Affiliated researchers

Ola Andersson

Associate Professor


Among the questions that Ola Andersson tries to answer with his research:

  • How do we take a risk on behalf of other people?
  • What are the patterns of behavior in auctions with multiple goods?
  • When does communication hurt/help cooperation?
  • How do we design an efficient school choice?
  • What shapes attention in decision making​?


New research

Differences Attract: An Experimental Study of Focusing in Economic Choice Ola Andersson, Jim Ingebretsen Carlson and Erik Wengström

Please find more detailed information at my external webpage

Ola Andersson


Mob : +46 70 432 2450


Ola Andersson received his doctorate in economics in 2008 at Lund University. Between 2008 and 2011 he was a researcher at the Stockholm School of Economics and between 2012 and 2016 he was a research affiliate at the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) in Stockholm. He is currently Associate Professor (Docent) at  the Department of Economics, Uppsala University and affiliated to IFN. 

Leading Research Environment

IFN at the top


Illustration puff sid 1


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. 

Research Institute of Industrial Economics, Grevgatan 34 - 2 fl, Box 55665, SE-102 15 Stockholm, Sweden | Phone: +46-(0)8-665 45 00 |