Breaking the bonds of criminal gangs with leniency
The Swedish government is once again evaluating leniency to break criminal gangs, according to news agency TT. But can the government break the culture of silence around criminal gangs in Sweden? What are the risk and consequences of being a government witness? Professor Giancarlo Spagnolo and Assistant Professor Maria Perrotta Berlin shared their insights on this topic.
Hur främjar man demokratisk utveckling i öst
Vad betyder svaga politiska kontrollfunktioner, korruption och maktmissbruk för Östeuropa? Och vilka är möjligheterna till samarbete i Europa överlag? Det tittar vi närmare på i årets upplaga av SITE:s konferens Development Day.
Anders Olofsgård in an interview with Omvärlden
Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer were awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics. Anders Olofsgård, Associate Professor at SITE, shares his insights and thoughts in an interview with the Swedish news media Omvärlden.
SITE is hiring
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics invites applications for tenure-track positions at the assistant and associate professor level.
Policy Lessons After 30 Years of Research on Transition
“Policy Lessons After 30 Years of Research on Transition” is organized to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Polish parliamentary elections of June 1989. Thirty years since the breakthrough elections in Poland numerous challenges remain and the role of good evidence-based policies seems to be as relevant as ever.
New working paper on Russia’s macroeconomy
SITE director Torbjörn Becker has published a working paper on Russia’s macroeconomy.
SITE Director Torbjörn Becker interviewed by Dagens Industri TV
Last week Dagens Industri TV invited our Director Torbjörn Becker, where he commented on Russia's current economic situation and the impact it has on the rest of the world.
Anders Åslund talks about Russia
In the past months’ money laundering has been creating headlines around the world, revealing tax evasion and corrupt schemes in Europe. Anders Åslund presented his latest book “Russia’s Crony Capitalism” explaining Russia’s role in European money laundering scandals and risks associated with the Russian economy.
Russia’s Crony Capitalism: The Path from Market Economy to Kleptocracy
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) has the pleasure to invite you to a presentation on Thursday May 23, 17.00-18.30 by Anders Åslund, Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council and affiliated faculty of SITE.
Post Euromaidan Ukraine: Political developments after the evolutionary attempt
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economic (SITE) has the pleasure to invite you to a presentation on Thursday May 16, 11.00-12.30 by Dr. Mykhailo Minakov, Senior Fellow at the Wilson Center’s Kennan Institute.