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What are the opportunities and challenges of energy storage?

12 April 2021
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and the Forum for Research on Eastern Europe and Emerging Economies (FREE Network) are organising a joint webinar to discuss the economic and environmental effects of energy storage adoption.

Pollution and the COVID-19 pandemic: Air quality in Eastern Europe

16 February 2021
Policy brief: 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
Working paper: 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?

SITE Energy Talks – Highlights and Presentations

16 October 2018
This year’s SITE Energy Talks – Energy Demand Management: Insights from Behavioral Economics, was devoted to discussing how consumers make energy efficiency decisions and what incentives can be used to change consumer behaviour.

Thomas Sterner gives a presentation at SITE Energy talks

26 October 2017
Thomas Sterner, Professor of Environmental Economics at the University of Gothenburg, gave a presentation on technological development, geopolitical and environmental issues in our energy future at SITE Energy Talks, concerning the rapidly increasing level of carbon content, new technological development, the impact of low oil prices and the most promising ways to stop emissions.

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