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Bachelor student Isak Axelson reflects on his internship with the United Nations

16 December 2022
During the summer (2022) Isak Axelson, who is currently in his third year of the BSc in Business & Economics, undertook an internship with the PRME Secretariat, part of the United Nations Global Compact in New York. During this short interview, Isak reflects on the experience, and his biggest takeaways.

Nobel Laureates in Economic Sciences speakers at the Misum Forum

05 December 2022
This Nobel week, we revisit academic talks delivered by two notable Nobel Laureates at the Misum Forum, the flagship conference hosted by the Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets (Misum) at the Stockholm School of Economics.

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.

Understanding the gender salary gap in the auditing profession

24 November 2022
In this new Misum Academic Insight, affiliated researcher Ting Dong looks to understand more about the gender salary gap in the Auditing Profession, using the case study of Sweden.

Highlights from the Misum Forum 2022 on the role of business and industry in alleviating poverty

02 November 2022
On October 5, Misum convened business leaders from Swedish industry and high-level academics to discuss the role and responsibility of businesses in reducing poverty globally. If you missed the chance to join us in person at the event, or if you would like to revisit some of the sessions, all event recordings are now available, together with highlights from the day.

Misum researchers receive Best Paper Award for their work on living wages

24 October 2022
Yiwen Lu, Marek Reuter,  and Torkel Strömsten recently received the Best Paper Award at the CSEAR International Congress 2022.

PRME PhD Course – Module 1, hosted at SSE

21 October 2022
This week – Monday 17 to Wednesday 19 Oct, SSE hosted the first module of the PRME PhD Course – Sustainability and CSR in the Nordic context, together with Jönköping International Business School.

New Misum Academic Insight on the underemployment of highly skilled migrants

20 October 2022
In this new Misum Academic Insight, affiliated researcher Laurence Romani and her co-author pose the question: why do organizations underemploy highly skilled migrants?

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.
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