Placement Optimization in Refugee Resettlement
03 May 2021
In a recently published paper, Professor Tommy Andersson, Affiliated Professor at Department of Economics, together with co-authors developed an innovative software tool, Annie™ Moore, integrating machine learning and integer optimization to support a US resettlement agency with their matching operations.
Does the mode of teaching influence learning outcomes?
26 April 2021
The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic put higher education institutions in front of a tremendous challenge: how to provide quality education, while guarantying students and faculty safety? SSE PhD students Erik Merkus and Felix Schafmeister, provide evidence on whether being assigned to online tutorials vis-à-vis attending them in classroom affect students’ learning outcomes.
All the bottles in one basket? Evaluating the effect of intra-industry diversification on risk
15 April 2021
A new method to evaluate the effect of product portfolio composition on risk. Richard Friberg publishes new article in Long Range Planning.
India's new National Education Policy: Evidence and challenges
13 April 2021
Could India's new education policy help deal with the "learning crisis" where gains in schooling have not translated into basic skills. Abhijeet Singh (with Karthik Muralidharan) publishes new article in Science.
New article reviews and integrates existing research on the role of the board chair
09 March 2021
The work of the board of directors, in particular the role of the board chair, is currently undergoing considerable changes because of increasing demands from internal and external stakeholders and in light of the challenging times, including companies' responses to crises such as the Covid-19 pandemic. New research suggests that the role of the board chair is of particular interest given its position of leadership.
New article examines entrepreneurship in the space industry
24 February 2021
New research on innovation and entrepreneurship suggests that institutions and policies within the space industry have effectively shrunk the entrepreneurial field there, leaving little room for enterprise.
New article examines how firms should respond to new regulations to improve innovation performance
23 February 2021
New research on innovation suggests that high flexibility and low complexity in a firm’s response to new regulations is the best combination to yield improved innovation performance.
New research: using technology to support financial services regulatory compliance
15 February 2021
New research on innovation suggests that RegTech providers are currently focused mostly on internal processes and associated compliance. The study recommends that RegTech providers begin offering solutions for the strategic management of regulations and not just pure compliance.
New research: what determines innovation performance at the micro-foundations level?
22 January 2021
New research on innovation suggests that employees that are curious about mastering their workplace, and that desire to work more effectively, will have a higher ability to find useful information in the global marketplace and commercialize it.
New research: explaining the homogeneous diffusion of COVID-19 nonpharmaceutical interventions across heterogeneous countries
05 November 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every part of the globe. In the early phase of the pandemic, countries adopted nonpharmaceutical interventions. These interventions included school closures, travel restrictions, curfews, and quarantines. These strategies were motivated by the need for “social distancing” in order to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. But it was not always clear which of these interventions work best. For this reason, governments were faced with the dilemma of acting both quickly and correctly.