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Artificial intelligence both substitutes and complements human capabilities

01 June 2022
The best possible future for integrating artificial intelligence (AI) into the workplace sees AI- related skills like data science being paired with quintessential human skills such as creativity, empathy, and interpersonal communication. This according to a new study from the Stockholm School of Economics, Copenhagen Business School, and the University of Geneva.

Dare to ask questions. Innovation is about direction, not ideas.

06 May 2022
In today’s innovation space, the goal is to design meaningful products, not just more capable ones. It is vital to critically evaluate innovation projects to ensure that they are on the right track.

Sons are favored in family firms – but daughters do better

28 April 2022
Sons are much likelier than daughters to take over the family firm – despite the fact that businesses run by daughters outperform those run by sons. This according to new research from the Stockholm School of Economics and Jönköping International Business School.

Last call for papers for Nordic workshop on digital foundations of business, operations, strategy and innovation

17 December 2020
This third invitational hands-on and small-scale research paper workshop on digital foundations of business, operations, innovation and strategy will bring together a small group of researchers from information systems, computer science, operations management, innovation, and strategy. The call for papers closes on 18 December 2020 at 23:59 CET.

Innovation, leadership and purpose in a post-pandemic world

11 December 2020
Everyone is currently trying to picture what the future will look like after the COVID-19 pandemic has passed, how markets will be shaped, and how products and services will shift to address structural changes in organizations and society at large. However, the future we are facing is uncertain, disproportioned and evolving quickly – we don’t really know, nor can predict, what will happen.

Still time to register for upcoming House of Innovation Conference: Dialogues at The Garden

30 November 2020
On December 3 (14.00–17.00 CET), the House of Innovation welcomes you to a discussion hosted by our Center for Design and Leadership. The event will be filled with research-based findings, concrete recommendations, possibilities to network, interactive tasks, and an award ceremony: the winner of the 2020 Michael Treschow Scholarship will be announced and awarded during this event. Register today!

Highlights from the webinar: Economic reforms of fragile states - Perspectives from Somalia

30 November 2020
Fragile states are particularly vulnerable to adverse economic shocks and in need of international support. Through constructive collaboration with international partners, however, fragile state governments can successfully pursue ambitious reform agendas for the short and long run. SITE and MISUM (Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets) invited the Minister of Finance of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Dr. Abdirahman Dualeh Beileh, and the Swedish ambassador to Somalia, Staffan Tillander, to discuss the role of international partnership in the recent development of economic reforms in Somalia.

House of Innovation joins new European COVID-19 research project

11 November 2020
House of Innovation at the Stockholm School of Economics will contribute to developing research on the dynamics of the COVID-19 pandemic. The House is now joining a new EUR 10 million EU-funded project, PERISCOPE.

New Leadership for the UKFSSE

27 October 2020
The UK Friends of SSE is a charitable organization based in the UK, which works closely with the Stockholm School of Economics to provide opportunities to engage and support the alumni network in the UK. On August 31, 2020, Anette Elfving Ferm took over as President of the organization, following the leadership of Håkan Gomér.

Does political illegitimacy in Belarus imply new economic risks?

06 October 2020
Policy brief: Today’s political crisis in Belarus has given a rise to the phenomenon classified in political science as political illegitimacy. However, this is not a pure political phenomenon. It causes adverse and severe economic adjustments. In a short-term perspective, it gives a rise to numerous risks of financial destabilization. Moreover, it is likely to deepen the current recession and make it protracted. In the long-term, political illegitimacy causes adverse institutional adjustments and erosion of human capital, which is likely to lead a country into a long-standing depression.
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