[9 Feb 2017] Who wins when the school systems eliminate corruption? Oana Borcan, former doctoral student at the University of Gothenburg, Andreea Mitrut and Mikael Lindahl, University of Gothenburg, have published a new study on corruption highlighted by the American Economic Association.
[8 Dec 2016] The Department of Economics is looking for 1-2 research assistants to Professor Randi Hjalmarsson. The employment is fixed: 6-12 months, for 50-100% time. Application deadline is 9 January 2016.
[7 Dec 2016] What policies are needed to cope with the global environmental challenges? What can scientists learn from economists and vice versa? On 7-8 December, Thomas Sterner, professor of environmental economics, University of Gothenburg and Johan Rockström, professor of environmental science, Stockholm Resilience Center, gather a group of 25 international researchers from various disciplines at the University of Gothenburg for a workshop on policies for planetary boundaries.
[4 Nov 2016] The Swedish Research Council announced on 3 November that the multidisciplinary project Climate Change and Economic Growth receives 8 MSEK. Economists Pelle Ahlerup and Thomas Sterner are part of the reserach group.
[1 Nov 2016] Inequality, state politics, collective action, and the environment. That summarizes the academic focus of Rohini Somanathan, professor at Delhi School of Economics and Visiting Professor at the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg. She combines her academic work with engagement in rural development.
[28 Oct 2016] The department of Economics offers a research position at the newly created Centre for Collective Action Research (CeCAR). Application deadline is 21 November 2016.
[6 Oct 2016] The Department of Economics offers a position as Assistant Professor in Behavioural and Experimental Economics. Application deadline is 20 November 2016.
[6 Oct 2016] The Department of Economics offers a position as Assistant Professor in Development Economics. Application deadline is 20 November 2016.
[1 Sep 2016] The new Tilburg University Economics Schools Research Ranking, published on 17 June, placed the Department of Economics at the University of Gothenburg 91 worldwide.
[23 Aug 2016] Doctoral student Maksym Khomenko spent a few weeks at the University of Chicago this summer participating in a course on socioeconomic inequality. In a Student Spotlight Maksym was interviewed about his research and experiences at the summer school.