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.
The initiative that wants to democratize higher education
15 December 2023
Nearly 300 students, teachers, and representatives from Swedish companies and banks gathered on November 16 at Tumba High School for the F1RST initiative's largest event to date. The goal is to inspire more students to choose a career in business.
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.
Key takeaways from the FROGEE Conference "The playing field in academia: Why are women still underrepresented?"
27 September 2023
In the 20th century, women's presence grew in academia and other high-skilled professions, yet disparities persist. This brief highlights the key takeaways from the conference organized by the Centre of Economic Analysis (CenEA), together with the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and the Forum for Research on Gender Economics (FROGEE) on 21-22 June, 2023, in Warsaw.
Jesper Roine discusses why inequality matters
25 August 2023
In this interview, Jesper Roine, Deputy Director at SITE, sheds light on the causes, manifestations, and intersections of income and wealth inequality, topics covered in his latest book “Why inequality matters”.
Closing the gender gap: how simple interventions can influence salary negotiations
13 July 2023
Recent research explores gender disparities in salary negotiations, revealing that simple interventions can influence intended salary requests of both men and women. This research provides both valuable insights into the dynamics of gender inequality in the workplace and offers potential solutions to address this persistent issue.
Call for papers | The playing field in academia: Why are women still underrepresented?
17 March 2023
The Forum for Research on Gender Economics (FROGEE) together with the Centre for Economic Analysis (CenEA) and the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) invites academic papers to a conference held in Warsaw, entitled: “The playing field in academia: Why are women still underrepresented?”
Birth versus worth: how does the Indian caste system affect entrepreneurship?
09 February 2023
Misallocation of resources explains much of the productivity differences across countries, but the role of informal institutions in this misallocation has been little documented. In a recently published paper, Sampreet Goraya, Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, brings evidence that the Indian caste system has a distortionary effect on capital and talent allocation in the economy.