Graduate students and Research assistants

Simon Ek

Ph.D. student

Publications:

Calmfors, Lars, Simon Ek, Ann-Sofie Kolm, Tuomas Pekkarinen and Per Skedinger (2018), Arbetsmarknadsekonomisk rapport – olika vägar till jobb (Different paths to employment), The Swedish Labour Policy Council, Stockholm.

Calmfors, Lars, Simon Ek, Ann-Sofie Kolm, Tuomas Pekkarinen and Per Skedinger (2018), Arbetsmarknadsekonomisk rappporthur fungerar kollektivavtalen? (How well are collective agreements working?), The Swedish Labour Policy Council, Stockholm.

Ek, Simon and Magnus Henrekson (2018), ”Citeringar – att mäta och att mäta rätt” (citations – to measure and to measure properly), Ekonomisk Debatt, Vol. 46, No. 1.

Ek, Simon and Magnus Henrekson (2018), ”Citeringar – en jämförelse av tre olika mått” (Citations – a comparison of three metrics), Policy Paper No. 81, Institutet för Näringslivsforskning, Stockholm.

Ek, Simon and Roger Svensson (2017), ”Immateriella tillgångar, innovationer och ekonomisk tillväxt/välstånd på makronivå” (Macro-level intangible assets, innovation and economic growth) in Samband mellan immateriella tillgångar, innovation och ekonomisk tillväxt: två kunskapsöversikter, Vinnova Rapport VR 2017:03, Stockholm.

Simon Ek

Contact

simon.ek@ifn.se

Introduction

Simon Ek previously worked both as a research assistant at IFN and as secretary for the Swedish Labour Policy Council (Arbetsmarknadsekonomiska rådet), located at the institute. In August 2018, he will enter the Ph.D. programme in Economics at Uppsala University. Simon is interested in labor market and education issues in general, and wage formation in particular.

 

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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

 

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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.

Professor Olav Sorenson, Yale, is the winner of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2018. 

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