Per-Olof Bjuggren

Professor Emeritus

Economics , Jönköping International Business School

Professor Emeritus

CeFEO - Centre for Family Enterprise and Ownership , Jönköping International Business School

Ph.D. in Science


Research

Bjuggren´s research interest includes several areas related to industrial organization and institutions. More specifically there is a focus on the fields of the theory of the firm, family business, corporate governance and law and economics. Together with Professor Dennis E. Mueller he is editing a book entitled “The Modern Firm, Corporate Governance and Investment" that will be published this year by Edward Elgar publishing company. The book contains papers from two international workshops organized by Per-Olof Bjuggren during 2006 and 2007.

He is also associated with the Centre for Family Enterprise and Ownership (CeFEO) at JIBS, the Centre of Excellence for Science and Innovation Studies (CESIS) at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and Ratio Institute in Stockholm.

Bjuggren has published articles in journals such as Applied Financial Economics, European Journal of Law and Economics, International Review of Law and Economics, Small Business Economics, Geneva Papers of Risk and Insurance and Family Business Review. Several articles have also been published in refereed international books. He has together with Arne M Andersson and Olle Ohlsson published industrial organization textbooks (in Swedish).

Biography

Per-Olof Bjuggren has a Master of Political Science from Lund University and took his PhD in Economics at Lund University in 1986. The PhD thesis is about vertical integration in the Swedish pulp and paper industry. A new theoretical paradigm, the transaction cost approach, is used. It is one of first studies that use this approach empirically. In 1994 he was appointed associate professor of Economics at Linköping University. Since 2006 he is Professor of Economics at Jönköping International Business School.

10 Selected Publications

1. "A Transaction Cost Perspective on Financial Distress and Capital Structure", The International Review of Law and Economics, no. 4, 1995.
2. “Competition for the Market in the Swedish Primary Health Care Sector", The International Review of Law and Economics, 18:529-541, 1998.
3. “Strategic Decision Making in Intergenerational Successions of Small and Medium-Sized Family Owned Businesses", (L-G Sund, co-author), Family Business Review, March, 2001.
4. “A Transaction Cost Rationale for Transition of the Firm within the Family", (L-G Sund, co-author), Small Business Economics, 19:123-133, 2002.
5. “Ownership of a Cultural Landmark — The Case of Gotha Canal" (H. af Donner, co-author), The International Review of Law and Economics, 21:499-519. 2002
6. “Organization of Successions of Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises within the Family", (with L-G Sund), Family Business Review, December, 2005.
7. “Ownership, Control and Firm Performance: The Effects of Vote Differentiated Shares", (with Johan Eklund an Daniel Wiberg) , Applied Financial Economics, vol. 17, pp. 1323-1334, 2007..
8. “Industry Specific Effects in Investment Performance and Valuation of Firms", (with Daniel Wiberg), revised and accepted for publication in Empirica.
9. “Family-owned, limited close corporations and protection of ownership", (with Lars-Göran Sund), European Journal of Law and Economics, 23:273-283
10. “3.12-reglerna: en ekonomisk analys" (med Dan Johansson och Gunnar Du Rietz), Ekonomisk Debatt, nr 7, 2007.

Article

Bjuggren, P. Domeij, B. Horn, A. (2017). Swedish Patent Litigation Survey of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. Stockholm: Nordiskt Immateriellt Rättsskydd More information
Bjuggren, P. Eklund, J. Wiberg, D. (2016). Institutional ownership and returns on investment. More information
Bjuggren, P. (2016). Marginal q revisited. More information
Bjuggren, P. Domeij, B. Horn, A. (2015). Sverige måste hantera patent snabbare. More information
Bjuggren, P. Domeij, B. Horn, A. (2015). Swedish patent litigation in comparison to European. More information
Bjuggren, P. Eklund, J. (2015). Property rights and the cost of capital. More information
Bjuggren, P. Sund, L. (2014). A contractual perspective on succession in family firms: a stakeholder view. : Springer More information
Sund, L. Bjuggren, P. (2013). No Gift and Inheritance Tax. More information
Bjuggren, P. Duggal, R. Giang, D. (2012). Ownership Dispersion and Capital Structures in Family Firms. More information
Sund, L. Bjuggren, P. (2012). Protection of ownership in family firms. More information
Bjuggren, P. Sund, L. (2011). Ownership Restrictions, Risk and Team Considerations in Family-owned Businesses. More information
Bjuggren, P. Eklund, J. (2010). Svenska storföretag måste höja sina aktieutdelningar. More information
Bjuggren, P. Palmberg, J. (2010). The Impact of Vote Differentiation on Investment Performance in Listed Family Firms. More information
Bjuggren, P. Wiberg, D. (2008). Industry Specific Effects in Investment Performance and Valuation of Firms. More information
Bjuggren, P. Johansson, D. Du Rietz, G. (2007). 3.12-reglerna. More information
Bjuggren, P. Eklund, J. Wiberg, D. (2007). Ändra hellre skattereglerna än lex Leo. More information
Sund, L. Bjuggren, P. (2007). Family-owned, limited close corporations and protection of ownership. More information
Bjuggren, P. Eklund, J. Wiberg, D. (2007). Ownership structure, control and firm performance. More information
Bjuggren, P. Bohman, H. (2006). Ownership, control and performance in the most actively traded companies on Stockholm stock exchange. More information
Bjuggren, P. Andersson, Å. Johansson, B. Karlsson, C. (2006). Kommunal markskatt är mycket bättre. More information
Bjuggren, P. Sund, L. (2005). Organization of transfers of small and medium-sized enterprises within the family. More information
Bjuggren, P. Sund, L. (2003). Organisering av generationsskifte i små och medelstora familjeföretag. More information
Bjuggren, P. Sund, L. (2002). A Transaction Cost Rationale for Transition of the Firm within the Family. More information
Bjuggren, P. Sund, L. (2001). Strategic Decision Making in Intergenerational Successions of Small- and Medium-Size Family-Owned Businesses. More information

