Vacancy: Assistant Professor (tenure-track) to Department of Economics
21 September 2023
The Department of Economics at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) seeks candidates for one tenure-track assistant professor position. Applicants from any field within economics will be considered, but priority will be given to applicants in macroeconomics.
Impact of foreign aid on women's empowerment
31 August 2023
In this working paper, researchers from SITE examines foreign aid's influence on women's empowerment in Malawi using geo-coded data. Positive impacts are observed, but context matters—gender-targeted aid varies in efficacy across communities.
Celebrating Ukraine's national Independence Day: A message of solidarity from SITE and the FREE Network
24 August 2023
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and the FREE Network wish to extend heartfelt greetings to the brave people of Ukraine on National Independence Day, August 24.
New publication | Catholic Censorship and the Demise of Knowledge Production in Early Modern Italy
15 August 2023
Censorship hampers new ideas, affects knowledge growth, and redirects talents toward compliant activities, resulting in a 43% decrease in scholarly publication. Fabio Blasutto, Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at SSE, and co-author publish new article in The Economic Journal.
Researchers at the Department of Economics receive grants totaling SEK 12,35 million
04 July 2023
Nine researchers at the Department of Economics were awarded grants from the Jan Wallander and Tom Hedelius Foundation and Tore Browaldh Foundation.
Johanna Rickne receives SNS Prize 2023 for outstanding research on gender equality and societal impact
30 June 2023
Johanna Rickne, Affiliated Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics, has been awarded the prestigious SNS Prize 2023 for her outstanding research on economic and political gender equality.
New study from Department of Economics on design heterogeneity in PNAS
01 June 2023
New study on ‘design heterogeneity’ highlights the limits of generalizability and informativeness of individual experimental designs.
Does wealth make you happier and healthier?
23 May 2023
Does wealth make you happier and healthier? What lifestyle changes do people make when faced with a sudden increase in wealth? Listen to the latest episode of our podcast Sound Economy and find out.
Russia’s data warfare
18 April 2023
In this brief SITE researchers, Anna Anisimova and Cecilia Smitt Meyer, present a short overview of some of the most important statistics on Russia’s economic performance no longer publicly available. They also discuss some alternative measures to track the Russian economy which can be used to provide more accurate assessments of the effect of sanctions and thus reduce the impact of Russia’s data warfare.
Policies for an aging population
13 April 2023
Increasing life expectancy and a lower birth-rate means the world’s population is aging rapidly. But what retirement policies will have the best outcome for what countries? Listen to the latest episode of the podcast Sound Economy with Professor Johanna Wallenius to find out more.