18-05-21

Award Ceremony Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2018

Olav Sorenson, Professor Yale School of Managenment, received this year's Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research at a prize ceremony at Grand Hôtel in Stockholm May 14th. The prize consisting of 100,000 euros was awarded by Helene Hellmark Knutsson, Minister of Higher Education and Research.  

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18-05-02

Philanthropy: the art of putting wealth to work for the common good

Johanna Palmberg and Pontus Braunerhjelm, both Research Directors at Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum, contributed to HistPhil‘s forum on philanthropy in Sweden with an article on a new social contract. The two authors describe shifting intellectual currents in Sweden which are making it increasingly favorable for philanthropy and conclude by suggesting ways for philanthropic giving to play an increasingly greater […]

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18-04-17

Prize Lecture: Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2018

Welcome to the  Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research ceremony and prize lecture at Grand Hôtel in Stockholm on May 14. This year, Olav Sorenson, Professor Yale School of Management, is awarded the foremost international award in entrepreneurship research with a prize sum of € 100,000. Sorenson is awarded for showing how entrepreneurial activity and innovation are strongly embedded in […]

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18-04-16

Concentrated ownership reduces capital market efficiency

In an efficient economy, capital should be rapidly redistributed – from companies and sectors in decline – to more profitable investment opportunities. In a working paper, cited by the Asian NewsLens, Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum’s Johan Eklund and Sameeksha Desai, Kauffman Foundation, write that a more concentrated ownership reduces capital market efficiency. Economies with highly concentrated […]

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