Research faculty

Daniel Knutsson


Some of the questions Daniel Knutsson tries to answer in his research:

  • How can quality and efficiency in healthcare be improved?
  • How important were public health efforts during the 19th century?
  • Did privatizing common land through land reform increase agricultural productivity in Sweden during the 19th century?



New research

Quality and Efficiency Between Public and Private Firms: Evidence From the Ambulance Services Daniel Knutsson and Björn Tyrefors

Daniel Knutsson


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Daniel Knutsson received his Ph.D. from Stockholm University in August, 2018. His dissertation focuses on how historical public health efforts affected health. 


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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