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IFN Stockholm Conference 2012 – globalization, organization and the ownership of firms


Firms are continually striving to improve efficiency in response to the forces of globalization. Recent research has shown that firms' organization, vertical specialization, management practices and ownership play an important role in determining performance. While recent work has made great strides towards understanding these phenomena, many questions still remain. In an effort to advance research in this area, the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) organized an international two-day conference on these issues on June 14‒15, 2012. The conference was for invited researchers only.

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