First two projects awarded funds from SSE Gender Equality Fund
20 January 2023
The SSE Library, with their project “The diversity & equality book collection”, and the External Relations department, with their project “Female student recruitment”, were the first projects to be awarded funds from the newly established SSE Gender Equality Fund.
Julia Delin takes on the role as CEO of SSE Ventures – the search for a new CEO for SSE Business Lab begins
01 December 2022
Since 2019 Julia Delin has led and developed SSE Business Lab as CEO. She has recently successfully completed the first stage of fundraising for the School's new investment fund, SSE Ventures. As Julia moves to the CEO role at SSE Ventures full time, the search for a new CEO for SSE Business Lab has been initiated.
Gender salary gap in the auditing profession: Trend and explanations
22 September 2022
New research from the Department of Accounting examines the gender salary gap in the auditing profession in Sweden.
SSE and KTH expand their endeavor into student entrepreneurship
08 September 2022
Even bigger steps towards the goal of getting more students to form companies are being taken by the Stockholm School of Economics and the KTH Royal Institute of Technology. The schools are strengthening their joint program and are assisted by the entrepreneurs behind Budbee, Estrid and PocketLaw, as well as investors from Summa Equity and Kinnevik.
Gender equality in innovation – a winning concept for SSE Business Lab’s star jury
13 June 2022
The conscious leaders of tomorrow are flocking to the Stockholm School of Economics’ startup incubator SSE Business Lab. During the summer, eight new teams will start their journey at the incubator, where they will get a boost in building their companies through the programs.
Domestic violence legislation - Awareness and support in Latvia, Russia and Ukraine
10 June 2022
SITE and FREE Network researchers investigate the factors that correlate with awareness and support for domestic violence legislation in Latvia, Russia and Ukraine, three countries that introduced recent reforms. The working paper is based on a cross-country survey on perceptions and prevalence of domestic and gender-based violence conducted within the FROGEE project.
Economic and social context of domestic violence: Research shared at the 2022 FROGEE conference
07 June 2022
This brief summarizes the research papers presented at the 2022 FROGEE conference “Economic and Social Context of Domestic Violence”, which took place on May 11, 2022. It was organized by the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) together with the Centre for Economic Analysis (CenEA) and the FREE Network.
Gender-based violence in conflict
30 May 2022
The eruption of war exposes women to increased gender-based violence, in the immediate conflict area as well as in the countries where they seek refuge. Acknowledging the specific conflict-related risks that women face is important, in order to target interventions, especially considering that the actors that sit at peace negotiation tables are predominantly or exclusively men.
Gender-equal distribution of venture capital at SSE Business Lab
23 May 2022
In an interview with Dagens Industri, SSE Business Lab CEO Julia Delin talks gender equality and venture capital distribution.
Highlights from the event "Economic and social context of domestic violence"
16 May 2022
What are the consequences of domestic violence? What are the factors behind domestic violence? How does war affect the prevalence of gender violence in conflict areas and post conflicts? On 11 May 2022, the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) together with the Centre for Economic Analysis (CenEA) and the FREE Network hosted a hybrid conference focused on 'Economic and social context of domestic violence' with a special panel session on ‘Dimensions of gender-based violence in military conflicts’.