Martin Andersson holds a PhD in Economics from JIBS. Martin´s research falls under the broad heading of 'new economic geography (or spatial economics)' and centers on the linkages between location, innovation and trade. During his PhD studies he participated in numerous research projects and was also a visiting scholar at the International Development Group (IDG) at the Department of Urban studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
After finishing his PhD Martin has held a position as a research fellow at the Economics department and been affiliated to CeFEO (Centre for Family Enterprise and Ownership) at Jönköping International Business School. He is currently dividing his time between a position as a research coordinator for CESIS (Centre of Excellence for Science and Innovation Studies) at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, and as a researcher for the Prosperity Institute of Scandinavia.