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SITE researcher awarded 3,3 MSEK grant for a research project on “Strategic risk, artificial intelligence and collusive crime”

14 January 2021
SITE's Professor Giancarlo Spagnolo together with co-authors in University of Bologna and Standford University has been granted 3,3 MSEK in funding by Vetenskapsrådet for a three-year research project on artificial intelligence as incorporated in pricing algorithms.

Highlights from Development Day 2020: The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Eastern Europe

21 December 2020
After having been relatively mildly affected in the first wave, Eastern Europe is currently in the midst of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic with much higher levels of infected and dead compared to the spring. This health crisis not only has economic consequences, but also has contributed to political instability in parts of the region. Learn more on the presentations and discussions held at the SITE Development Day conference 2020!

MECON student awarded first prize in the Swedish Competition Authority’s thesis competition

16 December 2020
Filip Mellgren was awarded first prize in this year’s thesis competition at the Swedish Competition Authority in the business administration and economics category for his thesis “Tacit collusion with deep multi-agent reinforcement learning”.

Was Sweden's Covid-19 policy a failure?

10 December 2020
Sweden's strategy to deal with Covid-19 has been intensively debated both in Sweden and internationally during the spring. As the second wave of Covid-19 hit Sweden during the fall, the debate about the Swedish policy response has intensified.

Why are people afraid to bid for a house that nobody else has been bidding for?

24 November 2020
That's one of the questions that Tore Ellingsen answers in this feature article on auctions - in the aftermath of the Prize in Economics in Memory of Alfred Nobel to Paul Milgrom (an honorary doctor at SSE) and Robert Wilson.

Anna Dreber Almenberg interviewed in Universitetsläraren

18 November 2020
What happens when the same data is given to a number of researchers who are asked to test the same hypotheses?

Tore Ellingsen interviewed in DN

16 November 2020
What should be the goal of Sweden's fiscal policy after the pandemic?

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