Can mindfulness reduce stress at work?
If you’re already feeling stressed at work – or even if you’re not – a pandemic definitely doesn’t help. Incorporating mindfulness into your workday can not only reduce stress but also improve task performance, new research suggests.
Nudging out the coronavirus with behavioral economics
Human behavior is key in any pandemic. So how can a little nudge in the right direction change our behavior for the better? Researcher Nurit Nobel explains the science behind encouraging good behaviors – and how it can help us during the pandemic.
How corona is changing the retail industry
Social distancing has fundamentally changed shopping behaviors and thereby the retail industry – but what will happen next? What opportunities may arise as the dust settles and we move towards a new normal?
Open schools saved Sweden billions of SEK
In the latest episode from Vetenskapens Värld "The way out of corona", Jesper Roine among many other experts explains what the pandemic measures from the government have cost the Swedish economy. Has Sweden performed better financially compared to the other Nordic countries?
Organizing virtual academic meetings in the wake of COVID-19
COVID-19 has forced academia to rethink the ways we work and connect with peers across the world. So, what are the best formats and approaches to virtual academic meetings that keep the research – as well as the interpersonal connections – going? The Center for Sports and Business at the Stockholm School of Economics has some insights to share.
Leadership in times of corona
Demand for leadership is always greatest during a crisis. But what characterizes strong leadership? Two leadership researchers from the Stockholm School of Economics take a look at why leadership in Sweden stands out from the rest of the world.
SSE student on winning team in Hack the Crisis
7,400 participants all on a mission to design, test and execute solutions for the future of Sweden in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. With the initiative Break Even, SSE MBA student Carissma Dennis won the category Save Business in the virtual hackathon Hack the Crisis.
Career Management – Coping with COVID-19
Have your professional plans for the future changed because of COVID-19? SSE Alumni have signed up to help out our students during the pandemic.
Doing the right thing – why it's harder for some
All over the world, personal movement has been restricted to various degrees in an attempt to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. But some people seem to having trouble staying away from others. Social psychology may help us understand why some of us are not listening.
Swedes support further measures against COVID-19
Three out of four Swedes want to see more measures in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Two out of five are positive to a temporary curfew in cities. This according to a new study at the Stockholm School of Economics.