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SSE Business Lab gears up in sustainability: 10 new companies to be coached

04 March 2024
SSE Business Lab was one of the first incubators in Sweden to introduce diversity and sustainability criteria in their admissions. Now, they’re raising the bar further by making sustainability coaching mandatory for all companies.

Collective visibility – Leveraging the power of women in sports

14 February 2024
Sport is a global phenomenon affecting millions of people all over the world. Yet, men dominate in many sports. Male stars make more money, male sport executives often hold the power and in many conferences, men sit on panels and are invited as keynote speakers. In this event we celebrate the collective visibility of women.By sharing best practice and describing pioneering events, we aim to leverage the power of women in sports. Join us at the Stockholm School of Economics to debate these issues, network and learn from each other.

What is the evidence on the Swedish “paternity leave” policy?

05 February 2024
Since 1995, Sweden has allocated increasing parental leave to both parents, encouraging fathers' involvement. Pamela Campa, researcher from SITE, analyzes Sweden's parental leave policies, revealing diverse impacts on parental roles and gender attitudes.

New research reveals foreign aid's positive impact on female empowerment in Malawi

08 December 2023
Maria Perrotta Berlin, Evelina Bonnier, and Anders Olofsgård's paper on 'Foreign Aid and Female Empowerment', forthcoming in the Journal of Development Studies, uses geo-coded data to delve into the nuanced impact of foreign aid on women in Malawi.

Johanna Rickne receives the Assar Lindbeck Medal 2023

29 November 2023
The Assar Lindbeck Medal 2023 is awarded to professors Johanna Rickne, affiliated professor at the Stockholm School of Economics and professor at Stockholm University, and Olle Folke, professor at Uppsala University. The prize honors Assar Lindbeck's diverse and groundbreaking contributions to economic research and is given every two years to researchers in Sweden under 45 who have significantly contributed to economic thinking and knowledge.

New publication | On the trajectory of discrimination: A meta-analysis and forecasting survey capturing 44 years of field experiments on gender and hiring decisions

20 November 2023
A meta-analysis of field audits of gender gaps in application outcomes between 1976 and 2020 found that the discrimination of women for male-typed and balanced jobs decreased over time. Anna Dreber Almenberg and Magnus Johannesson, Professors at the Department of Economics at SSE, and co-authors publish a new article in Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.

Pamela Campa receives one of the Christiaan Huygens Reproduction and Replication Prizes

26 October 2023
Congratulations to Pamela Campa (SITE) and her co-authors for receiving one of the Christiaan Huygens Reproduction and Replication Prizes for their research reproduction work, which delves into the intriguing realms of gender differences in cooperation within the U.S. Congress.

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!

Startups defy the recession: 10 new companies admitted to SSE Business Lab

16 October 2023
The increasingly tough economic climate is inspiring innovation among this year’s startups, which focus on solving pressing problems. After the last round of admissions for the year, SSE Business Lab is betting on ten new companies.

FROGEE and SITE celebrates Nobel prize to Claudia Goldin for her studies on gender inequality in the labor market

10 October 2023
Yesterday on 9th of October, the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences was bestowed upon Prof. Claudia Goldin of Harvard University for her pioneering work on women's labor market evolution. FROGEE and SITE extends heartfelt congratulations to Prof. Goldin for this esteemed recognition.
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