Russia Economic Update — Brace for the Covid-19 Impact
Russia’s oil dependence will once again contribute to an economic downturn that most certainly will follow the Covid-19 outbreak in Russia as in other countries. The decline in oil prices alone could lead to a drop in GDP of more than 8 percent. Will Russia face difficult trade-offs in dealing with the crisis at a time?
COVID-19 | FREE Network project
In a joint collaboration, Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics together with members of the FREE Network initiative are now providing coverage on the COVID-19 situation in the Eastern European region. What is the current situation in Belarus, Georgia, Latvia, Poland, Russia, Sweden, and Ukraine?
Women in Power: Unpopular, unwilling or held back?
Sweden is considered one of the most gender equal countries but the question remains whether there are still challenges when it comes to gender equality in Sweden. We interviewed Pamela Campa (Assistant Professor at SITE) where she shares her reflections on why there are still few women in power in Sweden.
What has happened to the Russian economy since 2000?
Although significant growth has been achieved since 2000, all of this came in the first two tenures of Putin in the Kremlin during the increasing oil prices. But is Russia still a hostage to the whims of international oil market?
Transition is (still) not a done deal
SITE's Director, Torbjörn Becker, shares his thoughts and reflection on a Baltic Rim Economies article about 30 years after the first post-communist election in Poland, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and EU's integration for many post-communist countries.
No data-based evidence that gender quotas decrease the “quality” of politicians
How acute is the issue of gender inequality in politics in the world today? And what is the world losing from the under-representation of women in politics? Pamela Campa, Assistant Professor at SITE, explains the issue behind gender inequality in politics in a recent interview by European Dialogue: Expert Group.
Highlights from Academic Conference 2019
On December 16 and 17, the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics hosted the annual Academic Conference at the Stockholm School of Economics that brought together researchers and scholars in economics and political science from all over Europe and North America contributing to a better understanding of the political economy of Eastern Europe.
SITE secures funding until 2024
The Swedish Government in collaboration with major businesses have decided to renew the financing agreement to support the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics until the end of 2024.
Anders Olofsgårds interview with Radiokorrespondenterna
What significance does the money that migrants from different countries sends to their countries of origins have? Anders Olofsgård, Deputy Director at Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics, answer this question in the latest episode of Radiokorrespondenterna, Sveriges Radio P1.
2.1 MSEK grant for the research project "Penalties in cash or in kind?"
SITE researcher Pamela Campa and Lucija Muehlenbachs, from University of Calgary, won 2.1 MSEK from FORMAS annual grant for Research and Development early career projects.