SITE director on the Russian economy in Svenska Dagbladet
Torbjörn Becker has contributed an article in Swedish on the Russian economy in Svenska Dagbladets blogg ‘Säkerhetsrådet’.
SITE Policy Brief on the Russian Economy under Putin (so far)
Russians are heading to the polling booths on March 18, but where will the economy head after Putin gets elected president again?
SITE research on top incomes from a gender perspective
In recent years the importance of top incomes has become apparent in the study of economic inequality. But one dimension that has not received attention in the top income literature is that of gender. In “Women in Top Incomes: Evidence from Sweden 1974–2013”, SITE Associate Professor Jesper Roine therefore takes a closer look at top incomes from a gender perspective together with Anne Boschini and Kristin Gunnarsson.
Career seminar with World Bank Group and SITE
This Tuesday March 6, the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) had the pleasure to, in collaboration with The World Bank Group (WBG), organize a seminar covering an introduction to the WBG and career opportunities within the different parts of the institution.
SITE Research on Whistleblower Rewards, False Reports & Corporate Fraud
Rewards for whistleblowers – is it an efficient way to detect crimes? Or will it lead to fraudulent reports, making law enforcement costlier and less effective in the end? These questions are at the centre of a heated debate, as US enforcement agencies have been increasingly relying on incentives for corporate whistleblowers, while their European counterparts appear weary of introducing them. SITE Professor Giancarlo Spagnolo, together with Paolo Buccirossi and Giovanni Immordino, try to shed some light on this debate by studying how an effective reward program can be designed.
Jesper Roine is "Swede of the year" in Economics together with co-writers of Ekonomistas
Since 2006, the magazine Fokus has given an annual award – “Swede of the year” – in different categories to Swedes who have contributed to society. This year, the recipients of the award in Economics are the writers behind the blog Ekonomistas, one of whom is SITE Associate Professor Jesper Roine.
Highlights and presentations from the SITE Academic conference 2017
On December 14-15th, 2017 SITE hosted its annual academic conference together with Association of Swedish Development Economists (ASWEDE).
SITE academic conference will host distinguished speakers
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and the Association of Swedish Development Economists (ASWEDE) has the pleasure to invite you to the SITE Academic conference "Public Sector Efficiency and Effectiveness: Implications for Developing and Transition Countries".
Experts from International Monetary Fund discuss innovation-driven growth policies
Senior Economist Dr. Reda Cherif and Senior Economist Dr. Fuad Hasanov, from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), gave a presentation about strategies that can help emerging and low-income countries to catch up with the technological frontier and the role of the state and the private sector to achieve innovation-driven growth at the event organised by SITE and Entreprenörskapsforum.
Lennart Samuelson in Svenska Dagbladet
“The Soviet millennial kingdom lasted for twenty years”.
It’s been a hundred years since the October Revolution in 1917, a revolution that brought an almost religious faith in a bright future, with dreams of a fairer world order. Lennart Samuelson, Affiliated Researcher at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE), writes about the new book "The house of government: A saga of the Russian revolution" by Russian-American historian Yuri Slezkine, where the young Soviet state and everyday life after the utopian dreams faded are portrayed.