SITE Assistant professor Erik Meyersson discusses industrial espionage on BBC Radio
Erik Meyersson, Assistant professor at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics, explains to Theo Leggett, BBC Business News Reporter, how, at the height of the Cold War, the German Democratic Republic - with the help of a network of thousands well-placed human assets - was able to produce cheap copies of one of IBM's most advanced computers.
“Europe’s Growth Challenge” | Book presentation by Anders Åslund
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics invites you to a book presentation on
Europe’s Growth Challenge by Professor Anders Åslund on Wednesday March 15,
10.15 – 11.30.
SITE invites to attend the Swedish launch of the World Bank Development Report 2017
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) together with the World Bank, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs are proud to host the Swedish launch of the World Bank Development Report 2017: Governance and the Law.
SITE Academic Conference highlights and presentations
On December 5-6, 2016 Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) hosted its annual academic conference – 25 Years of Transition. The conference brought together researchers with an interest in transition economics, to contribute to a scholarly debate on the current state of transition.
SITE Academic conference will gather distinguished economists and experts in transition economics
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) organises its annual academic conference on the unfinished transition 25 years after the breakup of the Soviet Union. Among already confirmed speakers are Gerard Roland, Konstantin Sonin, Jeffrey Sachs, Anders Åslund, Ruben Enikolopov, Helena Schweiger, John Earle, Guido Friebel, Ina Ganguli and Leonid Polischuk.
Torbjörn Becker investigates the depth of Russia’s oil dependence
New policy brief by Torbjörn Becker, Director of the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics, provides an analysis on the depth of Russia’s oil dependence.
Innovation: a key to future growth. Polish and Swedish experiences
The Embassy of the Republic of Poland, the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and the Stockholm School of Economics invite you to register for a seminar on ‘Innovation: a key to future growth. Polish and Swedish experiences’, with the participation of the President of the Republic of Poland, Mr Andrzej Duda.
Expanding leniency to fight collusion and corruption
In this policy brief, Giancarlo Spagnolo, Professor at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics, and Reinaldo Diogo Luz, Ph.D Candidate at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) Law School, discuss how to increase the effectiveness of leniency programs in multiple offenses cases, to fight bid rigging and corruption.
Will new technologies change the energy markets?
In this policy brief, authors highlight challenges and opportunities that new technologies will bring for energy markets, in particular wind energy, smart grid technology, and electromobility, that were discussed during the 10th SITE Energy Day, held at the Stockholm School of Economics on October 13, 2016.
Russia’s external economic links—challenges and opportunities
Russia’s external economic links are too heavily focused on exchanging natural resources for consumption and investment goods, but oil creates too much uncertainty and is not a sustainable driver of growth for Russia or the world. What are the challenges and opportunities for growth in Russia?