Highlights and presentations from the SITE Academic conference 2017
On December 14-15th, 2017 SITE hosted its annual academic conference together with Association of Swedish Development Economists (ASWEDE).
SITE academic conference will host distinguished speakers
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and the Association of Swedish Development Economists (ASWEDE) has the pleasure to invite you to the SITE Academic conference "Public Sector Efficiency and Effectiveness: Implications for Developing and Transition Countries".
Experts from International Monetary Fund discuss innovation-driven growth policies
Senior Economist Dr. Reda Cherif and Senior Economist Dr. Fuad Hasanov, from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), gave a presentation about strategies that can help emerging and low-income countries to catch up with the technological frontier and the role of the state and the private sector to achieve innovation-driven growth at the event organised by SITE and Entreprenörskapsforum.
Lennart Samuelson in Svenska Dagbladet
“The Soviet millennial kingdom lasted for twenty years”.
It’s been a hundred years since the October Revolution in 1917, a revolution that brought an almost religious faith in a bright future, with dreams of a fairer world order. Lennart Samuelson, Affiliated Researcher at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE), writes about the new book "The house of government: A saga of the Russian revolution" by Russian-American historian Yuri Slezkine, where the young Soviet state and everyday life after the utopian dreams faded are portrayed.
Mikhail Kasyanov on the political situation in Russia
Mikhail Kasyanov, former Prime Minister of Russia and an outspoken critic of President Putin, gave a presentation on the political situation in Russia on the 16th of November at SSE.
Thomas Sterner gives a presentation at SITE Energy talks
Thomas Sterner, Professor of Environmental Economics at the University of Gothenburg, gave a presentation on technological development, geopolitical and environmental issues in our energy future at SITE Energy Talks, concerning the rapidly increasing level of carbon content, new technological development, the impact of low oil prices and the most promising ways to stop emissions.
The political situation in Russia
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economic (SITE) has the pleasure to invite you to a presentation on Thursday November 16, 15.00-16.00 by Mikhail Kasyanov, Former Prime Minister of Russia and an outspoken critic of President Putin and government’s policy.
Jesper Roine in Sveriges Natur
"Who will decide to block out the sun?" President Trump's decision to leave the Paris climate agreement opens up the possibility for countries to use radical and risky artificial options to cool down their own regions. Jesper Roine, Associate Professor at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE), writes in Sveriges Natur about the importance of continuing international negotiations on how to solve the issue climate change.
SITE Energy Talks with Thomas Sterner
The 11th SITE Energy Talks on the 24th of October will be devoted to discussing the technological development of energy industry and, geopolitical and environmental challenges in our energy future.
Chloé Le Coq to discuss European energy dependency on Russia at Fores
SITE Associate Professor Chloé Le Coq will this Friday take part in a discussion at Fores on the topic of Russia.