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What about the economic perspectives on domestic violence? Insights from the webinar

26 October 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting lockdown restrictions have amplified the academic and policy interest in the causes and consequences of domestic violence. With this in mind, the FREE Network invited academic researchers to participate in an online workshop “Economic perspectives on domestic violence“. Read the full summary from the workshop and learn more!

Transition and Beyond: Women on the labour market in the context of changing social norms

01 October 2020
What are the developments of gender gaps in the labour market and social norms related to labour market activity? Authors from BEROC, BICEPS, CenEA, CEFIR, ISET PI and SITE discuss change of labour markets in the latest FROGEE brief.

2 MSEK grant for the research project "Legislative reforms and violence against women"

14 May 2020
SITE Researchers Pamela Campa, Elena Paltseva, Maria Perrotta Berlin and Giancarlo Spagnolo were awarded 2 MSEK from Jan Wallanders and Tom Hedelius foundation and Tore Browaldhs foundation for their research on gender-based violence in Eastern Europe, Sweden and Canada.

New research: why are mobile phones so important for Syrian refugees in Lebanon?

15 April 2020
Syrian refugees living in Lebanon today are facing limited freedom of movement, limited access to services, and constrained labor rights. For these people, mobile phones serve as essential tools for rebuilding social networks shattered by involuntary displacement.

Prostitution and Violence - Evidence from Sweden

09 December 2019
Working paper: What are the consequences of the “Nordic Model” of prostitution legislation adopted in Sweden in 1999? This working paper focuses on various measures of violence, distinguishing between known and unknown perpetrator, indoor and outdoor crimes, and on health outcomes such as hospitalizations.

On the Role of Capital Gains in Swedish Income Inequality

20 December 2017
By Jesper Roine (with Daniel Waldenström), Working Paper

Common Trends and Shocks to Top Incomes – A Structural Breaks Approach

20 December 2017
By Jesper Roine (with Daniel Waldenström), Working Paper

Intergenerational Top Income Mobility in Sweden – Capitalist Dynasties in the Land of Equal Opportunity?

20 December 2017
By Jesper Roine (with Anders Björklund and Daniel Waldenström), Working Paper

What Determines Top Income Shares? Evidence from the Twentieth Century

20 December 2017
By Jesper Roine (with Jonas Vlachos and Daniel Waldenström), Working Paper

On the Possibility of Political Change – Outcomes in Between Local and Global Equilibria

20 December 2017
By Jesper Roine (with Conny Olovsson), Working Paper

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