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Attracting and retaining valuable and crucial talent in the future IKEA business

14 October 2020
IKEA´s Retail Club had an online workshop on how to attract, hire and retain valuable and crucial talent in the future IKEA business.

How can we make customers more aware of our sustainability story?

14 October 2020
H&M Retail Club had its first workshop with the task to find ways to better communicate their sustainability story on the product detail page.

Rejection and dehumanization when store employees break social norms during corona

14 October 2020
Employees who violate the social norms during the corona pandemic are seen as less competent and warm – and even less human, a new study from the Stockholm School of Economics shows. Anger, disgust and rejection as a response, however, makes it less likely that norm-violators change their behavior.

Domestic violence – the case of Sweden during the pandemic

13 October 2020
Violence within the home is the most common form of interpersonal violence for women. While children and men are also victims of abuse of various kind within the family, intimate partner violence committed by men against women is generally the most common form of domestic violence. Has intimate partner violence increased in Sweden during the current COVID-19 pandemic?

Auction theory – affects more of your life than you think

12 October 2020
This year’s Nobel Laureates in the Economic Sciences, Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson, have improved auction theory and invented new auction formats, benefitting both sellers and buyers across the world. Auctions affect our everyday lives more than people realize, from climate change initiatives to broadband access, explains Assistant Professor Andreea Enache.

Join the Financing Sustainable Cities workshop series

12 October 2020
As part of the Smart City Business Event, this three-day workshop series will explore what barriers and possibilities presently exist in amplifying city innovations and enabling cities to reach their sustainability goals.

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences

12 October 2020
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2020 goes to Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson “for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats”. Photo by Isaac Fryxelius.

Economic research important during times of great change

09 October 2020
“Economic science is particularly relevant when society seeks to make major changes or is subject to large shocks,” says Professor Tore Ellingsen. On Monday he and colleague Per Strömberg are two of the experts selecting this year's winner of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.

Läs om psykologi och lyckas bättre på börsen

07 October 2020
Många småsparare brukar reagera utifrån psykologiska faktorer och blir mer riskbenägna om de ”står inför en upplevd förlust”. De brukar också agera likt den stora flocken på börsen, säger ekonomiprofessorn Richard Wahlund till Omni Ekonomi.

No fail-safe recipe for international e-commerce

07 October 2020
Online sales have taken off during the COVID-19 pandemic, and for many small and medium enterprises in Sweden, the international market promises new and sorely needed customer groups. But there isn’t a fool-proof way for success on the international market, researchers at SSE’s Center for Retailing explain.

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