Anglo-Saxon countries outperform EU in entrepreneurship

Anglo-Saxon countries outperform all other countries in all entrepreneurial dimensions – entrepreneurship rate, new business ownership, women’s entrepreneurship and future potential entrepreneurs, according to the new report “The entrepreneurial challenge – A comparative study of entrepreneurial dynamics in China, Europe and the US” launched today by Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum.

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In Focus: Chinese Economic Reforms

On 14 June Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and Swedish Agency for Growth Policy Analysis co-hosted a seminar on the Chinese economic reform agenda. Professor Mao Yushi, founder of the independent Unirule Institue of Economics held a keynote on the theme “Basic Feature of Chinese Economy“.

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Pioneer scholar Aghion celebrated in Stockholm

Philippe Aghion, Professor Collège de France, visited Stockholm and Grand Hôtel on 10 May to receive the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2016. After the ceremony he held a prize lecture about growth enigmas and discussed innovation and growth policy with an expert panel.

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Pioneer in Research on Growth Rewarded with 100 000 Euros 

The 2016 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research is awarded to Professor Philippe Aghion, Collège de France and previously Robert C. Waggoner Professor of Economics at Harvard University. Global Award is the most prominent international award in entrepreneurship research with a prize sum of € 100 000. Professor Aghion is awarded for his analyses of the importance of innovation for business development:  Innovation affects entry and exit in a market and impacts on productivity and growth.

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Sweden scores high in innovation but action is needed

Tuesday, March 22, 2016, Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and VINNOVA arranged a joint seminar when Andrew W. Wyckoff, Director for Science, Technology and Innovation at the OECD, visited Sweden to present the OECD report “The 2016 Sweden Review of Innovation Policy”. According to the report Sweden performs well but improvements are required, specifically in terms of governance and […]

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Swedish Economic Forum Report 2015

The Swedish Economic Forum Report 2015 addresses incentives for profits as well as the function and effects of the so-called welfare sectors. At times this subject give rise to an intense debate in Sweden. The controversy revolves primarily around whether profits are consistent with, or contrary to, the provision of high quality welfare services. The […]

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International Market Exit and Re-entry:

On March 16 2016 the report International Market Exit and Re-entry: An empirical study of the export patterns of Swedish SMEs authored by Lucia Naldi Andrea Kuiken, Professor and Doctoral at Jönköping International Business School was launched. At the seminar exports and imports, global value chains, businesses’ export maturity and the need to defuse exports – […]

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