Development Day conference in Stockholm addresses strategies to counter Russian aggression and support Ukraine
22 November 2023
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) is set to host its annual Development Day conference on December 5 at the Stockholm School of Economics. The focus lies on sanctions and other strategies to curb Russian export revenues and the Russian war economy more generally, support Ukraine's reconstruction efforts, and combat disinformation.
Understanding the Role of Place in Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: Insights from Dr. Mary Kathleen F. Burke
09 November 2023
Pioneering Insights into the Heart of Entrepreneurship: How does the place we are in shape the way we innovate and do business? Dr. Mary Kathleen F. Burke’s dissertation unveils the powerful influence of location on entrepreneurial activities, revealing that where we are matters just as much as what we do.
Does foreign aid foster female empowerment?
16 October 2023
A 2023 study by SITE researchers explores the overlooked link between foreign aid and female empowerment. Using aid project data and surveys, it reveals a modest but significant positive effect on various aspects of women's empowerment. Read the policy brief to learn more!
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.
Back from the ashes: Swedish and global contribution to Ukraine’s reconstruction
05 April 2023
What role should Sweden and the EU have when it is time to rebuild Ukraine with development aid and other means? Read the Expert Group For Aid Studies (EBA) report written by SITE's researchers Anders Olofsgård and Maria Perrotta Berlin.
New SSE collaborative innovation project for public sector governance: SustainGov
13 March 2023
How should the reconstruction of Ukraine be financed and organized?
16 January 2023
Did you miss the chance to attend the book launch event "Rebuilding Ukraine: Principles and policies" presented by Torbjörn Becker, Beatrice Weder di Mauro and Veronika Movchan on 11 January? Watch the recordings to learn more about their framework for Ukraine’s post-war reconstruction co-written together with leading scholars and experts.
How to sustain support for Ukraine and overcome financial and political challenges? Highlights from SITEDevday 2022
09 January 2023
Did you miss the chance to attend the annual SITE 2022 Development Day conference? This policy brief shortly summarizes the presentations and discussions at the SITE Development Day Conference, held on December 6, 2022. The main focus of the conference was how to maintain and organize support for Ukraine in the short and long run, with the current situation in Belarus and the region and the ongoing energy crisis in Europe, also being addressed.
Highlights from the SITE 2022 Development Day conference
15 December 2022
On December 6, 2022, Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) hosted the annual Development Day, this year focusing on how to maintain and organize support for Ukraine. See photos and highlights from the conference to learn more.
Comments on the situation in Ukraine and neighbouring countries at SITE Development Day conference
01 December 2022
This year’s SITE Development Day conference will focus on the Russian war on Ukraine. We will discuss the situation in Ukraine and neighbouring countries, how to finance and organize financial support within the EU and within Sweden, and how to deal with the current energy crisis.