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Inge Ivarsson

PROFESSOR

Department of Business
Administration
Telephone
Visiting address
Vasagatan 1
411 24 Göteborg
Room number
J817
Postal address
Box 610
405 30 Göteborg

About Inge Ivarsson

Research areas

  • Globalisation and the role of multinational corporations, Foreign direct investment in Europe and Asia, Location strategies of research & development activities in MNCs, International technology and knowledge transfer between multinational companies and host-market suppliers in emerging markets.

Teaching areas

  • Globalisation and the role of multinational corporations, Foreign direct investment in Europe and Asia, Location strategies of research & development activities in MNCs, International technology and knowledge transfer between multinational companies and host-market suppliers in emerging markets.

Selected publications

The globalization of Swedish MNEs: Empirical evidence and theoretical explanations
Vahlne, Jan-Erik, Ivarsson, Inge
Journal of International Business Studies, 45:3, s. 227-247, 2014

Technology transfer from TNCs to local suppliers in developing countries: A study of AB Volvo’s truck and bus plants in Brazil, China, India, and Mexico
Ivarsson, Inge, Alvstam, Claes-Göran
World Development. 33 (8) s. 1325-1344, 2005

Upgrading in Global Value-Chains: A Case Study of Technology-Learning among IKEA-Suppliers in China and South East Asia
Ivarsson, Inge, Alvstam, Claes G.
Journal of Economic Geography, 11:4, s. 731-752, 2011

The Tortuous Road to Globalization of Volvo's Heavy Truck Business-Extending the Scope of the Uppsala Model
Vahlne, Jan-Erik, Ivarsson, Inge, Johanson, Jan
International Business Review, 20:1, s. 1-14, 2011

TNCs and the Geographical Transfer of Localised Technology: A Multi-Industry Study of Foreign Affiliates in Sweden
Ivarsson, Inge
Journal of Economic Geography, Vol 2, s. 221-247, 2002