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New research: how should family firms deal with the tensions of appointing a non-family CEO?

08 May 2020
An increasing number of family firms choose to select a non-family CEO for the highest executive office when there is no suitable family member available. A recent example of this is the Swedish retail giant H&M where the third generation family member Karl-Johan Persson recently handed over to the non-family CEO Helena Helmersson. However, appointing a non-family CEO in a family firm tends to give rise to tensions.

New research: why are mobile phones so important for Syrian refugees in Lebanon?

15 April 2020
Syrian refugees living in Lebanon today are facing limited freedom of movement, limited access to services, and constrained labor rights. For these people, mobile phones serve as essential tools for rebuilding social networks shattered by involuntary displacement.

Long-Run Trends in the Distribution of Income and Wealth

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

Intergenerational top income mobility in Sweden: Capitalist dynasties in the land of equal opportunity?

01 September 2010
by Jesper Roine (with A. Björklund and D. Waldenström), the Institute for the Study of Labor Discussion Paper