Charlotta Mellander is the research director at the Prosperity Institute of Scandinavia and close collaborator with Professor Richard Florida and Dr Kevin Stolarick at the Prosperity Institute in Toronto. Charlotta earned a Ph.D. in economics at Jönköping International Business School. Her dissertation examines regional attractiveness, the urbanization process, the importance of cities, and the relationship between the service sector and the market.
Charlotta began her Ph.D. work in Tema Technology and Social Change, before transferring to Jönköping. She is affiliated with the Martin Prosperity Institute at Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, and CESIS (Centre of Excellence for Science and Innovation Studies) under the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.