Corporate Strategies to Internationalise the Cost of Capital


The focus of this book is to illustrate successful strategies employed by Nordic firms to internationalize their capital expenditure. Some of the cases capture solutions for companies residing in highly regulated, segmented, and illiquid capital markets. Other cases illustrate solutions for companies residing in the deregulated, nearly unsegmented capital markets of today.The book is of great interest to actors on financial markets but also useful in courses on finance and industrial organisation.

For their research presented in this book, the authors have received the award for outstanding research in international financial management from the International Financial Management Association in Denmark.

An Agenda for Europe

Institutional Reform for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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The authors of this book, Niklas Elert, Magnus Henrekson and Mikael Stenkula, advise the economies of the European Union to become more entrepreneurial in promoting innovation and economic growth. The authors propose a reform strategy with respect to several aspects to achieve this goal.


Seminars organized by IFN


To present ongoing research informal brown-bag seminars are held on Mondays at 11:30 am. This is an opportunity for IFN researchers to test ideas and results.

Academically oriented seminars are most of the time held on Wednesdays at 10 am. At these events researchers from IFN and other institutions present their research.

In addition, IFN organizes seminars open to the public. Topics for these are derived from the IFN research.

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