Mats Forsgren

Professor emeritus at Department of Business Studies

Visiting address:
Kyrkogårdsgatan 10, ingång C
751 20 UPPSALA
Postal address:
Box 513
751 20 UPPSALA

Academic merits: PhD

Born 1940-10-21.

M.Sc in Political Science, Fil.lic, Docent, Honorary doctor at Swedish School of Economics (2004) and Mälardalen University (2017)

Current position: Professor emeritus in International Business at the Department of Business Studies, Uppsala University Former positions: Professor in International Business at Copenhagen School of Economics 1994-1998. Visiting professor at Stockholm School of Economics 1999-2000. Professor in International Business, Uppsala University, 2000-2007. Research Fellow at Swedish School of Economics, Helsinki 1999- 2005. Guest professor at LUISS Business School, Rome 2004-2014.

Research Focus

International business, foreign direct investment theory, theories of internationalization, managing the multinational firm and business network theory.

Expert Areas

Subsidiary-headquarter relationships and creation and transfer of innovations in the multinational firm. The internationalization process of firms. Theories of the multinational firm. Social innovations and the multinational firm. The role of the multinational firm in the society.

Research Projects

Reviewer Positions

Member of the Editiorial Review Board of Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS). Senior editor of Critical Perspectives on International Business (CPoIB)

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Mats Forsgren