This Website uses cookies. By using this website you are agreeing to our use of cookies and to the terms and conditions listed in our data protection policy. Read more

China's economy is in trouble

IFN's CEO tells us more in Swedish Aktuellt

China is facing major economic problems. One of these is the crisis in the real estate sector, which slows down growth and risks leading to a financial crisis.

Fredrik Sjöholm, CEO and researcher at IFN, visits SVT's Aktuellt and tells us more.

Watch Aktuellt here.

New publications

Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications

On the Curvature of Homogeneous Function

Consider a quasiconcave, upper semicontinuous and homogeneous of degree $\gamma$ function $f$. This paper shows that the reciprocal of the degree of homogeneity, $1/\gamma$, can be interpreted as a me…
Journal Article

Top scholar wins foremost global entrepreneurship award with a prize sum € 100,000

The 2023 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research goes to Per Davidsson, Professor at Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) and at the Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research, QUT Business School.

Davidsson is awarded for his role as a pioneer of influential and high-quality research contributions and as a community builder in the entrepreneurship field. The Global Award is the foremost international award in entrepreneurship research with a prize sum of € 100,000.

Read more about the prize on




New research program: Taxes and Society

The tax policy research group at IFN has as its main purpose to increase knowledge about the importance of taxes for the Swedish economy. Taxes are the main source of funding of investments in infrastructure and public welfare, and they redistribute resources between individuals and groups in the population. The effects of taxes on individuals and firms are complex, but it is clear that they have a large influence on the size of the economy as well as its long-term growth potential. The importance of studying the role of taxes for economic activity is large.

Read more about the research program

15 August 2023

Global Wealth Report 2023

The Global Wealth Report, in its fourteenth edition, explores how wealth is created, how it varies across regions globally, and how it is distributed among the world’s population. This year’s edition of the Global Wealth Report provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date source of information available on global household wealth, and Daniel Waldenström, researcher at IFN, is one of its authors.

12 June 2023

Conference: Taxes and distribution policy

IFN:s new research program "Taxes and Society" has organized an international conference. Researchers from other Nordic countries and the US attended the conference in Vaxholm with the purpose to present new research on taxes and distributional issues.