Navigating the digital health landscape: a comparative study of health app policies across nine countries
18 December 2023
The rapid proliferation of digital health applications presents a unique challenge for healthcare systems worldwide. This article explores a recent academic study that compares the national policy approaches for health apps in nine countries, highlighting the commonalities, differences, and the need for international collaboration.
Bridging the digital divide: overcoming barriers to digital health platforms for the elderly
25 October 2023
As the world becomes increasingly digital, the elderly often find themselves left behind, struggling to navigate the complexities of digital health platforms. This article explores a recent study that identifies the key barriers preventing the elderly from adopting and using digital health platforms and suggests ways to overcome these obstacles.
Sweden poised to lead the way in wellbeing and happiness research
06 October 2023
The Nordic countries consistently lead the rankings in both happiness and quality of life. With the launch of its new Center for Wellbeing, Welfare and Happiness, the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) aims to establish Sweden as the foremost knowledge hub for wellness and happiness research in the world. And, as the first business school in the world, SSE is also establishing a new professorship dedicated entirely to the subject of happiness, wellbeing and welfare.
Platform for fertility patients wins SSE Business Lab grant
16 June 2023
Jenny Ann Ax:son Johnson and Anna Sane, co-founders of Tilly, have won the Grosshandelssocieteten Grant of 100,000 SEK. The Tilly platform serves as a catalyst for improving patient well-being and achieving successful fertility treatment results.
Record applications to SSE’s incubator: 11 new startups admitted
12 June 2023
After an intensive admissions period, SSE Business Lab is taking in eleven new companies. The startups are tackling challenges like the green energy transition and people’s deteriorating private finances.
Is psychological safety and resilience important for investment employees?
08 June 2023
Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) initiates a new research collaboration with Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) to investigate the importance of psychological safety and resilience among employees in the fund.
Carl Bennet and Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation sponsor professorship in sustainability studies
28 November 2022
Carl Bennet and the Marianne & Marcus Wallenberg Foundation join forces to sponsor a new professorship at the Stockholm School of Economics. This enables internationally acclaimed Martina Björkman Nyqvist to continue her important research on development economics and children’s health and education as the new Carl Bennet & Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Chair in Economics.
Shelter for Ukrainian students and their families
17 June 2022
Charity auction of the Christine König Gallery and Dorotheum (Vienna) with works by Ukrainian artists for the benefit of the Friends of KSE Foundation (Kyiv School of Economics) to support free living space and educational support for Ukrainian children and their families.
Dare to ask questions. Innovation is about direction, not ideas.
06 May 2022
In today’s innovation space, the goal is to design meaningful products, not just more capable ones. It is vital to critically evaluate innovation projects to ensure that they are on the right track.
Martina Björkman has been elected a new member of the European Economic Association Executive Committee
10 November 2021
We are very proud to announce that Martina Björkman, Acting Mistra Professor of Sustainable Markets at MISUM and Associate Professor at the Department of Economics has been elected a new member of the European Economic Association (EEA) Executive Committee. Her term of office will run from January 2022 to December 2024.