Graduate students and Research assistants

Didrik Prohorenko

research assistant

Didrik Prohorenko


Ph : +46 8 665 4532


Didrik Prohorenko has a Degree of Master of Science in Business and Economics from Linköping University, and a Master of Science in Economics from Södertörn University. In his first master’s thesis, he examined the role of housing in the monetary transmission mechanism in Sweden and in his second master's thesis he wrote about cartel detection. He has also been a research assistant 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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