Torkel Strömsten receives grant from Jan Wallander & Tom Hedelius Foundation
Torkel Strömsten has received 2.5 MSEK from Jan Wallander & Tom Hedelius Foundation for further development of the Research School in Accounting, FIRE. Co-applicants were Bino Catasús (Stockholm University), Johnny Lind (Stockholm School of Economics) and Fredrik Nilsson (Uppsala University).
Research grant from Torsten Söderberg’s Foundation
Christoph Schneider, PhD student at the Department of Accounting and member of the Stockholm School of Economics Institute for Research (SIR), has received a research grant from the Torsten Söderberg’s Foundation for his project “Open Book Accounting in capital equipment sales” (“Öppna kalkyler vid försäljning av kapitalutrustning”). The research grant, worth 410,000 SEK, allows him to finalise his PhD thesis during 2017. Congratulations, Christoph!
New book by Walter Schuster
Walter Schuster (PricewaterhouseCoopers professor of Accounting and Auditing) has released a new book entitled "Finansiell Redovisning" in which he analyses the development of the International Financial Reporting Standards. The book is published by SSE Institute for Research (SIR).
Oscar Sillén Dissertation Prize 2016 to Henning Christner
On December 14, Henning Christner at the Department of Accounting was awarded the 2016 Oscar Sillén Dissertation Prize by Företagsekonomiska Institutet (FEI). Congratulations Henning!
Welcome to the class of 2016 in the master program Accounting and Financial Management
On August 26, Henrik Nilsson, as the head of the master program in Accounting and Financial Management, hosted a welcome reception in his garden in Enskede for our 71 new master students. Welcome to the Class of 2016!
Gabriel Karlberg in the jury of Junior Achievement
Gabriel Karlberg, at the Department of Accounting, is part of the jury that selects the winner in the 2016 national championship of Junior Achievement (Ung Företagsamhet - UF). This year 26 000 students enrolled in the educational program of UF and 8 000 companies were formed.
SSE student awarded first prize in competition by the City of Stockholm
The City of Stockholm, one of the collaboration partners of the Department of Accounting, arranged a competition at the job fairs at SSE (Handelsdagarna) and at Stockholm University. Artur Obminski, second year bachelor student at SSE, was the lucky winner!
Accounting students receive sustainability thesis prize
Two bachelor students in accounting and financial management, Anna Zhan and Josefin Halvarsson, have been awarded the thesis prize in Business Administration and Sustainability by the Research Institute for Sustainability and Ethics in Business (RiseB.se) at Umeå University. Anna and Josefin wrote their thesis "Corporate Social Responsibility and the Cost of Capital: Is CSR priced in the Swedish capital market?" under the supervision of Assistant Professor Florian Eugster in the spring of 2015. Congratulations Anna and Josefin!
Niclas Hellman receives grants from the Handelsbanken research foundations
Niclas Hellman, Acting Professor at the Department of Accounting, has received research grants from the Handelsbanken Research Foundations for his project “Vad styr företagens val och efterlevnad av redovisningsprinciper? Studier av effekter i samband med införandet av ny redovisningsnormering i Sverige". Congratulations Niclas!
ACE - the Accounting and Financial Management Center of Excellence - is launched!
ACE - the Accounting and Financial Management Center of Excellence - was officially launched on April 14 at an event in the auditorium at SSE. Part of the program was a panel discussion with Ingrid Bonde (CFO at Vattenfall), Johan Molin (CEO of AssaAbloy) and Henrik Nilsson (Acting Professor, SSE) on how to develop CFO talent for the future. The discussion was moderated by Assistant Professor Hanna Setterberg. For questions about ACE please contact Tomas Hjelström at firstname.lastname@example.org.