New publication | On the trajectory of discrimination: A meta-analysis and forecasting survey capturing 44 years of field experiments on gender and hiring decisions
20 November 2023
A meta-analysis of field audits of gender gaps in application outcomes between 1976 and 2020 found that the discrimination of women for male-typed and balanced jobs decreased over time. Anna Dreber Almenberg and Magnus Johannesson, Professors at the Department of Economics at SSE, and co-authors publish a new article in Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.
CEO prior corporate bankruptcy experiences and financial risk of their current firms
08 November 2023
New research examines link between the prior corporate bankruptcy experiences of directors and CEOs and the financial risk of their current firms.
Bridging the digital divide: overcoming barriers to digital health platforms for the elderly
25 October 2023
As the world becomes increasingly digital, the elderly often find themselves left behind, struggling to navigate the complexities of digital health platforms. This article explores a recent study that identifies the key barriers preventing the elderly from adopting and using digital health platforms and suggests ways to overcome these obstacles.
Data sustainability: navigating the future of data governance across generations
25 October 2023
In the era of big data, the concept of data sustainability is emerging as a critical aspect of data governance. This article explores a recent academic paper that delves into the concept of data sustainability, its importance in data infrastructures, and its implications for long-term knowledge discoveries.
Unleashing innovation: a new taxonomy of competition-based approaches for policymakers
25 October 2023
In an era where innovation is the key to economic growth and societal advancement, understanding how policymakers can stimulate this process is crucial. New research presents a comprehensive taxonomy of competition-based approaches that policymakers can use to foster external knowledge search and innovation.
New publication | Pre-electoral coalitions and the distribution of political power
12 October 2023
Pre-electoral coalitions in Finland often form between parties of similar size and ideology, strategically influencing power distribution and potentially broadening the representation of citizen preferences through increased leadership opportunities for smaller parties and a more dispersed seat distribution. Jaakko Meriläinen, Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at SSE, and co-authors publish new article in Public Choice.
New publication | Catholic Censorship and the Demise of Knowledge Production in Early Modern Italy
15 August 2023
Censorship hampers new ideas, affects knowledge growth, and redirects talents toward compliant activities, resulting in a 43% decrease in scholarly publication. Fabio Blasutto, Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at SSE, and co-author publish new article in The Economic Journal.
Navigating uncertainty: how senior IS managers control information systems projects
12 June 2023
In the complex and often uncertain landscape of Information Systems (IS) projects, senior IS managers face the daunting task of maintaining control and ensuring successful outcomes. A recent academic paper investigates how project uncertainty influences these managers' control-style choices and how these choices impact the performance of IS projects.
New study from Department of Economics on design heterogeneity in PNAS
01 June 2023
New study on ‘design heterogeneity’ highlights the limits of generalizability and informativeness of individual experimental designs.
Rebuilding Ukraine: The gender dimension of the reconstruction process
08 March 2023
The post-war reconstruction of Ukraine will have to comprehensively address a number of objectives to set the country on a path of stable, sustainable and inclusive growth. In this policy paper, researchers from the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and the Forum for Research on Gender Economics (FROGEE) together with other gender economics experts argue that the principles of “building-back better” need to take the gender dimension under consideration.