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New research: religion and traditions shape family mindset towards business practices

01 December 2020
New research on entrepreneurship suggests that religion and traditions shape the family structure to produce effects on family functioning and on the family mindset. These factors subsequently shape how transgenerational entrepreneurship is fostered or hindered through specific business practices in family firms.

Open schools saved Sweden billions of SEK

12 May 2020
In the latest episode from Vetenskapens Värld "The way out of corona", Jesper Roine among many other experts explains what the pandemic measures from the government have cost the Swedish economy. Has Sweden performed better financially compared to the other Nordic countries?

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.

Highlights from SITE's Academic Conference 2019

15 January 2020
On December 16-17, 2019, the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics hosted the annual Academic Conference at the Stockholm School of Economics that brought together researchers and scholars in economics and political science from all over Europe and North America contributing to a better understanding of the political economy of Eastern Europe.

Intergenerational Top Income Mobility in Sweden – Capitalist Dynasties in the Land of Equal Opportunity?

20 December 2017
By Jesper Roine (with Anders Björklund and Daniel Waldenström), Working Paper

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

On the effects of group identity in strategic environments

25 March 2015
by Chloé Le Coq (with James Tremewan and Alexander K. Wagner), published in the European Economic Review

Paying Attention to Payoffs in Analogy-Based Learning

30 September 2010
by Topi Miettinen, published in the Econ Theory

Commitment in Alternating Offers Bargaining

01 September 2010
by Topi Miettinen (with A. Perea), Working Paper

Productivity in Contests: Organizational Culture and Personality Effects

13 July 2010
by Marieke Huysentruyt and Topi Miettinen (with O. Andersson, and U. Stephan), published in the Jena Economic Research Papers