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Awards for best doctoral theses

The Research Education Council at LUSEM annually awards the best doctoral thesis of the year.

All links to dissertations lead to the Lund University Research Portal.


Vinzent Ostermeyer, Department of Economic History
“Why Firms Grow: The Roles of Institutions, Trade, and Technology during Swedish Industrialization”


Nicolai Baumert, Department of Economic History
For God’s Sake: The Work and Long-Term Impact of Christian Missionaries in Cameroon 1844–2018


Wenjun Wen, Department of Business Administration
Rethinking Accounting Professionalisation in China: A Study of the Development of the Chinese Public Accounting Profession since the “Reform and Opening-up”


Yana Petrova, Department of Economics
Essays on Panel Data with Multidimensional Unobserved Heterogeneity


Fredrik Tesch Morawetz, Department of Business Law
Avbrutna upphandlingar: Ansvar i gränslandet mellan privat och offentlig rätt (in Swedish)


Jörgen Kratz, Department of Economics
Essays on Matching


Anna Tegunimataka, Department of Economic History
Trajectories of Integration: Naturalization, Intermarriage and Education in Denmark, 1980–2015


Milda Norkute, Department of Economics
A Factor Analytical Approach to Dynamic Panel Data Models


Björn Eriksson, Department of Economic History
Dynamic Decades: A micro perspective on late nineteenth century Sweden


Albin Erlanson, Department of Economics
Essays on Mechanism Design


Luciana Quaranta, Department of Economic History
Scarred for Life. How conditions in early life affect socioeconomic status, reproduction and mortality in Southern Sweden, 1813–1968


Elin Smith, Department of Business Administration
Corporate governance and entrepreneurship at the organisational level in a frame of property rights


Alexander Reffgen, Department of Economics
Essays on Strategy-proof Social Choice