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Harald Edquist

Associate Professor

Harald Edquist is Master Researcher Macroeconomics at Ericsson AB. He is affiliated with IFN where he was previously engaged in the international research project COINVEST (Competitiveness, Innovation and Intangible Investment in Europe). Harald has also worked as a Research Director at the think tanks Forum for Reforms, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability (FORES) and the Centre for Business and Policy Studies (SNS). He has also been engaged in international research projects at the Swiss Bank UBS and the OECD.

Affiliated Researcher
Research interests: Economic history, Innovation, Macro economics, Sustainability, Technological change, Telecom

Among the questions that Harald Edquist tries to answer with his research:

  • How important are investments in ICT and particularly in mobile broadband for economic development?
  • What methods can be used to analyze 5G, 6G and IoT from an economic perspective?
  • How will digitalization, IoT and automation effect productivity and jobs?
  • How can we measure the economic effects from ICT beyond GDP?
Published at IFN
Journal Articles
Book Chapters
Working Papers
Articles in Swedish
Popular Science
Policy Papers (discontinued)
IFN Newsletter