Leading Research Environment
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 programmes are:
- economics of entrepreneurship
- globalization and corporate restructuring
- economics of the service sector
- economics of the electricity markets
- economics of institutions and culture.
The Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research has become firmly established as 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.
Shaker Zahra, Professor at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, is the winner of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2014.