The Economics of Entrepreneurship

Research projects

Collaborative innovation blocs

Project manager: Niklas Elert

Commercialization of Swedish Patents

Project manager: Roger Svensson

Entrepreneurial Innovations and Private Equity Acquisitions

Project manager: Lars Persson

The overall purpose of this research project is to contribute to increased knowledge about the interaction between actors with different forms of ownership in the innovation and restructuring process and how different institutions affect the efficiency of this process. Initially, we focus on two sub-areas: Entrepreneurial innovations and taxation, and 2) Ownership efficiency and taxation.


Project manager: Mikael Stenkula

Policies for Fast-growing Companies

Project manager: Magnus Henrekson

Talent Development and Institutional Factors

Project manager: Lars Persson

The Distribution of Income and Wealth in Sweden

Project manager: Daniel Waldenström

The Political Economics of Entrepreneurship

Project manager: Magnus Henrekson

The Swedish Tax System in a Historical Perspective

Project manager: Mikael Stenkula

Taxation Research Project

Project manager: Daniel Waldenström

International cooperation

Visiting researchers

Collaborating with others is essential for IFN as a research institute. Our researchers co-author articles with colleagues from other institutes, and many also teach at various universities and colleges.

As part of our extensive program of guest researchers, leading international researchers visit the institute. The visitors present and pursue their research as well as interact and cooperate with researchers at IFN.

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