Prize Lecture: Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2018

Welcome to the  Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research ceremony and prize lecture at Grand Hôtel in Stockholm on May 14. This year, Olav Sorenson, Professor Yale School of Management, is awarded the foremost international award in entrepreneurship research with a prize sum of € 100,000.

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Concentrated ownership reduces capital market efficiency

In an efficient economy, capital should be rapidly redistributed – from companies and sectors in decline – to more profitable investment opportunities. In a working paper, cited by the Asian NewsLens, Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum’s Johan Eklund and Sameeksha Desai, Kauffman Foundation, write that a more concentrated ownership reduces capital market efficiency. Economies with highly concentrated […]

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Braunerhjelm in the Atlantic: Why Sweden has so many start-ups

Even though Sweden is a high tax country, there are 20 start-ups per 1,000 employees, compared to just five in the United States. Why is that? One reason is that if you make it more difficult for monopolies to dominate the market, then you will have new firms entering the market, Pontus Braunerhjelm, research director Swedish […]

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