Development Day conference in Stockholm addresses strategies to counter Russian aggression and support Ukraine
22 November 2023
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) is set to host its annual Development Day conference on December 5 at the Stockholm School of Economics. The focus lies on sanctions and other strategies to curb Russian export revenues and the Russian war economy more generally, support Ukraine's reconstruction efforts, and combat disinformation.
The EU gas purchasing mechanism: A game-changer or a storm in a teacup?
06 November 2023
In a landmark move amid energy volatility, the EU adopts AggregateEU for joint gas procurement. This brief, written by SITE researchers Chloé Le Coq and Elena Paltseva, evaluates challenges in gas market dynamics following the energy crisis, addressing design issues of this innovative mechanism.
Ukraine and NATO – Evidence from public opinion surveys
30 October 2023
A recent survey in Ukraine indicates unprecedented 89% support for NATO membership, showcasing a historic shift in attitudes across regions. This brief, by Anna Anisimova (SITE), explores the evolution of pro-NATO sentiment, regional divides, and the impact of Russian aggression on public opinion.
Pamela Campa receives one of the Christiaan Huygens Reproduction and Replication Prizes
26 October 2023
Congratulations to Pamela Campa (SITE) and her co-authors for receiving one of the Christiaan Huygens Reproduction and Replication Prizes for their research reproduction work, which delves into the intriguing realms of gender differences in cooperation within the U.S. Congress.
Does foreign aid foster female empowerment?
16 October 2023
A 2023 study by SITE researchers explores the overlooked link between foreign aid and female empowerment. Using aid project data and surveys, it reveals a modest but significant positive effect on various aspects of women's empowerment. Read the policy brief to learn more!
FROGEE and SITE celebrates Nobel prize to Claudia Goldin for her studies on gender inequality in the labor market
10 October 2023
Yesterday on 9th of October, the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences was bestowed upon Prof. Claudia Goldin of Harvard University for her pioneering work on women's labor market evolution. FROGEE and SITE extends heartfelt congratulations to Prof. Goldin for this esteemed recognition.
Insights and research shared at the 2023 FREE Network retreat in Visby
05 October 2023
On 8-10 September, 2023, the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and the FREE Network hosted the annual Retreat in Visby to discuss its institutes’ respective work of research areas, from politics to climate change to consumer behavior and joint efforts within the Network.
Key takeaways from the FROGEE Conference "The playing field in academia: Why are women still underrepresented?"
27 September 2023
In the 20th century, women's presence grew in academia and other high-skilled professions, yet disparities persist. This brief highlights the key takeaways from the conference organized by the Centre of Economic Analysis (CenEA), together with the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and the Forum for Research on Gender Economics (FROGEE) on 21-22 June, 2023, in Warsaw.
Vacancy: Event- and Office Manager to the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics
25 September 2023
Are you a proactive go-getter with a positive attitude? We are looking for an Event- and Office Manager to take charge of our office and events! Join our research and policy institute and be part of something big.
Examining prostitution regulation and its international impact: The 'Nordic model' and tourism
21 September 2023
In this working paper, researchers from SITE analyze how prostitution laws affect sex tourism, studying legal changes in four countries and their impact on tourism flows.