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In what way did the pandemic affect our wellbeing?

24 June 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected our well-being in many dimensions. Understanding how these dimensions interact and what factors influence the overall level of well-being can be instrumental in policy design today and in the process of recovery once the pandemic is over. With this in mind, the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics and the FREE Network invites you to participate in an online academic workshop on 'Dimensions of well-being'.

Pollution and the COVID-19 pandemic: Air quality in Eastern Europe

16 February 2021
Policy brief: The COVID-19 pandemic has drawn attention to a pre-existing threat to global health: the quality of air in cities around the world. Prolonged exposure to air pollution has been found to increase the mortality rate of COVID-19. This is a particular concern for much of Eastern Europe, where emissions regularly exceed safe levels.

Selective attention and the importance of types for information campaigns

27 January 2021
Working paper: Can we improve the potential for information to induce individual climate-change curbing action by focusing on individual types? In this paper Maria Perrotta Berlin, Assistant Professor at SITE, and her co-author try to contribute to the understanding of the persistence and increase of meat eating in the face of mounting evidence on the ills of meat production and consumption by considering the role of selective attention and learning.

Long-term unemployment on its rise – a blow to the Swedish economy?

31 August 2020
"The longer a person is unemployed, the greater the probability that the individual will not return to work at all. And even if we recover from the pandemic, it is not certain that those people will return", Jesper Roine explains the risk of longterm-unemployment in a recent interview in Dagens industri.

Finding cooperators: Sorting through repeated interaction

28 March 2018
By Mark Bernard (with Jack Fanning and Sevgi Yuksel), Article in the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization

Economic Scarcity and Consumers’ Credit Choice

07 December 2016
by Chloé Le Coq (with Marieke Bos and Peter van Santen), Swedish House of Finance Research Paper

Confining the Coase Theorem: Contracting, Ownership, and Free-riding

18 February 2016
by Elena Paltseva (with Tore Ellingsen), published in The Review of Economic Studies

It's good to be first: order bias in reading and citing NBER working papers

08 July 2015
by Ina Ganguli (with Daniel R. Feenberg, Patrick Gaule and Jonathan Gruber), NBER Working paper

Long-Run Trends in the Distribution of Income and Wealth

25 April 2014
by Jesper Roine (with Daniel Waldenström), SITE Working Paper

Promises and Conventions – An Approach to Pre-Play Agreements

01 July 2013
by Topi Miettinen, published on Games and Economic Behavior
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