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Researchers appeal to Swedish politicians: Put the climate crisis at the top of your agenda

25 August 2022
"Our politicians must take the crisis seriously and lead the transition to a future society within the limits of the planet. The research shows that such a future is possible." Today, an urgent call for action written by 1,944 researchers and employees from 45 Swedish universities and research institutes has been published, and the message is clear: What does it take for Swedish politicians to take the research and the climate crisis seriously? 24 faculty members at SSE have signed the petition.

The productive accountant as (un-)wanted self: Realizing the ambivalent role of productivity measures in accountants’ identity work

23 August 2022
A new study explores the identity-related challenges that accountants with a strong business partner identity might face when being confronted with strict productivity measures.

Media coverage and pandemic behaviour: Evidence from Sweden

22 August 2022
Sweden has attracted a lot of interest as one of few countries that did not impose mandatory lockdowns or curfews in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. New research studies show local Swedish media in this environment affect individual behavior. Read the latest SITE working paper where researchers Marcel Garz (Jönköping University) and Maiting Zhuang (SITE), investigate the effects of media coverage on compliance with public health recommendations during the Covid-19 pandemic in Sweden.

Westerberg writes about the Swedish election

22 August 2022
Ahead of Sweden's general election in September, Rikard Westerberg asks what lessons can be learned from the intensely contested 1948 election

Hedging EU’s “winter risk” by curbing gas demand: Solidarity, nudge, and market solutions

16 August 2022
The concern of Russian gas supply disruption and its implications has never been as serious. Chloé Le Coq, Professor at the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas (CRED) and a Research Fellow at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE), discusses how nudging energy consumers to lower their demand may support the plans of the European Commission (EC).

CSR Researchers: "Reduce taxes for everyone who lives near new wind turbines"

15 August 2022
Our researchers Sven-Olof Junker and Lars-Gunnar Mattsson recently published a debate article about how a climate tax credit can speed up the expansion of wind power and compensate people affected by wind power's negative impact.

Lunch Seminar - Combining Passion & Rationality - Finding a Dream Career within Sports

12 August 2022
The Stockholm School of Economics' SSE Sport Initiative officially launched this week with a lunch seminar on Tuesday, August 9th, on the topic of "Combining Passion and Rationality - Finding a Dream Career within Sports". Over 50 newly admitted SSE Bachelor Students attended the event, which was fully booked within a day.

New team takes CIVICA to the next level at SSE

11 August 2022
Salam Zandi now takes on further responsibility for CIVICA at SSE, leading the team with Anna Sandell and Professor Laurence Romani. The trio is now taking CIVICA to the next level at SSE.

Fit for the Future: Is public procurement the key to a more sustainable and circular society?

05 August 2022
Accounting for 18% of Sweden's GDP, public procurement can play an important role in achieving a more sustainable and circular society. On July 4, Misum affiliated researcher Margo Enthoven joined Mistra and Mistra REES at Almedalen 2022 to co-host a panel discussion on challenges and opportunities for circular public procurement.

CIVICA gets greenlight from the European Commission: the university alliance continues its expansion

27 July 2022
CIVICA – The European University of Social Sciences is one of the sixteen European university alliances to receive continued support from the 2022-2027 Erasmus+ programme, as the European Commission announced today.