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Misum Annual Report 2021 out now

30 March 2022
Read the 2021 Misum Annual Report to learn about some ongoing research and engagement collaborations at Misum. We turn our focus this year on exciting partnerships with actors from the corporate and public sectors, the finance industry, and academia.

Misum and Swedish House of Finance researchers granted 5M SEK for research on sustainability and personal finances

29 March 2022
Misum researcher Anders Anderson together with colleagues from Misum and the Swedish House of Finance have been granted three-year funding for the project “En enkätundersökning om hållbarhet och privatekonomi” (A survey on sustainability and personal finances). The grant is offered by Vinnova as part of the call "Research on financial markets 2022-2024".

Does business school education increase students’ stock market participation?

15 March 2022
New paper from three Misum researchers on how business school education affects students’ stock market participation.

Misum welcomes five new affiliated researchers

11 March 2022
Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets recently welcomed five new affiliated researchers and a research assistant to its team. Their work spans various sustainability topics related to Misum's interdisciplinary research streams.

What is the role of private market capital in financing sustainable cities?

28 January 2022
Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets (Misum), Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and Cleantech Scandinavia publish a new report on the role of private capital for financing sustainable cities, with a focus on Swedish municipalities.

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.