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Charlie Karlsson

Charlie Karlsson, a member of the UNECE Team of Specialists on Innovation and Competitiveness Policies, is Professor of the Economics of Technological Change at Jönköping International Business School (JIBS), Jönköping, Sweden, Guest Professor of Economics at University West, Trollhättan, Professor of Industrial Economics and Organization at Blekinge Technical University, Karlskrona, and Associate Professor (“docent”) in Regional Planning at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.

He has been the president of the European Regional Science Association (ERSA) since January 2009. In his research, he focuses on infrastructure economics, urban economics, the economics of innovation and technological change, regional economics, spatial industrial dynamics, entrepreneurship and small business economics, international trade and the economics of R&D and higher education. 

Charlie Karlsson

Member of the UNECE Team
of Specialists on Innovation
and Competitiveness Policies