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Are politically-selected research and development projects always inferior?

21 April 2022
Earmarked projects receive lower peer-review scores than non-earmarked projects, but do not consistently underperform in terms of tangible outputs like patents and publications. This, according to new research from the Stockholm School of Economics, the WHO Otto Beisheim School of Management, and the University of Groningen.

SSE to be renovated, thanks to a donation from Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation

07 April 2022
A century’s worth of history and celebrated architecture meets modern art and the future in tech; The historical premises of the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) are about to get a facelift, thanks to a generous donation from Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation.

SSE professor serves on Minister for Finance's economic council

21 March 2022
Robert Östling, Professor of Economics at SSE, is one of six members on Finansministerns ekonomiska råd (the Minister for Finance's economic council). The economic council will provide Sweden’s Minister for Finance, Mikael Damberg, with policy advice on current economic and scientific issues.

Securing women’s safety at the time of war

08 March 2022
On this year's International Women's Day we would like to draw attention to the women impacted by the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation. Evidence from other armed conflicts suggests that women are particularly vulnerable both at the site of the war and in displacement, and that gender-based violence heightens in conflict and post-conflict societies. With this in mind, the international community should pay particular attention to protection, support and well-being of affected women in this tragic time.

Highlights from the high-level panel discussion on Circular Economy and Innovation

26 October 2021
On Friday, October 15, 2021, in connection with the Ministerial meetings of the Swedish-Russian Steering Committee, the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE), the Russian Trade representation and Östkontoret hosted a high-level event on Circular Economy and Innovation. The discussion was introduced by Swedish Minister Anna Hallberg and Russian Minister Denis Manturov who then engaged in a panel discussion with distinguished representatives from leading Swedish and Russian companies.

In what way did the pandemic affect our wellbeing?

24 June 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected our well-being in many dimensions. Understanding how these dimensions interact and what factors influence the overall level of well-being can be instrumental in policy design today and in the process of recovery once the pandemic is over. With this in mind, the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics and the FREE Network invites you to participate in an online academic workshop on 'Dimensions of well-being'.

What are the opportunities and challenges of energy storage?

12 April 2021
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and the Forum for Research on Eastern Europe and Emerging Economies (FREE Network) are organising a joint webinar to discuss the economic and environmental effects of energy storage adoption.

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.

SSE still the leading business school in the Nordics

07 December 2020
Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) advances in the 2020 Financial Times ranking of European business schools and remains the leading business school in the Nordics. SSE has topped the rankings for the last 17 years.

SSE launches new program with entrepreneurial starpower

10 November 2020
Backed by superstar entrepreneurs like Josefin Langård and Fredrik Hjelm, the Stockholm School of Economics and their venture incubator SSE Business Lab are gearing up to take entrepreneurship to the next level. The new program Ideate aims to increase the number of startups founded by students.
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