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Researchers at the Department of Economics receive funding

22 December 2022
Robert Östling, Ulrika Ahrsjö, Chloe Nibourel and Mark Voorneveld, at the Department of Economics at SSE, receive funding for their respective research projects.

Carl Bennet and Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation sponsor professorship in sustainability studies

28 November 2022
Carl Bennet and the Marianne & Marcus Wallenberg Foundation join forces to sponsor a new professorship at the Stockholm School of Economics. This enables internationally acclaimed Martina Björkman Nyqvist to continue her important research on development economics and children’s health and education as the new Carl Bennet & Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Chair in Economics.

Abhijeet Singh awarded 1.5 million Euros by the European Research Council to study social inclusion in Indian schools

25 November 2022
Abhijeet Singh, Associate Professor at the Department of Economics and Affiliated Researcher at Misum, has been awarded a Starting Grant from the European Research Council for a project studying social inclusion in private schools in India. His research project is one of only twelve in Sweden to receive the grant this year.

Mark Voorneveld awarded MSc Teacher of the Year

21 November 2022
Mark Voorneveld, Associate Professor of Economics at Department of Economics at SSE, has been awarded MSc Teacher of the Year by the Education Committee, SASSE. Mark was awarded for being an incredibly engaging and thorough teacher that truly provided the students with guidance and care.

Celine Zipfel awarded for outstanding pedagogical achievements

10 November 2022
In August, Celine Zipfel, Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at SSE, was awarded for ​​outstanding pedagogical achievements at SSE. Celine was awarded for her work in redesigning an MSc course on Development Economics with great success. The course was highly appreciated among students, covering a wide range of topics and giving a holistic view of the field.

Vacancy: Post doc in the field of macro-labor at the Department of Economics

22 September 2022
The post doc will work together with Professor Johanna Wallenius (and potential co-authors) on a project on life cycle labor supply. A key focus of the project is on understanding inequality and the interaction of risks and social insurance systems over the life cycle.

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.

New ranking of scientists places SSE researchers in top

14 June 2022
Three of SSE's professors made the list of the top scientists in Sweden according to a new ranking. Professor Magnus Johannesson ranked number 1 in the country and 26 in the world.

SSE professor serves on Minister for Finance's economic council

21 March 2022
Robert Östling, Professor of Economics at SSE, is one of six members on Finansministerns ekonomiska råd (the Minister for Finance's economic council). The economic council will provide Sweden’s Minister for Finance, Mikael Damberg, with policy advice on current economic and scientific issues.

Anna Dreber Almenberg has been appointed editor at the Journal of Political Economy Microeconomics

21 February 2022
We are very proud to announce that Anna Dreber Almenberg, Johan Björkman Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, has been appointed editor at the recently launched Journal of Political Economy Microeconomics
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