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How effective are carbon taxes in helping fight climate change?

01 June 2023
Carbon pricing is widely viewed as the most efficient method for achieving emission reductions, but there is limited evidence demonstrating the actual impact of current carbon taxes or markets. In this new Academic Insight, Misum Postdoc Fellow Marion Leroutier looks at the case study of a carbon tax – the Carbon Price Support (CPS) on UK power emissions.

Highlights and useful resources from “The Economics of Biodiversity”

12 May 2023
In May 2023, Misum together with the Beijer Institute and the British Embassy hosted a high-level event at the Stockholm School of Economics on recent developments in integrating biodiversity into business education and economic thinking.

Sustainability research highlights and stakeholder collaborations in the Misum Annual Report

03 April 2023
The Misum Annual Report is out now with examples of sustainability research projects led by Misum affiliated researchers, often in collaboration with various stakeholders, as well as key moments from the 2022 outreach calendar.

Transgender inclusion in the workplace: Building equitable and safe spaces

31 March 2023
Employers carry a great responsibility towards ensuring a safe and inclusive work environment for transgender persons. A new policy report by Misum affiliated researcher Enrico Fontana marks this year’s International Transgender Day of Visibility by discussing social and workplace challenges faced by the hijra ‘third gender’ community in Bangladesh, and opportunities for employers to create transgender inclusive workplaces.

Accounting for sustainability: How to influence your customers’ perception of value

06 March 2023
Misum researchers investigate how suppliers can use accounting tools to influence their customers into making more sustainable purchasing decisions.

Saving the world? How CSR practitioners live their calling by constructing different types of purpose in three occupational stages

27 February 2023
Misum Affiliates Enrico Fontana, Mette Morsing and their co-author Sanne Frandsen recently published their paper in the FT50 ranked Journal of Business Ethics.

Bachelor student Isak Axelson reflects on his internship with the United Nations

16 December 2022
During the summer (2022) Isak Axelson, who is currently in his third year of the BSc in Business & Economics, undertook an internship with the PRME Secretariat, part of the United Nations Global Compact in New York. During this short interview, Isak reflects on the experience, and his biggest takeaways.

Nobel Laureates in Economic Sciences speakers at the Misum Forum

05 December 2022
This Nobel week, we revisit academic talks delivered by two notable Nobel Laureates at the Misum Forum, the flagship conference hosted by the Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets (Misum) at the Stockholm School of Economics.

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.
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