Graduate students and Research assistants

Louise Johannesson

Ph.D. Student

Research interests: Applied econometrics, International Economics, Trade agreements, World Trade Organization, Dispute settlement and Industrial Organization

New research

Five Scenarios in Search for a Director. WTO Judges, Their Terms of References, Scope of Competence, Remedies they Proscribe, and the Consequences for the Addressees Louise Johannesson and Petros C. Mavroidis



 Lennart Erixon, Louise Johannesson, "Is the Psychology of High Profits Favorable to Industrial Renewal? Experimental Evidence for the Theory of Transformation Pressure and Schumpeterian Economics" (2015) Journal of Evolutionary Economics publicerad online 20 mars 2015.

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 Henrik Horn, Louise Johannesson, Petros C. Mavroidis, "The WTO Dispute Settlement System 1995–2010: Some Descriptive Statistics" (2011) Journal of World Trade 45(6) 1107–1138.

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 Thelin, Eric Peter , Louise Kwee Young Johannesson, David W Nelson och Bo-Michael Bellander (2013), "S100B is an important outcome predictor in traumatic brain injury", Journal of Neurotrauma 30(7): 519–528.

Working Papers

Petros C. Mavroidis, Louise Johannesson, "Black Cat, White Cat. The Identity of WTO Judges", (2015).

Louise Johannesson


Ph: +46 8 665 4514


Louise Johannesson holds a Bachelors and Masters degree from Stockholm University She has previously worked as a teacher’s assistant in econometrics and microeconomics at Stockholm University.

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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.

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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, Stockholms Köpmansklubb.

Hernando de Soto, President of the Institute for Liberty and Democracy (ILD), in Lima, Peru, is the winner of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2017. He will receive the award at a ceremony on May 15, 2016, in Stockholm.

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