Professor Erik Meyersson's research on military coups featured in Bloomberg
Do military coups affect economic growth? Research by Assistant Professor Erik Meyersson of the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics and Stockholm School of Economics has been mentioned in Bloomberg as the most comprehensive look on whether military coups affect economic growth.
Traces of transition: Unfinished business 25 years down the road?
New policy brief by Anders Olofsgård, Deputy Director at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE), and Associate Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE), and Evelina Bonnier, Ph.D. candidate at the SSE and research assistant at the SITE, reports on a discussion on the unfinished business of transition after the breakup of the Soviet Union.
Why do scientists move and why should we care?
New policy brief by Ina Ganguli, Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Affiliated Researcher at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics, explains the determinants of mobility of scientists and discusses new evidence from a large dataset of elite life scientists.
SITE will host a conference on transition - Development Day 2016
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs has the pleasure to invite you the Development Day 2016 conference on May 27 at the Stockholm School of Economics.
Global Inequality – What Do We Mean and What Do We Know?
New policy brief by Jesper Roine, Associate Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics and the Deputy Director at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics, explains global economic inequality within and between countries.
On the Timing of Turkey’s Authoritarian Turn
New policy brief by Erik Meyersson, Assistant Professor at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE), examines the timing of Turkey’s authoritarian turn using raw data measuring freedoms from the Freedom House (FH).
SITE’s research paper listed on SSRN's Top Ten download lists
Research paper "Leniency, Asymmetric Punishment and Corruption: Evidence from China" has been listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for topics “Institutions & Corruption”, “Punishment, Corrective Justice Generally”, “Corruption” and “Institutions & Transition Economics: Political Economy”.
What policy lessons can be learned from Swedish-Russian capital flows?
Capital flows between Sweden and Russia sheds some light on more general theoretical and empirical issues associated with FDI and portfolio flows that are highly relevant for Russia today. New policy brief by Torbjörn Becker offers policy lessons that can help modernize Russian economy.
How aid donor countries can solve Samaritan’s dilemma?
Donor countries often face a Samaritan’s dilemma when trying to
implement political conditionality in bilateral aid. New policy brief on strategic aid financing by Jenny Simon sheds light on how donor countries can solve Samaritan’s dilemma.
Professor Martin Ravallion will deliver a lecture at SSE "Direct interventions against poverty in poor places"
On March 23, the United Nations University UNU-WIDER and the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) will host a WIDER Annual Lecture by Professor Martin Ravallion, a leading economist in the research of poverty and policies for fighting it.