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Global Award 2023

Swedish researcher received world-leading entrepreneurship award!

The Global Award is the world's leading award in entrepreneurship research. The prize was this year awarded to Per Davidsson, professor at the Jönköping International Business School and at the Australian Center for Entrepreneurship Research, QUT Business School.

The award was presented by Minister of Finance Elisabeth Svantesson and the award ceremony took place at Operaterrassen in Stockholm.

Per Davidsson received the €100 000 award for his pioneering and influential research and networking in the field of entrepreneurship. This research on entrepreneurship and culture, and on growth in small businesses, has strengthened, broadened and developed entrepreneurship as a research field.

For more information, please visit the Global Award website.

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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.

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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