Pollution and the COVID-19 pandemic: Air quality in Eastern Europe
16 February 2021
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
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.
Third year ART project presentations (Day 2)
02 December 2020
During the fall, the third year Retail Management students have been working with projects for our ten Retail Club companies.
Sustainability Workshop with Coca Cola European Partners
11 November 2020
The retail club participated in a virtual workshop concerning sustainability and future goals.
New debate-article in Uppsala Nya Tidning by CSR's Sophie Nachemson-Ekwall
21 October 2020
They argue that new solutions are needed to remedy social divisions, segregation and unsustainable cities, writes
New research: organizations that move fast really do break things
16 July 2020
When organizations grow too fast, they expose themselves to several risks. In the past, research has shown that people who try to move forward without careful evaluation is often associated with unethical decision-making, while taking time to evaluate consequences is associated with ethical decisions. Does this same rule apply also to organizations?
Pricing and Capacity Provision in Electricity Markets: An Experimental Study
05 April 2017
by Chloé Le Coq (with Henrik Orzen and Sebastian Schwenen), published in the Journal of Regulatory Economics
The Impact of a Food for Education Program on Schooling in Cambodia
02 February 2015
by Maria Perrotta Berlin (with Maria Cheung), published in Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies.
The Constitutional Channels of the Resource Curse
01 April 2008
by Jesper Roine (with A. Boschini and J. Pettersson), proceedings from "Meeting Global Challenges in Research Cooperation", Uppsala