Research on Social Networks and Entrepreneurship Rewarded with €100,000

The 2018 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research goes to Olav Sorenson, Professor Yale School of Management. Sorenson is awarded for showing how entrepreneurial activity and innovation are strongly embedded in socially and spatially bounded relationships. The Global Award is the foremost international award in entrepreneurship research with a prize sum of €100,000.

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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 Entrepreneurship Forum and professor KTH, says in the Atlantic.

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Swedish Schumpeter Lecture 2017: GO Beyond GDP!

October 3 Swedish Schumpeter Lecture 2017 took place. Mark Skousen was this year’s lecturer and talked about GO, or Gross Output.  GO can serve as complementary measure of GDP and is a broader measure of economic activity. According to Skousen the business sector is considered far more important than consumer spending and government stimulus, which […]

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Since 2014, the US is publishing GO – Gross Output – as a complementary measure of GDP. GO is a broader measure of economic activity and serves as a complement to GDP. According to Mark Skousen, one of the world’s most influential economists, who introduced the new measure in the United States, the business sector (entrepreneurship, capital […]

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Swedish Schumpeter Lecture 2017: Mark Skousen

On October 3 Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum will organize Swedish Schumpeter Lecture 2017. This year’s lecturer is Dr Mark Skousen. He is famous for highlighting GO – Gross Output as a complementary measure to GDP, is the author of over 25 books, including The Structure of Production and Making of Modern Economics, and was recently appointed one […]

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