Research faculty

Erik Lundin


Among the questions that Erik Lundin tries to answer with his reserach:

  • How do firms exercise market power in electricity markets?
  • How do firms engage in rent seeking in network industries?
  • What is the role of Government in the transition towards a green electricity market?

New research

Market Power and Joint Ownership: Evidence from Nuclear Plants in Sweden Erik Lundin

My main fields of interest is empirical industrial organization, especially energy economics and electricity restructuring. My current research focuses on (i) market power in electricity markets, (ii) regulation of network industries, and (iii) the transition towards a green electricity market.

For list of publications and CV, see

Erik Lundin


Mob : +46 70 752 5847


Erik Lundin holds a Ph.D. in economics from Stockholm School of Economics. The title of his dissertation is "Empirical Essays on Strategic Behavior in the Electricity and Water Sectors". He is one of the researchers within the research program Sustainable Energy Transition. 


Leading Research Environment

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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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