Vacancy: three two-year postdoctoral positions at House of Innovation
29 January 2021
The House of Innovation at the Stockholm School of Economics invites applications for three (3) two-year postdoctoral positions as part of the Wallenberg Digital Innovation Program and in collaboration with the Swedish Center for Digital Innovation. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2021 (the ideal starting date is September 1, 2021).
Erik Wetter Speaks Out on Data Sharing
21 January 2021
House of Innovation Assistant Professor, Erik Wetter, joined a panel of data experts convened in late 2020 to address concerns about data, analytics, automation, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.
SITE researcher awarded 3,3 MSEK grant for a research project on “Strategic risk, artificial intelligence and collusive crime”
14 January 2021
SITE's Professor Giancarlo Spagnolo together with co-authors in University of Bologna and Standford University has been granted 3,3 MSEK in funding by Vetenskapsrådet for a three-year research project on artificial intelligence as incorporated in pricing algorithms.
Highlights from Development Day 2020: The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Eastern Europe
21 December 2020
After having been relatively mildly affected in the first wave, Eastern Europe is currently in the midst of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic with much higher levels of infected and dead compared to the spring. This health crisis not only has economic consequences, but also has contributed to political instability in parts of the region. Learn more on the presentations and discussions held at the SITE Development Day conference 2020!
Dr. Ciara Sutton awarded with SSE Corporate Partners' Pedagogical Award
17 December 2020
This year's Corporate Partners' Pedagogical Award goes to Dr. Ciara Sutton for her significant accomplishments in pedagogy and student learning. Helena Saxon, CFO of Investor, presented the award, which amounts to 100,000 SEK.
MECON student awarded first prize in the Swedish Competition Authority’s thesis competition
16 December 2020
Filip Mellgren was awarded first prize in this year’s thesis competition at the Swedish Competition Authority in the business administration and economics category for his thesis “Tacit collusion with deep multi-agent reinforcement learning”.
Innovation, leadership and purpose in a post-pandemic world
11 December 2020
Everyone is currently trying to picture what the future will look like after the COVID-19 pandemic has passed, how markets will be shaped, and how products and services will shift to address structural changes in organizations and society at large. However, the future we are facing is uncertain, disproportioned and evolving quickly – we don’t really know, nor can predict, what will happen.
Financial Times features SSE MBA alumna
11 December 2020
This week Financial Times features our SSE MBA alumna, Mary Fisher, Director of Operations at National Academy of Design in New York.
Robert Östling appointed professor
10 December 2020
Robert Östling has been appointed Professor of Economics at the Stockholm School of Economics. His main interest lies in the fields of applied microeconomics and behavioral economics.
Was Sweden's Covid-19 policy a failure?
10 December 2020
Sweden's strategy to deal with Covid-19 has been intensively debated both in Sweden and internationally during the spring. As the second wave of Covid-19 hit Sweden during the fall, the debate about the Swedish policy response has intensified.