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  • Sweden failing to meet climate target, according to Climate Policy Council

    [5 Apr 2019] "We have concluded that the current policy landscape will not support the necessary societal transition required to reach the 2045 target" says Åsa Löfgren, Associate Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg, and member of the Swedish Climate Policy Council.

  • A rising star on the horizon of finance

    [22 Mar 2019] His research on investor risk behaviours has been published in some of the most prestigious financial journals. Meet Adam Farago - the School of Business, Economics and Law's rising star on the financial horizon.

  • Job Opportunity: Research Assistant

    [18 Mar 2019] The Department of Economics offers a temporary employment as research assistant in the field of economics of crime. Deadline is 8 April.

  • Environmental policy instruments must be used to deal with global environmental problems

    [28 Feb 2019] Global environmental problems can be addressed by means of policy instruments such as carbon dioxide taxes, building and technology standards and support for new technology, but the issues are complex and several environmental problems must be addressed simultaneously in order to achieve optimal effect. Therefore, different research areas must work together to find solutions. This is evident from an article published in the journal Nature Sustainability.

  • Information provision as a tool for social change within Roma communities

    [10 Dec 2018] Andreea Mitrut, senior lecturer and researcher at the department of Economic at the School of Business, Economics and Law at Gothenburg University was recently published in the 'Journal of Public Economics' with the study "Bridging the gap for Roma: The effects of an ethnically targeted program on prenatal care and child health".

  • Job opportunity: Post-doc in Environmental Economics

    [3 Dec 2018] The Department of Economics the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, will recruit one post-doc in Environmental Economics starting february 2019.

  • Ethiopian/Swedish PhD - collaboration for increased internationalization and research quality

    [27 Nov 2018] Funding from The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency has been secured that will enable the Department of Economics at the School of Business, Economics and Law at Gothenburg University to support the PhD program in economics at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, for the coming five years. The program will be run jointly with Jönköping International Business School (JIBS). We asked one of the key players in this project, Yonas Alem at the Department of Economics at Gothenburg University, some questions on this development.

  • Job Opportunities: Assistant Professor in Finance, Development Economics and Applied Micro/Labour Economics

    [18 Oct 2018] Job Opportunities: Assistant Professor in Finance, Development Economics and Applied Micro/Labour Economics

  • Algorithms that can change the game of job seeking

    [11 Sep 2018] Paul Muller, Assistant Professor at the department of Economics at the School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg, is one of three authors of the study that has been accepted for publication in the esteemed journal "Review of Economic Studies". The study, "Providing Advice to Job Seekers at Low Cost: An Experimental Study on On-Line Advice", suggests that giving advice through the job search engine about other occupations that may be of interest to the job seeker was effective in regards to getting employed.

  • "You need to understand the policy makers, build some kind of common ground"

    [29 Jun 2018] On 25 June the Department of Economics at the University of Gothenburg, SDSN Northern Europe and others organized a pre-conference at the School of Business, Economics and Law in connection to the 6th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists, WCERE 2018, in Gothenburg.

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