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Last call for papers for Nordic workshop on digital foundations of business, operations, strategy and innovation

17 December 2020
This third invitational hands-on and small-scale research paper workshop on digital foundations of business, operations, innovation and strategy will bring together a small group of researchers from information systems, computer science, operations management, innovation, and strategy. The call for papers closes on 18 December 2020 at 23:59 CET.

Hybrid solution did not affect SSE students’ grades, research shows

26 November 2020
Moving teaching online and reducing in-person interaction did not affect students’ grades, new research from the Stockholm School of Economics shows.

Can Increased Textbook Usage Affect Student Learning in Low-Income Countries

06 May 2020
Anders Olofsgård (Associate Professor at SITE) together with co-authors Jean-Benoit Falisse and Marieke Huysentruyt studied the impact of a simple “textbooks for self-study” incentive scheme targeting primary school students in DRC.

Prostitution and Violence - Evidence from Sweden

09 December 2019
Working paper: What are the consequences of the “Nordic Model” of prostitution legislation adopted in Sweden in 1999? This working paper focuses on various measures of violence, distinguishing between known and unknown perpetrator, indoor and outdoor crimes, and on health outcomes such as hospitalizations.

Corrupting Cartels: An Overview of the Petrobras Case

15 November 2019
Working paper: This paper aims to describe the corruption case and the connected cartels that affected one of the biggest Brazilian companies by analyzing how the cartel members acted and the contracts affected or potentially affected by the illegal activity.

Financial Incentives for Whistleblowers: A Short Survey

22 October 2019
Working paper: Whistleblower reward programs, or “bounty regimes”, are increasingly used in the United States. According to Professor Spagnolo and his co-auhtor, the effectiveness of these programs has been questioned, and empirical evidence on their effectiveness have been scarce likely due to their relatively recent introduction.

Russia’s macroeconomy — a closer look at growth, investment, and uncertainty

28 June 2019
Working paper: This paper looks at economic growth and its fundamental determinants in Russia over the last decades. It starts by showing that, contrary to the views of some political commentators, growth is highly important for the popularity of president Putin.

Russia’s economy and regional spillovers

13 June 2019
Working paper: This paper looks at how the Russian economy has developed under the leadership of Putin and how it spills over to its neighbours in the CIS region.

Financial Contracts as Coordination Device

13 June 2019
Working paper: This paper studies the use of financial contracts as bid-coordinating device in multi-unit uniform price auctions.

Finding cooperators: Sorting through repeated interaction

28 March 2018
By Mark Bernard (with Jack Fanning and Sevgi Yuksel), Article in the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization