All the bottles in one basket? Evaluating the effect of intra-industry diversification on risk
15 April 2021
A new method to evaluate the effect of product portfolio composition on risk. Richard Friberg publishes new article in Long Range Planning.
India's new National Education Policy: Evidence and challenges
13 April 2021
Could India's new education policy help deal with the "learning crisis" where gains in schooling have not translated into basic skills. Abhijeet Singh (with Karthik Muralidharan) publishes new article in Science.
New publications by faculty at the Department of Economics
06 April 2021
Windfall gains increase stock market participation, US social security have large depressing effect on married women’s employment and there is no association between the 2D:4D digit ratio and self-employment.
The SSE MBA Executive Format is launching a new curriculum
30 March 2021
The SSE MBA Executive Format is launching a new curriculum, designed to meet current and future requirements for management in international organizations. In our endeavor to always stay relevant and up to date, we continuously evaluate and update the curriculum of our degree programs. Now we are making a major re-design for our Executive MBA, the SSE MBA Executive Format.
The Department of Economics welcomes five new faculty and researchers to SSE
29 March 2021
We are delighted to welcome five new researchers to the Economics Department, including three new Assistant Professors (tenure-track) and two postdoctoral researchers (fixed term).
What motivates whistleblowers to come forward with information?
26 March 2021
Wall Street Journal mentions SITE researcher Giancarlo Spagnolo's research study on "Motivating Whistleblowers". A study that shines light into what motivates people to come forward with information about wrongdoing.
Insightful teaching in Advanced Math awarded Outstanding Pedagogical Achievement Autumn 2020
19 March 2021
Jörgen Weibull, Professor Emeritus at the Department of Economics, receives the award for Outstanding Pedagogical Achievement Autumn 2020. Congratulations!
The SNS Economic Policy Council 2021: “Support the European Commission’s proposal to regulate digital markets”
03 March 2021
The European Commission has presented a proposal to regulate digital markets. This proposal targets dominant platforms and imposes far- reaching restrictions against self-preferencing and obligations to share data. In “The SNS Economic Policy Council Report 2021: Digitalization and Competition” published February 26 by SNS, four researchers argue that Sweden should support this proposal.
Vacancy: postdoctoral position in Big Data and Sustainable Supply Chain Management
23 February 2021
The House of Innovation currently invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral position with a focus on conducting world-class research in close collaboration with industry on how the use of big data may support developing sustainable supply chains. The deadline for applications is April 30 2021, with an ideal starting date of September 1, 2021.
Start of the SSE MBA Executive Format 2021
22 February 2021
January 25 marked the first stage of an 18 month journey for a new group of MBA students at the Stockholm School of Economics. The participants are enrolled in the SSE MBA Executive Format 2021 program, an intense learning experience that prepares them to build, lead and develop organizations.