Høgskolen i Østfold
News from the research group
Birgit Leick, Associate Professor in Business Economics and current leader of the research group Business Development and Governance, was invited to the Austrian Academy of Sciences to present her research on institutional entrepreneurs, demographic change and regional economic development.
Cross-border shopping is a big business in the Svinesund region and contributes to its economic growth. On Monday, 13 May 2019, the research group Business Development and Governance invited to a discussion with Svinesundskommittén Strömstad (Sweden) and the Mayor of Halden. The event was part of a field excursion with urban/regional planning students from Lund University (Sweden).
Mehtap Aldogan Eklund presented a paper during a conference on Digital Transformation in Developed and Developing Countries.
Birgit Leick, Associate Professor in Business Economics, received a EURAM Research Grant for 2019-2020 and will look into the factors driving start-up businesses in the fashion industry to locate in the periphery.
Imtiaz Badshah presented a paper at the 26th Eurasia Business and Economics Society Conference in Prague.
Mehtap Aldogan Eklund is starting a new research project on Corporate Governance, specifically on ‘Digitization, Machine Learning and Decision Making Processes of Board of Directors’, in collaboration with the Swiss Board School and ICfCG Switzerland.
Two researchers in economics and business administration from Østfold University College took part in a funded NFR-DAAD project on borders, border practices and regional economic development including a student excursion in the Svinesund cross-border region.