Magicians, unicorns, or data cleaners?
07 September 2023
New research from the Department of Accounting explores the identity narratives and work experiences of data scientists.
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.
Blinded by the Person? Unveiling the Truth about Biases in Idea Evaluation
14 July 2023
In the world of innovation, the evaluation of ideas is often influenced by the identity of the proposer. A recent study, however, challenges this notion, revealing that biases in idea evaluation may not be as prevalent as previously believed. This article explores the findings of this groundbreaking research, which could potentially reshape our understanding of idea evaluation in the corporate world.
Closing the Gender Gap: How Simple Interventions Can Influence Salary Negotiations
13 July 2023
Recent research explores gender disparities in salary negotiations, revealing that simple interventions can influence intended salary requests of both men and women. This research provides both valuable insights into the dynamics of gender inequality in the workplace and offers potential solutions to address this persistent issue.
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.
Locked arms: looming threats to the Romania-NATO partnership
29 March 2023
Mara Bălașa sheds light in Engelsberg Ideas on the complexities of the partnership between Romania and NATO, as well as the potential threats that could impact this alliance.
(In Swedish) DI Debatt: Försvarssamarbete med Japan öppnar nya möjligheter för industrin
28 March 2023
Att Sverige ensamt skulle ha förmåga och ekonomisk kapacitet att utveckla ännu ett inhemskt producerat stridsflygplan verkar inte realistiskt. Regeringen måste därför ta tillfället i akt att stärka det säkerhetspolitiska samarbetet med partner i Europa och Japan, skriver Patrik Ström, chef European Institute of Japanese Studies, Handelshögskolan i Stockholm.
Another Russia could have been possible – Isak Axelson
08 March 2023
Russian history is marked by oppression, with the war in Ukraine serving as a painful reminder. However, in the last 170 years, there have been moments of hope for the country. SSE student and Applied History course alumn, Isak Axelson explores three periods of liberalization in Russia that provide valuable lessons.
Birth versus worth: how does the Indian caste system affect entrepreneurship?
09 February 2023
Misallocation of resources explains much of the productivity differences across countries, but the role of informal institutions in this misallocation has been little documented. In a recently published paper, Sampreet Goraya, Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, brings evidence that the Indian caste system has a distortionary effect on capital and talent allocation in the economy.
Friends of KSE delivering supplies to Ukraine and the Kyiv School of Economics
04 January 2023
On 18 December 2022, two mini-vans filled with generators, sleeping bags, powerbanks, outdoor equipment etc, funded by donations to Friends of KSE, left Stockholm on its journey to students and academics at Kyiv School of Economics (KSE) in Ukraine. On December 20, all things were safely delivered in Ukraine.