Affiliated researchers

Johan Klaesson



Some questions that Johan Klaesson tries to answer in his research:

  • Which urban and regional factors influence productivity and wage levels?
  • How do geographical factors influence the location pattern of the service sector?
  • How do the transport infrastructure influence local and regional labor markets?

New research

Ethnic Enclaves and Segregation: Self-Employment and Employment Patterns Among Forced Migrants Johan Klaesson and Özge Öner

Johan Klaesson


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Johan Klaesson recived his PhD in economics  in 2001 at Jönköping International Business School (JIBS). Since 2014 Johan Klaesson is a Professor of Economics at JIBS. Earlier, he has worked as an economist and analyst at the Swedish Board of Agriculture.

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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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