Department of Accounting
Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets
Center for Municipality Governance
House of Governance and Public Policy
Center for Resilient Health
Ebba Sjögren joined the Department of Accounting in 2009, after defending her PhD in 2006 (Department of Management & Organization, SSE). She is affiliated to the Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets (Misum) and the House of Governance and Public Policy. She also serves as a board member of the academic think tank Leading Health Care.
Her main research interests are 1) the use of financial and management accounting information in experts' decision-making, and 2) the role of accounting in control of professional work, in particular within healthcare and higher education.
In one on-going project she collaborates with Dr. Anja Hjelström and Assistant Professors Tomas Hjelström and Carl Henning Christner in studying the decision usefulness of financial reporting information from a user perspective. This research received funding from the Swedish Research Council/Vetenskapsrådet and has also been supported by the Swedish Enterprise Accounting Group within the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise. For a practitioner report see here.
Since 2017, she has also worked with Professor Hans Kjellberg (Department of Marketing and Strategy, SSE) on valuation and price formation in markets for in-patient pharmaceutical treatments for cancer. This project was funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond.
Academic publications (selection)
Christner, C.H. & E. Sjögren. 2022. “How accounting creates performative moments and performative momentum”. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 35(9), 304-329. (Open access)
Lewensohn, D., E. Sjögren & C.J. Sundberg. 2021. “Does Productive Mean Active? The Behavior of Occasional and Serial Academic Inventors in Patenting Processes”. Triple Helix, 8(1): 163-215. (Open access)
Helgesson, K.S. & E. Sjögren. 2019. “No finish line: How formalization of academic assessment can undermine clarity and increase secrecy”. Gender, Work and Organization 26(4): 558-581.
Sjögren, E. & K. Fernler. 2019. “Accounting and professional work in established NPM settings”. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal 32(3): 897-922.
Hagbjer, E., K. Kraus, J. Lind & E. Sjögren. 2017. “Role attribution in public sector accountability processes: dynamic and situation-specific accountor and constituent roles”. Qualitative Research in Accounting and Management 14(4): 367-389.
Carlsson-Wall, M., M. Lund, K. Kraus & E.Sjögren. 2016. “'Accounting talk’ through metaphorical representations – change agents and organisational change in home-based elderly care”. European Accounting Review 25(2): 215-243.
Johnson, E., Sjogren, E., & Åsberg, C. 2016. Glocal Pharma: International brands and the imagination of local masculinity. London: Routledge. (Open access)
Mennicken, A & E. Sjögren. 2015. “Valuation and Calculation at the Margins”. Valuation Studies 3(1): 1-7. (Open access)
Casula Vifell, Å & E. Sjögren. 2014. “The legal mind of the internal market: a governmentality perspective on the judicialization of monitoring practices”. Journal of Common Market Studies 52(3):461-478.
Krohwinkel Karlsson, A. & E. Sjögren. 2008. “Identifying need through expressions of demand: deciding on public financial intervention within the fields of healthcare and development aid" Public Management Review 10(2):197-220.
Sjögren, E. & C.-F. Helgesson. 2007. “The Q(u)ALYfying hand: health economics and medicine in the shaping of Swedish markets for subsidized pharmaceuticals” in Callon, Michel, Yuval Millo & Fabian Muniesa (eds.). 2007. Market Devices. Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 215-240.
Hjelström, A., T. Hjelström & E. Sjögren. 2014. Decision usefulness explored - An investigation of capital market actors´ use of financial reports. Stockholm: Confederation of Swedish Enterprise/Svenskt näringsliv. (Open access)