1.8 MSEK grant for the research project ”The Donor Footprint: Placement and Impact of Aid Projects”
SITE researchers Anders Olofsgård and Maria Perrotta Berlin won 1.8 MSEK from Vetenskapsrådet for research on the community-level impact of foreign aid-financed interventions.
SITE Academic Conference
This year’s SITE Academic Conference – Gender in Economics: From Survival to Career Opportunities, brings together leading international scholars to discuss what current research tells us about the existing forms of gender inequality worldwide, their causes, and their consequences.
SITE Policy Brief on Energy Demand Management
How can we encourage consumers to buy more energy efficient cars, houses or appliances? New policy brief by Chloé Le Coq, Associate Professor at SITE, and Rebecca Ly, Research Assistant at SITE, discusses how efficiency of consumer decisions can be improved by changing governmental regulation and market incentives.
SITE Energy Talks – Highlights and Presentations
This year’s SITE Energy Talks – Energy Demand Management: Insights from Behavioral Economics, was devoted to discussing how consumers make energy efficiency decisions and what incentives can be used to change consumer behaviour.
Jesper Roine appointed Adjunct Professor of Economics
Congratulations to SITE Deputy Director Jesper Roine, who has been appointed as Adjunct Professor of Economics, especially the Economics of Inequality, at the Department of Economics at SSE from Oct 2018 to Sept 2020.
Seminar on Energy Demand Management
Which factors are salient in consumers’ decisions? And how do these factors change by consumer group and product type? Join SITE Energy Talks 2018 – Energy Demand Management: Insights from Behavioral Economics on October 16 to learn more!
New book! The Russian Economy under Putin
What has been going on in the Russian economy under President Putin? And what may the future look like given the external environment, internal challenges and reform processes?
New book "The Russian Economy under Putin" is edited by Torbjörn Becker, Director at SITE, and Susanne Oxenstierna, Deputy Research Director at the Swedish Defence Research Institute (FOI).
SITE Energy Talks – Energy Demand Management: Insights from Behavioral Economics
How do consumers make energy efficiency decisions? Learn more at this year's SITE Energy Talks on October 16!
Leading academic researchers discuss NGOs
On June 19-20, SITE and the N.G.O. Network jointly organized this year’s edition of the annual N.G.O. Workshop. Leading academic researchers from both European and North American universities were gathered to discuss different issues related to the organizational and contractual aspects of the provision of public goods and services by NGOs. The two-day workshop featured both empirical and theoretical research findings, as well as many interesting and rewarding discussions.
Gender equality and economic development - highlights from SITE Development Day 2018
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) with support from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs organised the annual SITE Development Day conference dedicated to discuss initiatives that can help create a more equal society and improve economic development.