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Daniel Örtqvist
Daniel Örtqvist

Daniel Örtqvist

Professor, Senior Lecturer
Luleå University of Technology
Business Administration and Industrial Engineering
Department of Social Sciences, Technology and Arts
+46 (0)920 492282
A246 Luleå

Daniel Örtqvist is professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Luleå University of Technology. He is also Deputy Head of the Department and Head of Undergraduate Education at the Department of Business Administration and Social Sciences.


  • Professor in Entrepreneurship and innovation (2013--)
  • Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship and innovation 
  • PhD in Entrepreneurship
  • MSc in Business and Economics with a major in Business Administration 
  • BSc in Business and Economics with a major in Business Administration


His academic research mainly concerns the entrepreneurial identity the establishment of new ventures and regional development. He has published in a number of journals that include Journal of Management Studies, Scandinavian Journal of Management, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Business and Psychology and Journal of Applied Social Psychology.


Head of Undergraduate Education at the department. Teaches courses in business administration, research methods and supervises theses at bachelor, master and Ph.D level. Examiner for the course Entrepreneurship and Business Planning (7,5 credits).

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Chapter in book

Does Unemployment Contribute to Self-employment and Productivity in Regions? A Causal Examination Adopting a Cross-Lagged Design (2021)

Örtqvist. D, Ejdemo. T
Part of: The Palgrave Handbook of Minority Entrepreneurship
Article in journal

Exploring a leading and lagging regions dichotomy (2021)

does entrepreneurship and diversity explain it?
Ejdemo. T, Örtqvist. D
Journal of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Vol. 10
Article in journal

Strategic Corporate Sustainability in a Post-Acquisition Context (2021)

Vincze. Z, Hällerstrand. L, Örtqvist. D, Rist. L
Sustainability, Vol. 13, nr. 11
Article in journal

Performance outcomes from reciprocal altruism (2020)

a multi-level model
Örtqvist. D
Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Vol. 32, nr. 3, s. 227-240