International research project SEFORÏS has surveyed over 1000 directors of social enterprises
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) is one of the 10 research institutes participating in the SEFORÏS project which aims to better understand the role that social enterprises play in Europe and beyond in the development and evolution of inclusive and innovative societies.
Changes in Oil Price and Economic Impacts
Oil has for decades been perceived as a necessary and highly addictive energy commodity, fueling the world economy. It is a crucial input good for most of the net-oil consumer countries, and it is an important source of revenue for the net-oil supplier countries. This means that any changes in the oil price will affect the entire world economy. Chloé Le Coq and Zorica Trkulja from Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics have written a policy brief that explains to what extent the oil-price fluctuations matter for the economy.
Public procurement: Same rules, different behavior?
Elena Paltseva, researcher at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and Giancarlo Spagnolo, professor of Economics at University of Rome II and senior researcher at SITE, in their research on public procurement have found out that different types of contracting authorities exhibit rather different behavior. This suggests that the type of public buyer, and associated differences in incentives and outcomes, should be taken into consideration in designing procurement regulation and more general policy-making.
SITE Energy Day presentations and conference highlights
On November 5 Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) hosted 9th Energy Day - Economic Impacts of Oil Price Fluctuations. Conference presentations on the volatility of oil price forecasts, oil price fluctuations, new climate economy and other topics have been published for everyone interested in the energy field.
SITE will host a half-day conference on oil prices and economic impacts of oil price volatility
The 9th Energy Day conference “Economic Impacts of Oil Price Fluctuations” will take place at Torsten Lecture Room, Stockholm School of Economics on November 5, 2015.
What’s behind proposed reforms to the Chinese anti-corruption legislation?
Maria Perrotta Berlin, assistant professor at Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and Giancarlo Spagnolo, professor of Economics at University of Rome II and senior researcher at SITE, try to understand the evolution of the anti-corruption legislation in China over the last decades and to evaluate the effects of the policy changes occurring in 1997 when asymmetric punishment (bribe giver impunity) was introduced.
Do military coups affect economic development?
Erik Meyersson, assistant professor at SITE, has carried out research to show for the first time that military coups overthrowing autocratic leaders result in a very different kind of event than those overthrowing democratically elected leaders.
Save the date for SITE 9th Energy Day - November 5, 2015
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) has the pleasure of inviting you to our 9th Energy Day “Economic Impacts of Oil Price Fluctuations”.
Research paper by Ina Ganguli and co-authors draws attention from the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times
The study of order bias in the NBER email newsletter affecting research paper popularity and citation rates attracts media attention and fosters policy change in how the NBER publishes research papers in their weekly announcements.
Taking the impact of social entrepreneurs to scale
How to increase the real impacts that social enterprises make? How to accelerate the scaling of impactful social enterprise experiences? How to help social enterprises in growing their impact? Marieke Huysentruyt, Assistant Professor at Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics and Faculty Fellow at London School of Economics, highlights 3 powerful, practical strategies that can help kickstart the 'impact growth' of social enterprises.