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Sixtensson on Homer's Odyssey

21 September 2022
Fredrik Sixtensson, postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Statecraft and Strategic Communication, participates in panel on Homer's classic work.

Vacancy: Tenure Track Position at the Department of Accounting

21 September 2022
The tenure track position is in business administration with a focus on accounting (i.e., financial accounting, auditing, management accounting & control, and financial analysis).

Great research potential within socially labelled financing

21 September 2022
Sophie Nachemson-Ekwall has recently written a third report on the market for social bonds and social outcome contracts and is looking forward to continuing her research in socially labelled financing. She appreciates the development of the social sustainability labelled financial market in the Nordic countries and is hoping for an even greater interest.

How randomized control trials can make the world a better place

20 September 2022
What programs and initiatives actually make a difference for integration, education and health? How do we know what works so we can put our effort and money where they are the most effective? That’s what Associate Professor Martina Björkman Nyqvist’s research is all about. Hear more about it in the latest episode of Sound Economy.

Foreign aid to Ukraine: Lessons from the literature on strategic foreign aid

19 September 2022
Ukraine is currently receiving substantial inflows of foreign aid from western donors to help the country withstand the Russian aggression. The foreign aid flows partly reflect altruistic motives from the donor side, but also donor’s domestic strategic foreign policy objectives as the war is seen as part of a battle over the future world order. In this brief, Anders Olofsgård, discuss the academic literature that has analysed the existence and consequences of strategic motivations behind aid flows more generally, and draw some preliminary insights for the case of Ukraine.

Open Seminar at Score: David Ciepley

19 September 2022
Welcome to a seminar on 22 September with David Ciepley, COFUND Fellow, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Study och Associate Fellow, The Center for Advanced Studies in Culture, The University of Virginia.

What is the role and responsibility of the business community in alleviating poverty?

16 September 2022
With recent reductions in international aid contributions, eradicating poverty is becoming increasingly challenging. Ending poverty requires cross-sectoral partnerships and engagement from all parts of society, not least the private sector. On October 5, Misum Forum 2022 is hosting prominent Swedish industry leaders and internationally renowned academics to discuss the role business and industry can, and possibly should, play in reducing poverty globally.

Meet our PhD students: Mara Balasa

16 September 2022
What is it like to pursue a PhD at the Center for Statecraft and Strategic Communication? We asked Mara Balasa, who is the center's first PhD student.

New Misum Board Members

12 September 2022
Carl Folke, Axel Jonsson, and Vanessa Butani have been appointed as new members of the Misum Board.

SSE Master Program ranked number 4 in the world

12 September 2022
The Stockholm School of Economics’ Master in International Business ranks fourth in the world, according to the 2022 Financial Times Master in Management ranking. This is the highest ranking any SSE program has ever received.