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FREDRIKSSON Torbjörn

Fredrikssontorbjorn.JPGMr. Torbjörn Fredriksson heads the ICT Analysis Section of the Division on Technology and Logistics at the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). He is among other things responsible for the annual Information Economy Report and UNCTAD’s work on e-commerce and ICT measurement. He represents UNCTAD in the Partnership on Measuring ICT for Development and is one the focal point for the e-business action line in the World Summit on the Information Society. Mr Fredriksson joined UNCTAD in 2000 and was for eight years one of the principal authors of the World Investment Report. Before that, he held positions at the Invest in Sweden Agency, the Swedish Ministry of Industry and Commerce the Industrial Institute for Economic and Social Research in Stockholm. Mr Fredriksson is the author of several books and has published articles related to international trade, investment and technology, for example, in the Journal of International Business Studies, International Journal of Industrial Organization and the Journal of World Investment. He holds an MSc in International Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics.