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Call for papers | One-day conference on gender economics

25 June 2024
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and the Forum for Research on Gender Economics in Eastern Europe (FROGEE) are pleased to invite submissions of papers for a one-day conference titled “How Does Gender Matter in the Economy?”, to be held in Stockholm, Sweden on December 6th, 2024.

New bank partnership offers unique research opportunities in wellbeing and welfare

20 June 2024
What can we do to promote wellbeing, welfare, and happiness? Swedbank, the Savings Banks in Sweden, and the Center for Wellbeing, Welfare and Happiness at the Stockholm School of Economics are joining forces to enhance understanding of what builds wellbeing and to establish new, more human perspectives on economics.

HOI research | Leagile supply chains boost sustainable business performance, study finds

04 June 2024
How can companies balance efficiency and flexibility while maintaining sustainability? A new study explores the integration of lean and agile supply chain strategies to enhance sustainable performance across the triple-bottom line (economic, environmental, and social performance). The research is published in the journal Production Planning & Control.

Researchers at the Department of Economics receive grants totaling 9.3 million SEK from the Handelsbanken research foundations

17 May 2024
Four researchers at the Department of Economics were awarded grants from the Jan Wallander and Tom Hedelius Foundation and Tore Browaldh Foundation.

New publication | Nonstandard Errors

08 May 2024
A multi-analyst study where over 160 independent research teams in finance tested the same six hypotheses on the same data set, found very large variation in results across the research teams. Anna Dreber Almenberg and Magnus Johannesson, Professors at the Department of Economics at SSE, and co-authors publish a new article in Journal of Finance.

New publication | Solving the Diamond–Mortensen–Pissarides model: A hybrid perturbation approach

05 March 2024
This newly published paper, written by Matthias Hänsel, a PhD student at SSE, proposes a Hybrid Perturbation method to accurately solve Search-and-Matching models. An application to the Hagedorn and Manovskii (2008) model demonstrates its effectiveness in capturing non-linear model dynamics.

Postdoctoral research position: (Re)Constructing modern Ukraine—People, institutions, and the environment project

15 February 2024
We are looking for a Post Doc to a large international research project entitled (Re)Constructing Modern Ukraine—People, Institutions, and the Environment awarded by the Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies (FBEES).

Call for papers | The political economy of environmental policy

15 February 2024
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and the Forum for Research on Eastern Europe: Climate and Environment (FREECE) invites paper submissions to a one-day workshop session on the 'Political Economy of Environmental Policy' with a keynote lecture by Michaël Aklin (EPFL, Swiss Federal Institute) on 19th of April 2024 in Stockholm.

New publication | The Impact of Stock Price Fragility on Corporate Financial Behavior: Evidence and Implications

13 February 2024
This paper, written by Professor Richard Friberg and co-authors, investigates how firms adjust their financial strategies in response to changes in exposure to non-fundamental price movements, known as stock price fragility. Through theoretical modeling and empirical analysis, we explore the implications of stock price fragility on corporate cash holdings, investment decisions, and liquidity management.

Democratic backsliding and electoral autocracies: Research shared at the 2023 Academic conference

12 December 2023
On October 13th, 2023, the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and the Forum for Research on Media and Democracy in Eastern Europe (FROMDEE) hosted an academic conference on “Democratic Backsliding and Electoral Autocracies”. This brief provides a short summary of the keynote lecture and research presentations featured at the conference.
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