Anders Åslund in the Washington Post
“It’s time to go after Vladimir Putin’s money in the West”
Save the date! 9th N.G.O. workshop, June 19-20
SITE and the N.G.O. network jointly organize this year’s edition of the annual N.G.O. workshop on June 19-20. The workshop will focus on the organizational and contractual aspects of the provision of public goods and services by organizations that are neither purely for-profit nor public-sector.
Torbjörn Becker on Morgonstudion
How will the Russian economy develop under Putin's next term? Torbjörn Becker, Director of SITE, provides insights on Morgonstudion.
Swedish and Finnish experts discuss Russia’s economic and political development
On Thursday March 15, SITE organised a seminar together with the Embassy of Finland on the state of Russia ahead of the election. Finnish and Swedish experts on Russia were gathered to discuss how the presidential election will impact economic and political development in Russia.
SITE Director on the Russian Economy in Svenska Dagbladet
Torbjörn Becker has contributed an article in Swedish on the Russian economy in Svenska Dagbladets blogg ‘Säkerhetsrådet’.
SITE Policy Brief on the Russian Economy under Putin (so far)
Russians are heading to the polling booths on March 18, but where will the economy head after Putin gets elected president again?
SITE research on top incomes from a gender perspective
In recent years the importance of top incomes has become apparent in the study of economic inequality. But one dimension that has not received attention in the top income literature is that of gender. In “Women in Top Incomes: Evidence from Sweden 1974–2013”, SITE Associate Professor Jesper Roine therefore takes a closer look at top incomes from a gender perspective together with Anne Boschini and Kristin Gunnarsson.
Career seminar with World Bank Group and SITE
This Tuesday March 6, the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) had the pleasure to, in collaboration with The World Bank Group (WBG), organize a seminar covering an introduction to the WBG and career opportunities within the different parts of the institution.
SITE Research on Whistleblower Rewards, False Reports & Corporate Fraud
Rewards for whistleblowers – is it an efficient way to detect crimes? Or will it lead to fraudulent reports, making law enforcement costlier and less effective in the end? These questions are at the centre of a heated debate, as US enforcement agencies have been increasingly relying on incentives for corporate whistleblowers, while their European counterparts appear weary of introducing them. SITE Professor Giancarlo Spagnolo, together with Paolo Buccirossi and Giovanni Immordino, try to shed some light on this debate by studying how an effective reward program can be designed.
Jesper Roine is "Swede of the year" in Economics together with co-writers of Ekonomistas
Since 2006, the magazine Fokus has given an annual award – “Swede of the year” – in different categories to Swedes who have contributed to society. This year, the recipients of the award in Economics are the writers behind the blog Ekonomistas, one of whom is SITE Associate Professor Jesper Roine.