The Swedish Olympic Academy launches sports and innovation initiative
We share our jogging achievements, put sensors in our shoes, and keep track of every heartbeat. Technology is an increasingly important tool for the athlete in reaching their full potential. Today, the Swedish Olympic Academy launches a new initiative to strengthen sports innovation in Sweden.
Stockholm School of Economics creates House of Innovation
The Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) has strengthened its innovation profile by launching the House of Innovation, a new interdisciplinary research, education and outreach environment. The House focuses on research and teaching within innovation, digitalization and entrepreneurship, and is made possible through one of the largest single donations to SSE to date: The Erling-Persson Family Foundation is supporting the new initiative with SEK 150 million.
The winner of the Gunnar Hedlund Award 2016-2018 has been announced
Yamlaksira Getachew from the Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles is the winner of this year’s Gunnar Hedlund award for his PhD thesis “Institutional Voids Investment Purposes, and Foreign Subsidiaries of Multinational Enterprises”
Jungsuk Han receives Brattle Distinguished Paper Prize
Congratulations to Professor Jungsuk Han whose paper “The Paradox of Financial Fire Sales: The Role of Arbitrage Capital in Determining Liquidity”, written with James Dow, was awarded Brattle Distinguished Paper Prize.
SITE Academic conference highlights
On December 17-18th, SITE hosted its annual Academic Conference that brought together international scholars to discuss and showcase what current research tells us about the existing forms of gender inequality worldwide, their causes, and their consequences.
Lars Strannegård’s appointment as President is extended
The Board of Directors of the Stockholm School of Economics has extended Lars Strannegård’s appointment as President of the School until May 31, 2022.
Two best paper awards to SSE researchers
Dr Sara Melén Hånell, Dr Emilia Rovira Nordman and Professor Lars-Gunnar Mattsson at the Department of Marketing and Strategy was last week awarded two best paper prizes at the 2018 EIBA (European International Business Academy)-conference in Poznan, Poland.
SSE research on the Altmetric top 100 list of 2018
Almetric tracks scholarly articles published each year, and comes up with a top 100 list based on citations, discussions on research blogs, mainstream media coverage, social network coverage, etc.
Kan man stoppa HIV med en lott? Martina Björkman Nyqvist berättar om sin forskning i Ekonomipodden
För att hindra spridningen måste man göra något av det svåraste som finns: ändra människor beteende.
Vad händer om människor exponeras för fula saker?
Den nya avhandlingen Marketing with benefits av Stefan Szugalski, forskare vid Handelshögskolan i Stockholm, besvarar frågor som: Varför vill människor ha det som är vackert? Vad händer om människor exponeras för fula saker? Avhandlingen består av fem artiklar och kan användas som en verktygslåda för marknadsförare som vill skapa marknadsföring med positiva effekter för både företag och samhälle.