Headlines 2016

The Global Award goes to Philippe Aghion


On Tuesday Professor Philippe Aghion, Collège de France, received the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2016. The award ceremony was held at Grand Hotel in Stockholm. Faced with an ample audience Aghion held a prize lecture on growth and innovation. Global Award is the world's leading award in entrepreneurship research, with a prize sum of almost one million. Philippe Aghion is one of today’s  most influential researchers in the field of economics.


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The partners behind the Award are Entrepreneurship Forum (Entreprenörskapsforum) and the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) with support from Vinnova and Stockholms Köpmansklubb. From left can be seen: Magnus Henrekson, IFN, Philippe Aghion and Johan Eklund, Entrepreneurship Forum (Entreprenörskapsforum) Photo: Karl Gabor.


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The prize lecture by Phillippe Aghion was followed by a panel discussion. From left can be seen Professor Pontus Braunerhjelm, KTH, Anna Breman, Chief Economist Swedbank, Professor Magnus Henrekson, IFN, Göran Marklund, Deputy Director General Vinnova and Professor Annika Rickne, KTH. Photo: Karl Gabor.


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Professor Aghion discussing with seminar participants in Spegelsalen, Grand Hotel. Photo: Karl Gabor.

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