17-10-05

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 is better reflected in terms of GO.  

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17-10-03

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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17-09-29

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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17-09-01

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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17-09-01

CGEUI Workshop on Corporate Governance and Investment

On September 7-8 the 19th Corporate Governance and Investment Workshop will be held at the Waxholm Hotel organized by the professors Johan Eklund, Per-Olof Bjuggren and Dennis C. Mueller. The workshop will be followed by a seminar within the EU project on Corporate Governance and  European Integration on September 9-10.

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17-06-21

Network Update: Corporate Governance and EU Integration

The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) recently organized a Jean Monnet Cluster meeting in Brussels, focusing on Jean Monnet Networks. It gathered coordinators and partners of Networks selected since 2014. The Corporate Governance and EU Integration (CGEUI) network was presented by Pernilla Norlin, Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and Evgeni Peev, Vienna University of Economics […]

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17-06-14

Braunerhjelm on taxes and entrepreneurial activity at Druid 17

Pontus Braunerhjelm, Research Director Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and Professor Royal Institute of Technology, KTH, is attending one of the world’s premier academic conferences on innovation and the dynamics of structural, institutional and geographic change. In his presentation of the paper Taxes, the tax administrative burden and the entrepreneurial life cycle, Braunerhjelm referred to entrepreneurs that […]

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17-05-18

Focus on property rights for Global Award 2017

On Monday May 15 the 2017 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research was awarded to Hernando de Soto, founder of the think-tank Institute of Liberty and Democracy (ILD), in Lima, Peru. In his prize lecture, he referred to a large parallel world of five billion people without property rights or evidence of who they are. These […]

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