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Magnus Karl Gustaf Henrekson

Magnus Karl Gustaf Henrekson, Swedish economist, director. Achievements include research in institutional determinants of the business climate and the role of entrepreneurship in economic development. Recipient J.V. Tallqvist award, Ekonomiska Samfundet i Finland, 2008. Director Swedish public service broadcaster, Stockholm, 2007—2009; Fellow: Royal Academy Engineering Science (vice chairman economics chapter 2009-2009).

Background

  • Henrekson, Magnus Karl Gustaf was born on July 9, 1958 in Kvillinge, Östergötland, Sweden. Son of Tore Karl Gustaf and Karin Beata Henrekson.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in International Economics, University Gothenburg, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, University Gothenburg, 1990.

    Career

    • Professor economics Stockholm School Economics, 2000—2009. Managing director Research Inst Industrial Economics, since 2005.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in institutional determinants of the business climate and the role of entrepreneurship in economic development.

    Membership

    Director Swedish public service broadcaster, Stockholm, 2007—2009. Fellow: Royal Academy Engineering Science (vice chairman economics chapter 2009-2009).

    Connections

    • Married Karin Anna Ahlberg, May 13, 1988. Children: Ebba Hedvig, Hedvig Karin.
    • father: Tore Karl Gustaf
    • mother: Karin Beata Henrekson
    • spouse: Karin Anna Ahlberg
    • children: Ebba Hedvig Henrekson
    • Hedvig Karin Henrekson
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    Born July 9, 1958
    (age 59)
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    • 1981
      University Gothenburg
    • 1990
      University Gothenburg
    • 2009
      Professor, economics Stockholm School Economics
    • 2005
      managing director, Research Inst Industrial Economics

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