Affiliated researchers

Erik Prawitz

Ph.D. Candidate

Research interests: Economic development, political economy and economic history.

Some questions that Erik Prawitz tries to answer in his research:

  • How does migration affect innovative activity?
  • Can emigration affect the development of political institutions at home?
  • To what extent can new technologies, such as electricity, affect regional economic development?

 

 

Erik Prawitz

Contact

Mob: +46 70 430 3258
erik.prawitz@gmail.com

Introduction

Erik Prawitz is a Ph.D. Candidate at the Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), Stockholm University.

Leading Research Environment

IFN at the top

 

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The Research Institute of Industrial Economics, IFN, is a private and independent foundation devoted to pursuing highly relevant research for trade and industry.

The researchers at IFN are united in their belief that economic methods offer a powerful tool for understanding society.

The main research programs are:

  1. economics of entrepreneurship
  2. globalization and corporate restructuring
  3. economics of the service sector
  4. economics of the electricity markets
  5. economics of institutions and culture.

Global Award

Research on entrepreneurship

 

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The Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research is the foremost global award for research on entrepreneurship.This Prize is awarded annually with a prize sum of EUR 100,000.

IFN in cooperation with Entreprenörskapsforum and Vinnova are the principals of the award, in cooperation with the donor, Stockholms Köpmansklubb.

Hernando de Soto, President of the Institute for Liberty and Democracy (ILD), in Lima, Peru, is the winner of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2017. He will receive the award at a ceremony on May 15, 2016, in Stockholm.

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