Stefan Arora-Jonsson

Professor at Department of Business Studies

+4618-471 3959
Visiting address:
Kyrkogårdsgatan 10, ingång C
751 20 UPPSALA
Postal address:
Box 513
751 20 UPPSALA

Short presentation

Stefan Arora-Jonsson (published as Stefan Jonsson) studies the organization of society. Examples of questions include the organization of competition, how competition influences the organization of schools, identity competition among political parties , and if corporate scandals can contaminate innocent organizations.

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Academic merits: PhD, Docent

Keywords: skolan organisation offentlig sektor konkurrens

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Stefan Jonsson received his PhD from the Stockholm School of Economics in 2003, and served as the coucellor of science and technology at the Embassy of Sweden in New Delhi, India, from 2007 to 2010. Since 2011, Stefan is professor at the department of business studies at Uppsala university.

Stefan was, during the period 2012-2017, a member of the Young Swedish Academy (

A complete list of publications is found at

Stefan Jonsson researches issues of competition and organization. Previous research has dealt with the role of informal norms in the formation of financial markets, and how bad reputation can spread to the innocent organizations. Currently, his research is focused on the effects of competition in organizations, especially in the Swedish school system.

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Stefan Arora-Jonsson