What’s behind proposed reforms to the Chinese anti-corruption legislation?
Maria Perrotta Berlin, assistant professor at Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and Giancarlo Spagnolo, professor of Economics at University of Rome II and senior researcher at SITE, try to understand the evolution of the anti-corruption legislation in China over the last decades and to evaluate the effects of the policy changes occurring in 1997 when asymmetric punishment (bribe giver impunity) was introduced.
Do military coups affect economic development?
Erik Meyersson, assistant professor at SITE, has carried out research to show for the first time that military coups overthrowing autocratic leaders result in a very different kind of event than those overthrowing democratically elected leaders.
Save the date for SITE 9th Energy Day - November 5, 2015
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) has the pleasure of inviting you to our 9th Energy Day “Economic Impacts of Oil Price Fluctuations”.
Research paper by Ina Ganguli and co-authors draws attention from the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times
The study of order bias in the NBER email newsletter affecting research paper popularity and citation rates attracts media attention and fosters policy change in how the NBER publishes research papers in their weekly announcements.
Taking the impact of social entrepreneurs to scale
How to increase the real impacts that social enterprises make? How to accelerate the scaling of impactful social enterprise experiences? How to help social enterprises in growing their impact? Marieke Huysentruyt, Assistant Professor at Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics and Faculty Fellow at London School of Economics, highlights 3 powerful, practical strategies that can help kickstart the 'impact growth' of social enterprises.
SITE Corruption conference will host distinguished scholars
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 "Fighting Corruption in Developing and Transition Countries".
Russia plans new gas supply routes to Europe sidestepping Ukraine
Chloé Le Coq, an assistant professor at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics, comments about Russia’s plans to build a new offshore gas pipeline across the Black Sea and Turkey on financial daily news service Dagens industri.
Presentation order can be a powerful determinant of choice in a list-based environment
New research paper by Ina Ganguli, affiliated researcher at SITE and assistant professor of Economics at University of Massachusetts Amherst, published by National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) sheds light on how order in the list of economics papers in a weekly email newsletter can affect the viewing and citation rate of scientific research papers.
Distinguished scholars and practitioners discuss finance for sustainable development
SITE has published a policy brief that covers a discussion on how to reduce extreme poverty by incentivizing private aid and private investment in developing countries and secure development finance to fragile states.
SITE participates in creation of the largest international academic in-depth database of social enterprises
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) together with research institutes from Belgium, China, Germany, Hungary, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain and UK has started to survey 1000 social enterprises across Europe, Russia and China.