Please note that Dr Johan P Larsson is on sabbatical leave for the 23/24 academic year.


Academic profile

Johan’s research deals with geographical aspects of industrial dynamics, including agglomeration economies and entrepreneurship. A particular interest is in the empirics of agglomeration economies and associated neighborhood effects. Johan has also written at length on issues such as social capital, innovation policy and social interaction effects.



Paper 1A, Microeconomics

Paper 7, Regional Economics and Policy

RE04, The Macroeconomy and Housing


Current PhD students

Sanjay Raja

Nick Sweeney

Recent PhD students

Emma Lappi (now postdoc at Copenhagen Business School)



Regional Economics, Entrepreneurship