Announcing The SSE Gunnar Hedlund Award 2016-2018 for the best Ph.D. thesis in the field of International Business.
In 1997, the Institute of International Business at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) established the award in memory of SSE Professor Gunnar Hedlund. The idea behind the award is that it should act as a vehicle to stimulate Ph.D. candidates around the world in the field of International Business, and also commemorate Professor Gunnar Hedlund’s important work in the field.
The award is administered by the Stockholm School of Economics, in collaboration with The European International Business Academy (EIBA). The winner receives a medal, a diploma and €10.000, and is announced bi-annually at the Annual Meeting of the European International Business Academy in December.
Deadline for submissions to the 2016-2018 Prize: August 1, 2018

Submissions for the 2016-2018 Prize
To be eligible for the 2016-2018 SSE Gunnar Hedlund Award, the doctoral dissertation (written in English) must have been completed within the time frame of 1 July 2016 - 30 June 2018. Submissions are welcome at any time, but must be sent in before August 1, 2018, in order to be considered for the 2016-2018 prize.
One full copy of the dissertation (one paper version and one digital version) and a 10-page anonymized abstract (digital version), must be submitted. The finalists will be asked to present their work at the EIBA annual conference in Poznań, December 2018. A stipend will be awarded to each of the 3-4 finalists to partly cover travel expenses.
Evaluation criteria and selection
A jury of leading international business scholars will decide on the winner. The jury is chaired by Professor Udo Zander and the prize will be awarded to the work that in the opinion of the jury has the greatest potential to have an impact on the field of international business in the future. Both theoretical and empirical contributions are appropriate. Emphasis, in the spirit of Professor Gunnar Hedlund, will be put on intellectual boldness, creativity and originality.
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Please send submissions and enquiries to:
Ms. Agneta Carlin
SSE Gunnar Hedlund Award Committee
Stockholm School of Economics
P.O. Box 6501
SE-113 83 Stockholm, Sweden
Telephone: +46-8-736 9632
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Dr. Udo Zander
Professor of International Business
Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden

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