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New research on carbon pricing: do carbon taxes reduce CO2 emissions?

21 January 2022
A drastic decrease in greenhouse gas emissions is needed to tackle climate change. Carbon pricing, in the form of a carbon tax or a carbon market, is considered by economists as the most cost-effective way to reduce emissions. Yet, there is currently little evidence on the impact of existing carbon price instruments on emissions. Recently published research by Misum Affiliate Marion Leroutier investigates the impact of carbon taxes on the UK power sector emissions.

Call for papers open for the CEPR Development Economics Conference hosted by Misum and SITE

19 January 2022
The prestigious CEPR symposium of the Development Economics Programme will be hosted by the Stockholm School of Economics on 19 and 20 May 2022. The conference is organised by Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets (Misum), Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). The call for papers for conference presentations is open until 28 February 2022.

Roberto Verganti wins 2020 Albert Page Award for Outstanding Professional Contribution

18 January 2022
House of Innovation Professor Roberto Verganti has, together with co-authors Luca Vendraminelli and Marco Iansiti of Harvard, been awarded the 2020 Best paper Award by the Journal of Product Innovation Management.

Highlights from the hybrid seminar 'Sustaining global value chains' with Erik Berglöf

23 December 2021
COVID-19 has brought economic shocks of unprecedented scale and impact. The global value chain is not an exception. What policies and investments are needed to improve global value chains post pandemic? On December 20, 2021, Erik Berglöf, Chief Economist at Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, presented key findings from the Asian Infrastructure Finance 2021 report: Sustaining Global Value Chains.

New report on Integrating Sustainability in Investment Analysis out now

03 December 2021
In a new report from Swesif, co-produced by Misum, researchers Emma Sjöström and Rachelle Belinga look at drivers and challenges for integrating ESG issues in financial analysis.

Highlights of Misum’s climate work

03 November 2021
Half-way through the first week of COP26 negotiations, we take a moment to reflect on how Misum, as a research center grounded in sustainability work, is contributing to the broad and urgent goal of tackling the climate crisis.

New Stakeholder Engagement Manager at Misum

02 November 2021
Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets is pleased to announce Andreea Preluca as the new Misum Stakeholder Engagement Manager – with focus on sustainability and research.

Nobel laureate Prof. Joseph Stiglitz and Prof. Elke Weber speakers at Misum Forum 2021

29 September 2021
Join Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets (Misum) on October 8 for our second Annual Forum, which will examine the topic of ‘Responding to climate change - challenges and possible solutions’ with internationally renowned scholars as well as experts from the world of finance and high-emitting industries.

New research collaboration between Misum, Doconomy and Flowe on carbon conscious purchasing trends

17 September 2021
Doconomy and Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets (Misum) to collaborate on academic research project with support of Italian Flowe CO2-consumption data.

Responding to climate change - challenges and possible solutions

07 September 2021
Join Misum on 8 October for our second Annual Forum, a virtual academic conference examining key issues in sustainable markets. This year internationally renowned climate scholars and experts from finance and industry will present research and evidence on responding to the accelerating climate crisis.