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Gender Salary Gap in the Auditing Profession: Trend and Explanations

22 September 2022
New research from the Department of Accounting examines the gender salary gap in the auditing profession in Sweden.

Sons are favored in family firms – but daughters do better

28 April 2022
Sons are much likelier than daughters to take over the family firm – despite the fact that businesses run by daughters outperform those run by sons. This according to new research from the Stockholm School of Economics and Jönköping International Business School.

Business school education, motivation, and young adults' stock market participation

11 April 2022
New research from Department of Accounting faculty examines whether business school education increases students’ stock market participation.

Best Paper Award, 2021 EAR Annual Conference

06 December 2021
The Department of Accounting celebrates faculty achievements

Best PhD Paper Awards

16 November 2021
The Department of Accounting celebrates PhD achievements

The fundamental surplus strikes again

08 November 2021
In a recently published paper, Professor Lars Ljungqvist in the Stockholm School of Economics and Professor Thomas J. Sargent in the New York University further expand their theoretical work on the "fundamental surplus" in matching models.

A user guide of the Polygenic Index Repository

03 November 2021
In a recently published paper, Magnus Johannesson, Professor at the Department of Economics, and several co-authors created and made available a repository of DNA-based predictors, known as Polygenic indixes (PGIs). They also present a novel methodological approach to research analysis involving PGIs.

How do replications affect the citation rate of existing literature?

30 September 2021
Replication of existing research is considered an essential practice of the scientific process as – ideally – it promotes robust results and gradually disposes of those that fail to hold up to further scrutiny. However, in his newly published paper, SSE PhD student Felix Schafmeister finds that replication failure and success do not affect citation dynamics.

Making sense of employee satisfaction measurement

24 August 2021
New research unveils that the use of employee satisfaction measures to manage employee alignment and morale does not per se support the employee perspective and is therefore not as straightforward as previously suggested.

New research explores how everyday practices of hospitality help Syrian refugees maintain a sense of self and belonging while living as ‘displaced persons’

28 July 2021
New research from the House of Innovation explores how displaced persons living in extreme precarity engage in mundane everyday organizing practices in order to become recognized as subjects who matter.
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