Kaisa Koskela-Huotari receives the Wallander Scholarship2018-12-19
On December 3, Jan Wallander and Tom Hedelius Foundation, and the Tore Browaldh's Foundation announced 20 new recipients of the Wallander Scholarship for outstanding doctoral dissertations. One of the recipients is PhD Kaisa Koskela-Huotari at CTF, Service Research Center at Karlstad University.
Congratulations to the Wallander Scholarship!
"Thank you! I am extremely happy and honored to be awarded the prestigious Wallander Scholarship. This scholarship is a real dream come true for me as it will allow me to focus on my research full-time for the next three years and strengthen collaboration with my international research network", says Kaisa Koskela-Huotari and continues:
"I would like to thank Martin Löfgren and the Karlstad Business School for nominating me for the scholarship as well as Professor Hope Schau, Professor Hans Kjellberg and Professor Stephen L. Vargo for their generous and invaluable support during the process. I also want to express my gratitude for my PhD supervisors Professor Per Skålén and Professor Bo Edvardsson for their guidance and mentorship during the past four years that I have had the privilege to be part of the CTF, Service Research Center at Karlstad University. I look forward to being able to contribute back to this amazing research community with the help of the Wallander Scholarship."
Kaisa Koskela-Huotari, PhD in Business Administration at CTF and Karlstad Business School at Karlstad University, defended her dissertation "The evolution of markets – A service ecosystems perspective" on March 16th, 2018. Read the dissertation here.
Jan Wallanders and Tom Hedelius Foundation, as well as Tore Browaldh's Foundation, aim to support Social Science research, primarily in Economic History, Economic Geography, Business Administration, Economics and Econometrics. In 2018, the Foundations awarded a total of 214 million SEK to research in Economics