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Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine on the next steps in EU integration

30 May 2023
On 26 May, 2023, the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and the Stockholm Centre for Eastern European Studies (SCEEUS) had the honor of hosting a distinguished keynote speaker, Olga Stefanishyna (Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine) who shared her insights on Ukraine’s progress with reforms on the way to full EU integration.

Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine at SSE to discuss Ukraine´s reforms on the way to EU integration

25 May 2023
On Friday 26 May, 2023, the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and the Stockholm Centre for Eastern European Studies (SCEEUS) are organizing a high-level discussion with keynote speaker Olga Stefanishyna, Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine.

Spillover effects from the nordic model of prostitution legislation

09 May 2023
Several countries, including France, Canada, and Israel, have adopted the Nordic model of prostitution legislation to combat sexual exploitation. However, researchers from SITE highlight that these reforms might unintentionally increase sex tourism, necessitating comprehensive policy considerations.

European democracy through the lens of party manifestos

09 May 2023
In this policy brief, researchers from SITE explores the challenges of quantifying political discourse using 30 years of party manifestos. It analyzes the evolution of dominant topics in European politics, particularly in transition countries. The brief utilizes data from the Manifesto Project to describe the development of political discourse in Europe, emphasizing differences between Western European countries and Eastern European transition economies.

New board member elected at SITE

04 May 2023
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) is pleased to welcome a newly elected board member, Kristian Andersson, CEO of SEB Ukraine.

Ukraine's finance minister Marchenko on the current situation in Ukraine and EU accession

03 May 2023
On 28 April, 2023, the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and the Stockholm Centre for Eastern European Studies (SCEEUS) organized a high-level discussion with keynote speaker Sergii Marchenko, Minister of Finance of Ukraine at the Stockholm School of Economics. Read the highlights from the event to learn more!

Call for papers | Democratic backsliding and electoral autocracies

20 April 2023
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and the Forum for Research on Media and Democracy in Eastern Europe (FROMDEE) invites paper submissions to a one-day conference on “Democratic backsliding and electoral autocracies” with a keynote lecture by Arturas Rozenas (New York University) on 13 October 2023 in Stockholm, Sweden.

The media's power to affect behavioral change during COVID-19 in Sweden

20 April 2023
Increased media coverage of COVID-19 led to more individuals taking preventive measures such as hand washing, social distancing, and wearing masks, new research from the Stockholm School of Economics and Jönköping University shows. This highlights the important role that accurate and timely reporting plays in promoting public health measures during a pandemic.

Russia’s data warfare

18 April 2023
In this brief SITE researchers, Hanna Anisimova and Cecilia Smitt Meyer, present a short overview of some of the most important statistics on Russia’s economic performance no longer publicly available. They also discuss some alternative measures to track the Russian economy which can be used to provide more accurate assessments of the effect of sanctions and thus reduce the impact of Russia’s data warfare.

Media coverage and pandemic behaviour: Evidence from Sweden

13 April 2023
In this policy brief, researchers Marcel Garz (Jönköping University) and Maiting Zhuang (SITE) illustrate the media's power to affect behavioural change, using the Swedish experience during Covid-19 as an example.
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