Book

Bjuggren, P. Melin, L. Ericsson, A. Hall, A. Haag, K. Nordqvist, M. (2004). Ägarskiften och ledarskiften i företag. NUTEK.B. Stockholm: Nutek More information

Chapter in book

Bjuggren, P. Palmberg, J. (2009). A contractual perspective of the firm with an application to the maritime Industry. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar More information
Bjuggren, P. Eklund, J. (2009). The cost of legal uncertainty. New perspectives on the modern corporation. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar More information
Bjuggren, P. Wiberg, D. (2009). Ownership, Succession and Entrepreneurship in an Aging Society. New horizons in regional science. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar More information
Bjuggren, P. (2006). The Swedish 3G Beauty Contest. Advances in spatial science. Berlin: Springer More information
Bjuggren, P. (2006). Liberalisation of the Telecom Sector and the Changed Role of the State. Transatlantic public policy series. Hamburg: Munster Lit More information
Bjuggren, P. Eklund, J. (2006). Turnover and mobility of firms and establishments in the Swedish service sector. Studies in global competition. New York: Routledge More information
Bjuggren, P. (2005). 3G och skönhetstävlingar ur ett kontraktsperspektiv. Lund: Studentlitteratur More information
Bjuggren, P. Bohman, H. (2004). Institutional Framework and Ownership in the Swedish Newspaper Sector. Munster: Lit Verlag More information

Collections

(2009). The Modern Firm, Corporate Governance and Investment. New Perspectives on the Modern Corporation. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar More information

Conference paper

Bjuggren, P. Palmberg, J. Sund, L. Haag, K. (2014). The Dichotomy and Incongruity of Financing a Family Owned Business and Securing Ownership Positions. More information
Sund, L. Bjuggren, P. (2010). Ownership restrictions, risk and team considerations in family-owned businesses. More information
Sund, L. Bjuggren, P. (2010). No gift and inheritance tax. More information
Högberg, A. Bjuggren, P. (2010). Legal Origin and Size Effects in European Listed Firms. More information
Sund, L. Bjuggren, P. Wiberg, D. (2009). Ownership, Succession and Entrepreneurship in an Aging Society. More information
Högberg, A. Bjuggren, P. (2009). Large Listed Firms in Europe. More information
Bjuggren, P. Dzansi, J. (2008). Remittances and Investment. More information
Bjuggren, P. Palmberg, J. (2008). Swedish Listed Family Firms and Entrepreneurial Spirit. More information
Andersson, D. Andersson, M. Bjuggren, P. Högberg, A. (2007). Corporate Governance Structures, Legal Origin and Firm Performance. More information
Bjuggren, P. Andersson, M. Högberg, A. (2007). Corporate Governance Structure, Legal Origin and Firm Performance. More information
Bjuggren, P. Palmberg, J. (2007). A Contractual Perspective of the Firm with an Application to the Maritime Industry. More information
Andersson, D. Andersson, M. Bjuggren, P. Högberg, A. (2007). Corporate Governance Structures, Legal Origin and Firm Performance. More information
Bjuggren, P. Wiberg, D. (2005). A Regional Perspective on Firm Ownership and Performance. Research reports / University of Trollhättan-Uddevalla. Uddevalla: University of Trollhättan/Uddevalla More information
Bjuggren, P. Eklund, J. Wiberg, D. (2004). Ownership, Control and Performance in Swedish Listed Companies. More information
Palmberg, J. Bjuggren, P. (). The Impact of Investment Performance of Vote Differentiation in Family Firms. More information

Report

Bjuggren, P. Palmberg, J. (2008). Swedish Listed Family Firms and Entrepreneurial Spirit. Working Paper Series in Economics and Institutions of Innovation. Stockholm: Royal Institute of Technology, CESIS - Centre of Excellence for Science and Innovation Studies More information

Review

Bjuggren, P. (2015). Ingen tillväxt utan tillitsfrämjande lagstiftning. More information
Bjuggren, P. (2013). Book review of Innovation, economic growth and the firm: Theory and evidence of industrial dynamics, Jean-luc Gaffard and Evens Salies (eds.), Edward Elgar, 2010. : John Wiley & Sons More information
Bjuggren, P. (2010). ”Skattepolitik från insidan” bokanmälan av Sven-Olof Lodin: Professorn som blev näringslivstorped – min tid i skattepolitiken. More information
Bjuggren, P. (2007). Entreprenörskap. More information






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