Affiliated researchers

Dany Kessel



Some of the questions Dany Kessel tries to answer in his research:

  • What are the causes of school segregation?
  • What are the effects of altering school priority structures?
  • Can information on school quality improve the outcomes of school choice?

New research

The Impact of Banning Mobile Phones in Swedish Secondary Schools Dany Kessel, Hulda Lif Hardardottir and Björn Tyrefors

Dany Kessel


Mob : +46 70 717 3802


Dany Kessel defended his Ph.D. dissertation at the Department of Economics, Stockholm University, in September 2018. Since January 2019 Dany Kessel is doing a three-year postdoc at the Institution of Social Sciences at Södertörn University 

Leading Research Environment

IFN at the top


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The Research Institute of Industrial Economics, IFN, is a private and independent foundation devoted to pursuing highly relevant research for trade and industry.

The researchers at IFN are united in their belief that economic methods offer a powerful tool for understanding society.

The main research programs are:

  1. economics of entrepreneurship
  2. globalization and corporate restructuring
  3. economics of the service sector
  4. economics of the electricity markets
  5. economics of institutions and culture.

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, Lars Backsell.

Professor Boyan Jovanovic, New York University, is the winner of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2019. 

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