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Jan Svejnar
  Jan Svejnar

Professor Jan Svejnar Recognized for Contributions to Economic Science

11/15/2005 --

Business and economics professor receives honorary doctorate.

ANN ARBOR, Mich.—Professor Jan Svejnar recently received an honorary doctorate from the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, Czech Republic, for his contributions to economic science.

Svejnar is the Everett E. Berg Professor of Business Administration at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and an expert on the economies of central and eastern European nations, including Russia, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Slovakia and Poland.

Svejnar is a fellow of the European Economic Association. He is widely published with research focused on the determinants and effects of government policies on firms and labor and capital markets, corporate and national governance and performance, and entrepreneurship. He studies the interplay of politics and economics, the treatment of workers, the performance of recently privatized firms, the role of entrepreneurship and the shifting balance of power between the United States and the European Union.

The University of West Bohemia prepares students for careers in engineering, science, education, fine arts, economics, humanities, law and public administration.

For more information, contact:
Heather Thorne
Phone: (734) 936-8421