sweden which are making it increasingly favorable for philanthropy and conclude by suggesting ways for philanthropic giving to play an increasingly greater […]

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18-04-17

Prize Lecture: Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2018

Welcome to the  Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research ceremony and prize lecture at Grand Hôtel in Stockholm on May 14. This year, Olav Sorenson, Professor Yale School of Management, is awarded the foremost international award in entrepreneurship research with a prize sum of € 100,000. Sorenson is awarded for showing how entrepreneurial activity and innovation are strongly embedded in […]

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18-04-16

Concentrated ownership reduces capital market efficiency

In an efficient economy, capital should be rapidly redistributed – from companies and sectors in decline – to more profitable investment opportunities. In a working paper, cited by the Asian NewsLens, Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum’s Johan Eklund and Sameeksha Desai, Kauffman Foundation, write that a more concentrated ownership reduces capital market efficiency. Economies with highly concentrated […]

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18-03-15

Research on Social Networks and Entrepreneurship Rewarded with €100,000

The 2018 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research goes to Olav Sorenson, Professor Yale School of Management. Sorenson is awarded for showing how entrepreneurial activity and innovation are strongly embedded in socially and spatially bounded relationships. The Global Award is the foremost international award in entrepreneurship research with a prize sum of €100,000.

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