Hans Westlund


Professor in Urban and Regional Studies and Head of Department of Urban Planning and Environment at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, and Professor in Entrepreneurship at Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping, Sweden. He is also affiliated to the Institute for Developmental and Strategic Analysis (IRSA) in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

He is editor of Springer’s book series Advances in Spatial Science and Councillor-at-large of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI). He was President of the Western Regional Science Association (WRSA) 2013/14. His main fields of research include innovation and entrepreneurship, social capital and social economy, and regional policies. He has published about 40 articles in peer reviewed journals, including the first article ever on ‘multidimensional entrepreneurship’.

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