Earlier this year, Stockholm University appointed economics professors Jim Albrecht and Susan Vroman as honorary doctors. The doctorates will be conferred at the Inauguration and conferment ceremony at the Stockholm City Hall on Friday 29 September.
Jens Wikström has written a thesis about health economics and the economics of social security, where he studies healthcare consumption, subsidised care fees, and eligibility rules in disability insurance.
In a recent article in the American Economic Journal, economics researchers David Seim, Marco Stenborg Petterson, and Jesse M. Shapiro show how intuitions about unobserved shocks can generate informative bounds on parameters.
The Cassel prize was established in 2006 by the Department of Economics at Stockholm University, and is each term awarded to three to four students with outstanding academic results in the first courses of their economics studies.
The Swedish government has given a committee the task of investigating mortgage ceilings and amortisation requirements. From 15 June, the committee also includes experts from academia and state administration, as well as trade and industry.
Stockholm University has appointed Jim Albrecht and Susan Vroman as honorary doctors 2023. Both are professors of Economics at Georgetown University, and have collaborated with Peter Skogman Thoursie, Professor of Economics at Stockholm University, for more than a decade.
Older siblings’ choice of higher education has a big impact on what their younger siblings apply for, even when it leads them to worse* education. This is the result of a new study with data from four countries, including Sweden and USA. The study is published in the highly ranked scientific journal The Quarterly Journal of Economics.