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From Entrepreneurial Chaos to Growth: A Policy Agenda

On Wednesday 21 October, Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum organizes a workshop with focus on entrepreneurial activity, attitude and ambition in Europe, China and the US at the World Entrepreneurship Forum in Hangzhou, China. What are the similarities and differences between Europe, China and the US in terms of level of entrepreneurial activity, ambition of entrepreneurs in terms of growth, internalization and innovation, and the attitudes towards entrepreneurship? And what are the policy implications? The latest findings results of Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) will be presented along with a closer look at different types of entrepreneurship.

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Augusto Lopez Claros

Swedish Business Climate in Need of Reform

On October 1 Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum arranged a seminar when Augusto López-Claros, Director of Global Indicators and Analysis at the World Bank, visited Sweden to present results from two World Bank reports on the Swedish business climate. Even though Sweden is doing well, there is room for improvement; not least in the education system, tax levels […]

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New talent at Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum

This fall, five new co-workers have started work at Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum. Pardis Nabavi is our new researcher replacing Maria Adenfelt and Ylva Skoogberg takes over from Mikael Jorstig to lead projects with regional focus. Professor Carl B Hamilton is our new affiliated researcher and senior advisor and our new PhD students, Emma Lappi and Joakim Skoog, add muscles to […]

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Braunerhjelm Visiting Scholar at STIAS

Professor Pontus Braunerhjelm will spend the month of September in South Africa as a Visiting Scholar at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS), an independent institute at the University of Stellenbosch. At STIAS, Professor Braunerhjelm will, apart from spending time on research, form part of the organising committee for the roundtable  conference “Innovation driven growth in […]

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Panel 15-07-02

Can reformed bankruptcy and insolvency rules lead to more entrepreneurship?

Wednesday 17 June Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and The Swedish Agency for Growth Analysis organized a seminar that discussed whether Sweden should reform the bankruptcy and insolvency rules in order to improve the conditions for entrepreneurship. Participants included Robert Eberhart, Professor at Santa Clara University and Stanford University.

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Entrepreneurial climate and prospective growth

How can policymakers facilitate and foster entrepreneurship? And how can women entrepreneurship improve? That was questions discussed when Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum launched a new report, The Entrepreneurial Code – Entrepreneurial climate and prospective growth in Europe and US, at the House of Sweden on June 1 2015.

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U.S. Twice as Entrepreneurial as Europe

The U.S. entrepreneurial level, 13.8 percent, is about twice that of the EU-countries. And China is basically on par with the U.S. according to the new report “The entrepreneurial code – A Comparative Study of Entrepreneurial Dynamics in China, Europe and the U.S.” from Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum. The report is based on data from the […]

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