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Can Increased Textbook Usage Affect Student Learning in Low-Income Countries
06 May 2020
Anders Olofsgård (Associate Professor at the 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.
Torbjörn Becker investigates the depth of Russia’s oil dependence
23 November 2016
New policy brief by Torbjörn Becker, Director of the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics, provides an analysis on the depth of Russia’s oil dependence.
Expanding leniency to fight collusion and corruption
15 November 2016
In this policy brief, Giancarlo Spagnolo, Professor at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics, and Reinaldo Diogo Luz, Ph.D Candidate at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) Law School, discuss how to increase the effectiveness of leniency programs in multiple offenses cases, to fight bid rigging and corruption.
Will new technologies change the energy markets?
06 November 2016
In this policy brief, authors highlight challenges and opportunities that new technologies will bring for energy markets, in particular wind energy, smart grid technology, and electromobility, that were discussed during the 10th SITE Energy Day, held at the Stockholm School of Economics on October 13, 2016.
Russia’s external economic links—challenges and opportunities
30 October 2016
Russia’s external economic links are too heavily focused on exchanging natural resources for consumption and investment goods, but oil creates too much uncertainty and is not a sustainable driver of growth for Russia or the world. What are the challenges and opportunities for growth in Russia?
Russia’s State Armament Plan of 2010 – The Macro View in mid-2016
09 October 2016
New policy brief by Torbjörn Becker, Director of the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics, provides an analysis of what the new macro economic reality of Russia means for its armament plans.
Professor Erik Meyersson's research on military coups featured in Bloomberg
18 September 2016
Do military coups affect economic growth? Research by Assistant Professor Erik Meyersson of the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics and Stockholm School of Economics has been mentioned in Bloomberg as the most comprehensive look on whether military coups affect economic growth.
Professor Jesper Roine discusses jobs and productivity in the digital economy
05 September 2016
A new ESO report investigates how digital economy will affect jobs in the future. Associate Professor Jesper Roine shares his thoughts on how digital economy will affect economic inequality.
Traces of transition: Unfinished business 25 years down the road?
18 July 2016
New policy brief by Anders Olofsgård, Deputy Director at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE), and Associate Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE), and Evelina Bonnier, Ph.D. candidate at the SSE and research assistant at the SITE, reports on a discussion on the unfinished business of transition after the breakup of the Soviet Union.
Why do scientists move and why should we care?
06 June 2016
New policy brief by Ina Ganguli, Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Affiliated Researcher at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics, explains the determinants of mobility of scientists and discusses new evidence from a large dataset of elite life scientists.