Professor Per Davidsson

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Faculty of Business & Law,
School of Management


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Faculty of Business & Law,
School of Management


Entrepreneurship, Growth of firms, Quantative Research Methods., Small Business


Business and Management

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD (Stockholm School of Economics)

Professional memberships and associations

2017 -- Inducted into "21st Century Entrepreneurship Research Fellows; 2014 -- Honorary Doctorate, Leuphana University, Germany; 2011 -- Appointed Field Editor of the Journal of Business Venturing (#1 scholarly journal in entrepreneurship) 2007 - Elected Officer of the (US) Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Division. This entails a five year commitment culminating with position as Chair of Division in 2011. 2006 - Appointed ‘Oz Reader’ for the Australian Research Council (ARC) 2005 - Appointed Ad Hoc Faculty, School of Business & Public Administration, University of Louisville, US. 2004 - Visiting Professor and Joint Director of the Human Resources and Entrepreneurship Research Center, Management College, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. Adjunct Professor, Jonkoping International Business School, Sweden 2001 - Elected member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, IVA. 1996 - Member of the (US) Academy of Management


MGN534 Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship Research

Guest lecturing in other units from undergraduate to postgraduate levels

Teaches doctoral class ENT750 "Issues and Developments in the Quantitative Approach to Entrepreneurship Research" at the University of Louisville, KY., USA.


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