Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum, The Swedish Agency for Growth Policy Analysis and The Swedish Embassy in Washington DC arranged a seminar regarding the interrelations between labor market rigidities, human capital and innovation in a globalized world on the 21st of October.
Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum funded the ”best paper award” on entreprenurship at the European Regional Science Association, ERSA, Summer School. Cédric Brunelles och Jean Dubés - both at Université du Québec à Rimouski wrote the winning paper "Does proximity increases the resilience of firms in remote areas? An analysis of plant closures in Quebec’s Lower St. Lawrence region, 2006-2011".
In 2012 we published 26 studies, ranging from questions on how the digital cloud affects entrepreneurship to studies concerning the possibilities of an active and countercyclical entrepreneurship policy. We have maintained an active role in the economic discourse by persistently pointing to the need for structural and industrial policies that complement macroeconomic efforts. Read all about Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum's 2012 in our Annual Report.
Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum cordially invites scholars to submit paper proposals for a workshop that addresses the question of how regulations affect entrepreneurship and firm dynamics, two important preconditions for economic growth. The workshop will be held in Stockholm on August 22-24, 2013.