Lennart Samuelson in Svenska Dagbladet
“The Soviet millennial kingdom lasted for twenty years”.
It’s been a hundred years since the October Revolution in 1917, a revolution that brought an almost religious faith in a bright future, with dreams of a fairer world order. Lennart Samuelson, Affiliated Researcher at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE), writes about the new book "The house of government: A saga of the Russian revolution" by Russian-American historian Yuri Slezkine, where the young Soviet state and everyday life after the utopian dreams faded are portrayed.
Mikhail Kasyanov on the political situation in Russia
Mikhail Kasyanov, former Prime Minister of Russia and an outspoken critic of President Putin, gave a presentation on the political situation in Russia on the 16th of November at SSE.
Thomas Sterner gives a presentation at SITE Energy talks
Thomas Sterner, Professor of Environmental Economics at the University of Gothenburg, gave a presentation on technological development, geopolitical and environmental issues in our energy future at SITE Energy Talks, concerning the rapidly increasing level of carbon content, new technological development, the impact of low oil prices and the most promising ways to stop emissions.
The political situation in Russia
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economic (SITE) has the pleasure to invite you to a presentation on Thursday November 16, 15.00-16.00 by Mikhail Kasyanov, Former Prime Minister of Russia and an outspoken critic of President Putin and government’s policy.
Jesper Roine in Sveriges Natur
"Who will decide to block out the sun?" President Trump's decision to leave the Paris climate agreement opens up the possibility for countries to use radical and risky artificial options to cool down their own regions. Jesper Roine, Associate Professor at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE), writes in Sveriges Natur about the importance of continuing international negotiations on how to solve the issue climate change.
SITE Energy Talks with Thomas Sterner
The 11th SITE Energy Talks on the 24th of October will be devoted to discussing the technological development of energy industry and, geopolitical and environmental challenges in our energy future.
Chloé Le Coq to discuss European energy dependency on Russia at Fores
SITE Associate Professor Chloé Le Coq will this Friday take part in a discussion at Fores on the topic of Russia.
Open Positions at SITE
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) at the Stockholm School of Economics invites applications for tenure-track positions at the assistant and associate professor level.
SITE Associate Professor Jesper Roine interviewed in Konflikt
Jesper Roine in a discussion on Sveriges Radio concerning inequality, its current state and what an ideal level of inequality might be.
Conference on the Russian Economy at UI
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE), the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI) and the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) jointly organized a day’s conference on the 13th of June on the topic of the Russian economy. It brought together a number of distinguished lecturers and guests for a discussion on the economy's current and future state in Russia.