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LSE becomes the eighth full member of CIVICA – The European University of Social Sciences
07 July 2020
On 16 June 2020, the European Commission updated the status of The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) from “associated partner” to “full member” of CIVICA – The European University of Social Sciences, following a request submitted by the alliance.
Diversity among companies in SSE Business Lab’s summer program
16 June 2020
Diversity is the common thread, as seven teams today start SSE Business Lab’s acceleration program Activate. Over 85 percent of the admitted teams have both male and female co-founders.
Sweden through the crisis: a new research report investigates the Swedish viewpoint in times of coronavirus
15 June 2020
Sweden’s outlier position in handling the coronavirus has put the country at the center of global public debate. How did Sweden end up with different policies than other comparable countries? This subject – and much more – is broached in a comprehensive new report from a group of researchers affiliated with the Stockholm School of Economics, titled Sweden through the crisis.
Swedes support further measures against COVID-19
28 April 2020
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.
New research reveals how Swedes react to government guidelines
14 April 2020
How have Swedes changed their behavior during the COVID-19 crisis? A new research project from the Stockholm School of Economics offers insights into mobility and hoarding over the past – and coming – weeks.
COVID-19 | FREE Network project
07 April 2020
In a joint collaboration, Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics together with members of the FREE Network initiative are now providing coverage on the COVID-19 situation in the Eastern European region. What is the current situation in Belarus, Georgia, Latvia, Poland, Russia, Sweden, and Ukraine?
New Executive Director at Center for Sustainable Markets
01 April 2020
Martina Björkman Nyqvist has been appointed as new Executive Director of the Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets (Misum) and Acting Mistra Professor of Sustainable Markets. She starts her new position on May 1, 2020, and takes over from Mette Morsing, who is taking on a new position with the United Nations.
From business idea to prototype in sixteen weeks
14 January 2020
Getting a product from idea onto the market can often take years. SSE Business Lab trims it down to about four months with its accelerator program Activate. The newest batch of companies is just about to hatch.
350,000 euro for research on social inclusion
19 December 2019
Researchers Martina Björkman Nyqvist and Abhijeet Sing have received a 350,000 euro research grant to study social inclusion, focusing on new immigrants to Sweden. The project will study a program used by the Swedish organization Kompis Sverige.
Unik forskning om entreprenörskapsutbildningar
11 December 2019
Entreprenörskap skulle kunna lösa världens problem. Men då måste vi sluta bara servera kunskap och istället ge studenterna förutsättningar för att skapa kunskap, menar forskaren Rasmus Rahm i sin nya avhandling.