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New study examines the foreign influences shaping Sweden’s economy

23 October 2023
With 73% of Sweden's economy influenced by international shocks, policymakers and businesses require strategic adaptability – especially in light of the recent interest rate hikes by central banks around the world. In a study conducted for the Sveriges Riksbank, researcher Lina Thomas sheds light on Sweden's deep economic interdependencies on global events.

Valentina Tartari appointed Jacob and Marcus Wallenberg Professor

19 October 2023
The Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) is delighted to announce the appointment of Valentina Tartari as the new Jacob and Marcus Wallenberg Professor, and Director of the Jacob and Marcus Wallenberg Center for Innovative and Sustainable Business Development.

Stefan Ingves appointed "Senior Fellow" at Swedish House of Finance

17 October 2023
Stefan Ingves is now a senior fellow at the Swedish House of Finance after serving as the head of Riksbank for 17 years.

Three top European business schools join forces to create a new Executive Education Program in Sports Business

17 October 2023
Three of Europe’s top business schools – WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in Düsseldorf, Germany, the Stockholm School of Economics in Sweden, and ESSEC Business School in Paris, France – have announced the creation of the European Sports Business Program (ESBP), a new business management executive education offering for leaders interested in the European sports industry.

Nobel prize highlights the drivers between the gender wage gap

09 October 2023
The Nobel Prize in Economics this year has been awarded to Claudia Goldin for her transformative work on the drivers behind the gender differences on the labor market. Goldin makes history as the third woman and the first sole female recipient to receive this honor, while highlighting the reasons why the gender gap still persists to this day.

Sweden poised to lead the way in wellbeing and happiness research

06 October 2023
The Nordic countries consistently lead the rankings in both happiness and quality of life. With the launch of its new Center for Wellbeing, Welfare and Happiness, the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) aims to establish Sweden as the foremost knowledge hub for wellness and happiness research in the world. And, as the first business school in the world, SSE is also establishing a new professorship dedicated entirely to the subject of happiness, wellbeing and welfare.

Milda Tylaite awarded for outstanding pedagogical achievements

02 October 2023
In September, Milda Tylaite, Assistant Professor at the Department of Accounting at SSE, was awarded for ​​outstanding pedagogical achievements. She was awarded for her work on redesigning the course ”Current Issues in Financial Reporting” to include new pedagogical components and more current issues, especially focusing on sustainability.

The King of Sweden honored with new professorship in youth leadership

14 September 2023
In celebration of King Carl XVI Gustaf's 50 years on the throne, the Stockholm School of Economics is establishing a new professorship in youth leadership. The funding for this new professorship comes from a joint initiative by the Swedish business community.

CIVICA's Master's courses in Social Sciences offer multicampus perspectives

08 September 2023
This week, CIVICA launches this academic year’s joint and multicampus courses, continuing the alliance’s work towards a true European campus. The courses are one of CIVICA’s many transnational experiences enabling students to pursue academic paths beyond any one institutional or national context.

Karl Engelbrektson, new Senior Advisor to House of Governance and Public Policy

30 August 2023
Former Major General and Commander of the Swedish army, Karl Engelbrektson, joins the Stockholm School of Economics as a Senior Advisor to the House of Governance and Public Policy. Engelbrektson’s practical experience teamed with SSE research will help shape the next generation of leaders in the defense sector.