Magnus Lodefalk is a post-doctoral research fellow in economics at Örebro University. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from Örebro University and a B.A. in political science from Linneaus University. During his education he has studied at the University of Nottingham, Western University and Exeter University. In 2013, Lodefalk was awarded the prestigious Jan Wallander and Tom Hedelieus three year post-doctoral research grant in economics. Until the end of 2014, Lodefalk was also a senior advisor at the Swedish National Board of Trade.
Lodefalk's current research is focused on structural changes in business - such as the servicification of manufacturing - and on the drivers, barriers and effects of globalisation. His research on globalisation has a particular emphasis on the role of international networks and migration for firm internationalisation.
Lodefalk has broad experience of analysis of structural economic change, internationalisation and trade policy. He has also headed capacity building in the area as well as lectured extensively on issues related to international economics. His works are published in established academic journals and have been drawn upon by international organisations and the Swedish government. Lodefalk has extensive networks both nationally and internationally, primarily in academia, government and international organisations.
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Getting more out of India’s ´Tourist Visa on Arrival´ scheme
10 Apr 2015
The Government of India has extended the ‘Tourist Visa on Arrival’ scheme - now expected to be renamed ´Visa Online (ETA)´ scheme - from five countries in 2010 to 44 countries in 2014. In this article, Natasha Agarwal and Magnus Lodefalk highlight some of the limitations in the design and implementation of the scheme, and make recommendations for maximising its economic benefit and effectiveness.
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