Affiliated researchers

Hanna Mühlrad


Some questions that Hanna Mühlrad tries to answer in her reserach:

  • Abortion laws and women’s health: how does abortion legalization affect women’s health and welfare?
  • What are the long-term consequences of Cesarean section on maternal and child health, maternal labor supply and subsequent fertility?
  • What are the impacts of IVF reform on fertility, child quality and maternal labor supply?
  • What are the determinates and consequences of intimate partner violence?

Hanna Mühlrad



Hanna Mühlrad defended her dissertation in January 2018 at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Mühlrad is a Postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Economics at Lund University and at the Department of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital, Karolinska Institute as well as an affiliated researcher at the IFN. Mühlrad’s main research interests include reproductive health, fertility, female labor supply, maternal and child health.

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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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