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Vacancy: Post doc in the field of macro-labor at the Department of Economics

22 September 2022
The post doc will work together with Professor Johanna Wallenius (and potential co-authors) on a project on life cycle labor supply. A key focus of the project is on understanding inequality and the interaction of risks and social insurance systems over the life cycle.

How randomized control trials can make the world a better place

20 September 2022
What programs and initiatives actually make a difference for integration, education and health? How do we know what works so we can put our effort and money where they are the most effective? That’s what Associate Professor Martina Björkman Nyqvist’s research is all about. Hear more about it in the latest episode of Sound Economy.

New ranking of scientists places SSE researchers in top

14 June 2022
Three of SSE's professors made the list of the top scientists in Sweden according to a new ranking. Professor Magnus Johannesson ranked number 1 in the country and 26 in the world.

SSE professor serves on Minister for Finance's economic council

21 March 2022
Robert Östling, Professor of Economics at SSE, is one of six members on Finansministerns ekonomiska råd (the Minister for Finance's economic council). The economic council will provide Sweden’s Minister for Finance, Mikael Damberg, with policy advice on current economic and scientific issues.

Anna Dreber Almenberg has been appointed editor at the Journal of Political Economy Microeconomics

21 February 2022
We are very proud to announce that Anna Dreber Almenberg, Johan Björkman Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, has been appointed editor at the recently launched Journal of Political Economy Microeconomics

Boosting the Creation of Jobs in African Economies: What can Policy do?

10 February 2022
In a recently published paper, Céline Zipfel, Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, with Oriana Bandiera (LSE), Ahmed Elsayed (IZA), and Andrea Smurra (UCL), presents facts on labor markets in Africa and discusses policy priorities for boosting the creation of salaried jobs for young adults.

New evidence on inequalities in education in low and middle-income countries

07 February 2022
Socioeconomic status and test scores are important predictors of educational attainment gaps in rich countries. Associate Professor Abhijeet Singh from the Economics Department of the Stockholm School of Economics and his co-authors present new evidence on inequalities in education in low and middle-income countries (LMIC).

Robert Östling receives the Assar Lindbeck Medal

14 December 2021
The Assar Lindbeck Medal 2021 is awarded to professors Robert Östling and Erik Lindqvist, active at the Stockholm School of Economics respectively the Institute for Social Research at Stockholm University. The award, in honor of Assar Lindbeck's diverse and pioneering economic research efforts, is awarded every two years to researchers under the age of 45 who are active in Sweden, which have contributed significantly to economic thinking and economic knowledge.

Abhijeet Singh winner of SSE Corporate Partners’ Research Award 2021

06 December 2021
Associate Professor Abhijeet Singh has been awarded the SSE Corporate Partners’ Research Award 2021 for his empirical studies of education polices. The award, which amounts to 100,000 SEK, was presented by SSE President Lars Strannegård.

Anna Dreber Almenberg and Magnus Johannesson receive RJ grant for research in metascience

18 November 2021
Congratulations to Anna Dreber Almenberg and Magnus Johannesson, Professors of Economics at the Department of Economics, whose project "Metascience" has recently been granted funding from Riksbankens Jubileumsfond.
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