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Misum welcomes Ramin Baghai as co-Director of the Sustainable Finance Initiative

20 January 2021
Misum is pleased to announce that Ramin Baghai has joined the Misum management team as co-Director of the Sustainable Finance Initiative.

Martina Björkman Nyqvist winner of SSE Corporate Partners' Research Award 2020

17 December 2020
Associate Professor Martina Björkman Nyqvist has been awarded the SSE Corporate Partner Research Award 2020 for her groundbreaking work in development economics. Marie Ehrling, Chairman of Securitas, presented the award, which amounts to 100,000 SEK.

Misum affiliate Dr Emilia Cederberg awarded the 2020 Oskar Sillén prize

11 December 2020
Dr. Emilia Cederberg was awarded the 2020 Oskar Sillén Prize for her dissertation on how fund companies integrate socially sustainable and environmental considerations in their analysis and investment decisions.

Scientists warn of disconnect between guidelines for the European Green Deal and climate goals

08 December 2020
123 scientists from 27 countries are appealing to EU leaders to correct an ‘oversight’ in the recently published ‘EU Taxonomy for Sustainable Activities.’ Misum's Hanna Setterberg is one of the signatories.

Teaching Sustainable Finance: ways to integrate sustainability in finance education

02 December 2020
To be published soon! How can higher education institutions integrate sustainability issues in their finance programs? A new report published by Misum offers practical tools and advice for universities to design courses relevant to current financial and global challenges.

Highlights from the webinar: Economic reforms of fragile states - Perspectives from Somalia

30 November 2020
Fragile states are particularly vulnerable to adverse economic shocks and in need of international support. Through constructive collaboration with international partners, however, fragile state governments can successfully pursue ambitious reform agendas for the short and long run. SITE and MISUM (Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets) invited the Minister of Finance of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Dr. Abdirahman Dualeh Beileh, and the Swedish ambassador to Somalia, Staffan Tillander, to discuss the role of international partnership in the recent development of economic reforms in Somalia.

What you need to know about global catastrophic risks in 2020

16 November 2020
Launched at the SSE Global Challenges education track, the Global Challenges Foundation annual report on global catastrophic risks gathers insights and evidence from global thought leaders on the most pressing risks facing humanity today. In 2020, COVID-19 has amplified almost all of them.

The bond market: Its relevance and functionality for the climate transition

09 November 2020
In a new report from the Stockholm Sustainable Finance Center, co-directed by Misum, researchers outline the connections between the bond market and climate, identifying how investors can contribute positively to climate change-related investments.

Policies and instruments to facilitate the decarbonization of economies

03 November 2020
The first episode in a webinar series on the future of sustainable finance is out now, brought to you by Mistra Financial Systems and Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets.

Vacancy: Post Doc in Sustainable Development at Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets

21 October 2020
Misum invites applications for a 2-year Post Doc within the Human Capital and Sustainable Development platform. The position is targeted towards economists working in the broadly defined area of sustainable development, including (not limited to) development economics, environmental economics, and health economics.
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