Research faculty

Joacim Tåg

Ph.D., Program Director

Among the questions that Joacim Tåg tries to answer with his research:

  • How are executives and workers allocated across firms?
  • How does changes in corporate ownership affect workers and firms?
  • Who becomes an entrepreneur, why, and when?

New research

Experience and Entrepreneurship: A Career Transition Perspective Christopher I. Rider, Peter Thompson, Aleksandra Kacperczyk and Joacim Tåg

Joacim is Program Director and Research Fellow at the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) in Stockholm, Sweden. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki and has been a Fulbright Scholar at New York University.

His research leverages Swedish administrative data to answer policy-relevant questions in labor, finance, and entrepreneurship. A central theme is the allocation of executives and workers across firms and/or into entrepreneurship. He also studies how ownership changes in firms affect workers, and he has done work on optimal regulation of IT, telecom, and media companies. His research is detailed in over 30 publications and working papers and has been featured in major national and international newspapers. It has close to 1000 cites in Google Scholar and ranks top decile by all-time downloads worldwide in SSRN.

For list of publications and CV, see www.joacimtag.se.

 

IFN Newsletter 

Private equity: transformation or tax evasion? (with Martin Olsson) IFN Newsletter 1-2015.

Joacim Tåg

Contact

Ph : +46 8 665 4524
joacim.tag@ifn.se

Introduction

Joacim is Program Director and Research Fellow at the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) in Stockholm, Sweden. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki and has been a Fulbright Scholar at New York 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

 

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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, Lars Backsell.

Professor Boyan Jovanovic, New York University, is the winner of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2019. 

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