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The latest publications from CSSC and our researchers

Academic Research

Dr. Rikard Westerberg "From Marxist Venture to Venture Capitalists: The Swedish Wage-Earner Funds and the Market Turn, 1983–1994" (June, 2022)


Dr Klas AM Eriksson "Public-Steering and Private-Performing Sectors: Success and Failures in the Swedish Finance, Telecoms, and City Planning Sectors" (April, 2022) 


Media Articles and Essays

Phd Fellow Mara Bălașa "Locked arms: looming threats to the Romania-NATO partnership" (March, 2023)

Dr. Matthew Hefler "The Suez Canal Purchase and the making of modern Britain" (February, 2023)

Dr. Fredrik Sixtensson "Lagom är så lagom svenskt" (December, 2022) 

Dr. Fredrik Sixtensson "Demokrati eller aristokrati" (December, 2022) 

Dr. Fredrik Sixtensson "Allvetande och ovetande berättare" (November, 2022) 

Dr. Rikard Westerberg "What pushed Sweden away from socialism?" (September, 2022) 

Dr. Rikard Westerberg "Valet då näringsfriheten stod på spel" (August, 2022) 


Interviews and Other Media Appearances

Dr Klas AM Eriksson, "Förklara din forskning 2023 – Våra drömmars stad med Klas A M Eriksson" on Axess TV (March, 2023)

Applied History Anthologies

The anthology with student esssays from last year's course in Applied History is now available in online bookstores.

The Applied History course at the Stockholm School of Economics highlights the importance of history, especially with regard to great power rivalry and issues of world order, in order to facilitate understanding our own age. It is devised to teach students the many ways in which a deep historical understanding - a historical sensibility - can expand their knowledge of contemporary policy issues in economics and politics, as well gaining insights into how decision makers have used and misused history.

In accordance with an educational tradition of 'small groups, big ideas', twelve students have participated in seminars with renowned scholars of history, international relations, and economics from Sweden, the UK, the US, and Finland. The anthology contains the students' final essays. As in the course lectures and literature, topics span from antiquity to the Cold War.