About IFN




Magnus Henrekson, Professor
Phone: +46 (0)8 665 4502
E-mail: magnus.henrekson@ifn.se

Deputy Director

Lars Persson, Professor
Phone: +46 (0)8 665 4504
E-mail: lars.persson@ifn.se

Elisabeth Precht
Phone: +46 (0)8 665 4525, Mobile: +46 (0)73 682 4040
E-mail: elisabeth.precht@ifn.se


Program directors

Globalization and Corporate Restructuring

Joacim Tåg, Ph.D. 
Phone: +46 (0)8 665 4524
E-mail: joacim.tag@ifn.se

Economics of Entrepreneurship

Magnus Henrekson, Professor
Phone: +46 (0)8 665 4502
E-mail: magnus.henrekson@ifn.se

Lars Persson, Professor
Phone: +46 (0)8 665 4504
E-mail: lars.persson@ifn.se  

The Economics of the Service Sector

Henrik Jordahl, Associate Professor
Phone: +46 (0)8 665 4533
E-mail: henrik.jordahl@ifn.se

The Economics of Electricity Markets

Thomas Tangerås, Associate Professor
Phone: +46 (0)8 665 4526
E-mail: thomas.tangeras@ifn.se

The Economics of Institutions and Culture Niclas Berggren, Associate Professor
Ph: +46 (8) 665 4520
E-mail: niclas.berggren@ifn.se


An Agenda for Europe

Institutional Reform for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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The authors of this book, Niklas Elert, Magnus Henrekson and Mikael Stenkula, advise the economies of the European Union to become more entrepreneurial in promoting innovation and economic growth. The authors propose a reform strategy with respect to several aspects to achieve this goal.

International cooperation

Visiting researchers

Collaborating with others is essential for IFN as a research institute. Our researchers co-author articles with colleagues from other institutes, and many also teach at various universities and colleges.

As part of our extensive program of guest researchers, leading international researchers visit the institute. The visitors present and pursue their research as well as interact and cooperate with researchers at IFN.

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Global Award

Research on entrepreneurship




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 Olav Sorenson, Yale, is the winner of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2018. He will receive the award at a ceremony on May 14, 2018, in Stockholm.

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