About Jan-Erik Vahlne

Jan-Erik Vahlne is an award-winning international business scholar whose distinctions include:

  • Journal of International Business Studies, Decade Award, 1987 and 2019
  • International Marketing Review, Best Paper Award 1990
  • International Business Review, Best Paper Award 2012

Over the course of his career, Dr. Vahlne has served in variety of professional positions, including:

  • 1978-83: Secretary, Governmental Committee on Foreign Direct Investment
  • 1986-88: Associate Dean, Graduate School of Business, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan
  • 1988-1995: Professor, Stockholm School of Economics
  • 1993-1995: President, Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Latvia
  • 1996-2011: Professor, Gothenburg University
  • 2011-Present: Professor Emeritus, Gothenburg University