Meet Our Alumni | Matilda Molander
14 November 2022
We caught up with Matilda Molander, alumna of the first edition of the course "Applied History: World Orders and Contemporary Challenges", which is offered by the Center for Statecraft and Strategic Communication.
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.
The productive accountant as (un-)wanted self: Realizing the ambivalent role of productivity measures in accountants’ identity work
23 August 2022
A new study explores the identity-related challenges that accountants with a strong business partner identity might face when being confronted with strict productivity measures.
Artificial intelligence both substitutes and complements human capabilities
01 June 2022
The best possible future for integrating artificial intelligence (AI) into the workplace sees AI- related skills like data science being paired with quintessential human skills such as creativity, empathy, and interpersonal communication. This according to a new study from the Stockholm School of Economics, Copenhagen Business School, and the University of Geneva.
Dare to ask questions. Innovation is about direction, not ideas.
06 May 2022
In today’s innovation space, the goal is to design meaningful products, not just more capable ones. It is vital to critically evaluate innovation projects to ensure that they are on the right track.
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.
Torbjörn Becker in Dagens Nyheter: "Sanctions on oil could end Putin's money"
04 April 2022
In a recently published op-ed, Torbjörn Becker, Director of the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics, discusses why Russia must be forced to pay a higher price for its war in Ukraine. Sanctions should be directed at oil and gas exports, and it is also time to increase the pressure on the banking system. Frozen Russian assets in the West could later become a good basis for Ukraine's reconstruction.
Swedish financial support to Russia
01 March 2022
Given the current situation, Swedish financial support to Russia has been put into question. This was recently discussed in the major Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter, in an article in which Anders Olofsgård, Deputy Director of the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE), was interviewed among others.
Boosting the Creation of Jobs in African Economies: What can Policy do?
10 February 2022
In a recently published paper, Céline Zipfel, Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, with Oriana Bandiera (LSE), Ahmed Elsayed (IZA), and Andrea Smurra (UCL), presents facts on labor markets in Africa and discusses policy priorities for boosting the creation of salaried jobs for young adults.
Does Sweden benefit from providing development aid and what does research really say about the effects of development aid?
04 February 2022
There are claims that development aid is ineffective and does not yield results. What does research say about the effects of development aid? SITE Deputy Director and researcher Anders Olofsgård provides his insights in the latest episode of "Biståndskvarten - Om forskning och fakta" by ForumCiV.