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Save the date: Swedish Philanthropy Summit 2016

Swedish Philanthropy Summit is our annual philanthropy event that brings together researchers, practitioners and policy makers to discuss philanthropy's role as an important factor for entrepreneurship, cultural diversity and social change. Both internationally renowned scientists as well-known philanthropists, politicians and practitioners will participate in the program. This year's keynote speaker is Professor Una Okonkwo Osili, Director of Research at Indiana University, Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, US.

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An eventful and exciting 2015 is coming to an end as well as Johan Eklund’s first year as Managing Director of Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum. Thanks to all of you in our network; decisionmakers, practitioners and researchers who engage in issues relating to entrepreneurship, innovation and business dynamics. You contribute to Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum being a well-renowned […]

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Geoffrey Hewings

Dynamics of a city

December 7 Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum arranged a seminar with Geoffrey Hewings professor at University of Illinois. Professor Hewings research focuses on what makes a city competitive and in what way the city region and growth is connected with the development of demographics as well as consumption and migration patterns.

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Regulation, firm dynamics and entrepreneurship

Pontus Braunerhjelm, Sameeksha Desai and Johan Eklund have written the introduction to a special issue of European Journal of Law and Economics. The introduction and the special issue seeks to shed some light on the relationship between regulation, firm dynamics and entrepreneurship.

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Collaborative Economy – Workshop

The Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and the European Commission are organizing a workshop on Wednesday the 25th of November. The purpose is to develop a deeper understanding of the collaborative economy and hear from the business community, local and national authorities, as well as academics, think tanks, and NGOs.

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From Entrepreneurial Chaos to Growth: A Policy Agenda

On Wednesday 21 October, Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum organized 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 […]

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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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