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.
Professor Lars Strannegård elected Chair of CEMS
18 January 2023
CEMS, the unique global alliance of 34 of the world’s leading business schools and more than 70 corporate and social partners which together deliver the CEMS Master in International Management (MIM), has elected Professor Lars Strannegård, President of the Stockholm School of Economics as its new Chair and Professor Sherif Kamel, Dean of the American University in Cairo Business School as Deputy-Chair. Professor Strannegard takes up his new role having already served for two years as the Alliance’s Deputy Chair.
How should the reconstruction of Ukraine be financed and organized?
16 January 2023
Did you miss the chance to attend the book launch event "Rebuilding Ukraine: Principles and policies" presented by Torbjörn Becker, Beatrice Weder di Mauro and Veronika Movchan on 11 January? Watch the recordings to learn more about their framework for Ukraine’s post-war reconstruction co-written together with leading scholars and experts.
Friends of KSE delivering supplies to Ukraine and the Kyiv School of Economics
04 January 2023
On 18 December 2022, two mini-vans filled with generators, sleeping bags, powerbanks, outdoor equipment etc, funded by donations to Friends of KSE, left Stockholm on its journey to students and academics at Kyiv School of Economics (KSE) in Ukraine. On December 20, all things were safely delivered in Ukraine.
Researchers at the Department of Economics receive funding
22 December 2022
Robert Östling, Ulrika Ahrsjö, Chloe Nibourel and Mark Voorneveld, at the Department of Economics at SSE, receive funding for their respective research projects.
Torbjörn Becker elected as one of the new members of the IVA’s Economics division
21 December 2022
Torbjörn Becker, Director of SITE, was elected as one of the new Fellow members of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (Kungl. Ingenjörsvetenskapsakademien) together with 38 other prominent researchers and experts in the private and public sectors.
Konstantin Sonin: “Why did Putin invade Ukraine? A theory of degenerate autocracy”
16 December 2022
On December 14, 2022, Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) invited Professor Konstantin Sonin, University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, for a seminar discussion about the Russian invasion of Ukraine, non-democratic regimes and degenerate autocracy. In case you missed the event, watch the recordings to learn more about the research paper.
Highlights from the SITE 2022 Development Day conference
15 December 2022
On December 6, 2022, Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) hosted the annual Development Day, this year focusing on how to maintain and organize support for Ukraine. See photos and highlights from the conference to learn more.
PhD student positions available at the House of Innovation (2023)
13 December 2022
The House of Innovation (HOI) at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) is seeking applicants for its PhD program in Business Administration.
Alexandra Polivanova on political repressions in Russia and the work of Memorial
07 December 2022
Alexandra Polivanova on political repressions in Russia and the work of Memorial, Russian civil society organization and Nobel Peace Prize winner.