Roger Svensson

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Education

Associate Professor of Innovations and International Technology Transfer at Mälardalen University, April, 2003.

Doctor of Economics at Uppsala University, April 1996.

Licentiate of Philosophy at Gothenburg University, June 1993.

Bachelor of Science in Economics at Gothenburg University, September 1990.

Referee for the following journals

Applied Economics, Economic Inquiry, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Technology Transfer, Managerial Finance, Public Choice, Research Policy. Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Small Business Economics, Technovation, Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv

Discussant

Discussant to Benny Borgman, Licentiate thesis, CESIS, The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), June 2007.

Discussant to Olof Ejermo, final seminar for the degree of Doctor of Economics, Department of Economics, Jönköping International Business School, February 2004.

Discussant to Anita du Rietz, final seminar for the degree of Doctor of Economics, The Department of Innovation, Design and Product Development, Mälardalen University, March 2003.

Discussant to Hans Lööf, final seminar for the degree of Doctor of Technology, The Institute of Industrial Economics and Management (INDEK), The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), November 2001.

Discussant to Dan Johansson, final seminar for the degree of Doctor of Technology, The Institute of Industrial Economics and Management (INDEK), The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), March 2001.

Responsible for the Collection of Databases

Database on commercialization of patents owned by inventors and small firms. Response rate: 80 %. (Collected 2003)

Database on procurement and internationalisation of consulting services. Response rate: 90%. (Collected 1998)

The IUI Survey of Swedish multinational firms 1994. Response rate: 90%. (Collected 1995-96)

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.

Professor Philippe Aghion, Collège de France, is the winner of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2016. He will receive the award at a ceremony on May 10, 2016, in Stockholm.

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