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Lars Persson

Professor, Deputy Director

Lars Persson is Professor in economics, Deputy Director at IFN, and IFN Senior Research Fellow. In addition, he is research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR, London) and the ifo Institute in Munich. He has served as an economic expert judge at the District Court of Stockholm, and has been visiting professor at the European University Institute and Purdue University.

IFN Researcher
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Lars Persson

+46 (0)8 665 4504
Research interests: Competition policy, Digitalization, Economic growth, Entrepreneurship, Industrial economics, Innovation, International investments, Private equity, venture capital, Technological change

Among the questions that Lars Persson tries to answer with his research:

  • How does industrial policy affect incentives for entrepreneurs to invest in innovative business projects?
  • What effect has a more protectionist approach to business ownership abroad in regards to efficiency in the domestic structural change?
  • How does digitalization affect the industrial restructuring process?
  • Are social norms corporate company-specific or country-specific?
  • How does the rise of the private equity market affect efficiency in trade and businesses?
  • Do we need more or less diversity to develop businesses?
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  • Among the questions that Lars Persson tries to answer with his research:
  • How does industrial policy affect incentives for entrepreneurs to invest in innovative business projects?
  • What effect has a more protectionist approach to business ownership abroad in regards to efficiency in the domestic structural change?
  • How does digitalization affect the industrial restructuring process?
  • Are social norms corporate company-specific or country-specific?
  • How does the rise of the private equity market affect efficiency in trade and businesses?
  • Do we need more or less diversity to develop businesses?