Johan Karlsson

Postdoktor nationalekonomi
Organisation, Ledarskap, Strategy och Entreprenörskap , Internationella Handelshögskolan
Postdoktor
CeFEO - Centre for Family Entrepreneurship and Ownership , Internationella Handelshögskolan
Ekonomie Doktor

Johan is a post doctoral researcher within the Centre for Family Entrepreneurship and Ownership at Jönköping International Business School. Johan's research focuses on family firms, firm growth barriers and the dynamics between firm ownership and firm performance. Johan previously holds a PhD in Economics from Örebro University.

Research area

Family firms, firm growth barriers, top management, regional growth, entrepreneurship.

Current projects

  • Entrepreneurial concepts in macroeconomic research (With Johansson, D., and Henrekson M).
  • Innovation research and policy failure (With Gustafsson, A., Engberg, E., and Svensson, P.)
  • Family ownership and open innovation (With Andersson, F., Brinkerink, J., & Kotlar, J.)
  • The economic role of high growth firms (With Coad, A.)
  • Family ownership and firm resilience (With Andersson, F., & Barbera, F.)

Profiles

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Publications

Andersson, W. F., Johansson, D., Karlsson, J., Lodefalk, M., & Poldahl, A (2017). The Characteristics and Performance of Family Firms: Exploiting information on kinship, ownership and governance using total population data. Örebro University (Available here).

Andersson, W. F., Johansson, D., Karlsson, J., Lodefalk, M., & Poldahl, A (2018a). The Characteristics of Family Firms: Exploiting information on kinship, ownership and governance using total population data. Small Business Economics (Available here).

Andersson, W. F., Johansson, D., Karlsson, J., Lodefalk, M., & Poldahl, A. (2018b). Female Top Management in Family Firms and Non-family Firms: Evidence from Total Population Data. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, (Available here).

Karlsson, J. (2018c).  Does Regional Context Matter for Family Firm Employment Growth? Journal of Family Business Strategy (Available here).

Johansson, D., Karlsson, J., & Malm, A. (2019) Family Business: A Missing Link in Economics? Under review for Journal of Family Business Strategy, 100306, (Available here).

Karlsson, J. (2020). Firm Size and Growth Barriers: A Data-driven Approach. Small Business Economics, forthcoming. 

Awards and stipends

Student stipend for outstanding performance, 2017. Örebro Enskilda Handelsförening.

Best student poster award 2016. 16th International Schumpeter Society Conference: Montreal.

Student stipend for outstanding performance, 2015. Örebro Enskilda Handelsförening.