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Students' Nobel NightCap – the best kept secret of Nobel week

01 December 2022
For over 40 years, the Students' Nobel NightCap, SNNC, has served as the unofficial after party to the Nobel Banquet on December 10. It is one of the absolute highlights of the Nobel Week and, for many of its guests, offers a well-needed break from the limelight. And it's entirely organised by students.

Carl Bennet and Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation sponsor professorship in sustainability studies

28 November 2022
Carl Bennet and the Marianne & Marcus Wallenberg Foundation join forces to sponsor a new professorship at the Stockholm School of Economics. This enables internationally acclaimed Martina Björkman Nyqvist to continue her important research on development economics and children’s health and education as the new Carl Bennet & Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Chair in Economics.

Abhijeet Singh awarded 1.5 million Euros by the European Research Council to study social inclusion in Indian schools

25 November 2022
Abhijeet Singh, Associate Professor at the Department of Economics and Affiliated Researcher at Misum, has been awarded a Starting Grant from the European Research Council for a project studying social inclusion in private schools in India. His research project is one of only twelve in Sweden to receive the grant this year.

Under-employing skilled migrants and the case of benevolent discrimination

15 November 2022
Why do highly skilled migrants encounter difficulties getting a skilled job? And at what point does being benevolent become discrimination? Professor Laurence Romani visits the podcast Sound Economy to talk about her research on skilled migrants in the workplace.

Celine Zipfel awarded for outstanding pedagogical achievements

10 November 2022
In August, Celine Zipfel, Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at SSE, was awarded for ​​outstanding pedagogical achievements at SSE. Celine was awarded for her work in redesigning an MSc course on Development Economics with great success. The course was highly appreciated among students, covering a wide range of topics and giving a holistic view of the field.

Katarina Martinson sponsors new professorship in finance at SSE

09 November 2022
The Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) is establishing a new professorship in Finance, the Katarina Martinson Chair in Finance, to be held by Professor Mariassunta Giannetti. The new chair is made possible by a donation from Katarina Martinson, thereby ensuring that Sweden and SSE keeps one of the leading professors in financial research.

Celebrating with CIVICA: An opportunity to gain new perspectives

08 November 2022
This year, CIVICA partner university Sciences Po celebrated their 150th birthday. SSE students Lovisa Bergdahl and Benita Helena Kaulina joined the anniversary festivities in Paris.

SSE launches new center for family enterprises with pan-Nordic support

02 November 2022
Family enterprises are the most common business form in the world – not least in the Nordics. They are also important drivers in entrepreneurship, innovation and sustainability. The newly launched Center for Family Enterprise (CFE) at the Stockholm School of Economics will study the impact and organization of family enterprises in the Nordics.

Monitoring risks to the European financial market

01 November 2022
How does the financial system work, what risks and stressors are affecting the economy and what can we do to avoid a financial crisis? In this episode of Sound Economy, Professor Bo Becker talks about his role his role on the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) and how academic research can help guide policy in the EU.

SSE alum Johanna Rastad named CEMS Senior Alumni of the Year 2022

28 October 2022
Johanna Rastad, President and CEO of Humana and MSc alum, is named the 2022 CEMS Senior Alumni of the Year for her work and impact on society as whole.