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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.

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

Purely Procedural Preferences - Beyond Procedural Equity and Reciprocity

26 May 2010
by Topi Miettinen (with N. Chlass and W. Guth), published in the Jena economic research papers

Common Trends and Shocks to Top Incomes: A Structural Breaks Approach

03 March 2010
by Jesper Roine (with D. Waldenström), published in the Review of Economics and Statistics