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  • 18.4 million in funding for research on climate and the economy

    [7 Aug 2020] Two research projects in economics at the School of Business, Economics and Law have been awarded funding from the research council Formas, to investigate connections between climate and the economy.

  • An ambitious climate policy is economically beneficial

    [4 Aug 2020] An economically optimal climate policy is in line with the Paris Agreement's 2-degree temperature target. This is according to a new study involving the University of Gothenburg, Chalmers University of Technology and others. The study updates the cost/benefit analyses of climate measures made by Economics Laureate William Nordhaus.

  • New data confirm that African American convicts partly replaced slave labor in the US

    [29 Jun 2020] The large overrepresentation of African Americans in the US prison population can be traced back to the institutions that emerged after the abolition of slavery. Using new data from prisons records and historical census, a study from the University of Gothenburg confirm that the high levels of incarceration in the US started, at least in part, due to labor scarcity in which African American convict labor was used to replace slave labor.

  • He wrote a thesis about the origins of cultural divergence

    [22 Jun 2020] In his doctoral thesis Hoang-Anh Ho asks why differences in culture and institutions arise across societies. His dissertation focus on land rights and the origins of the individualism-collectivism dimension across modern societies.

  • Open position: Research assistant

    [22 Jun 2020] The Department of Economics at the University of Gothenburg has announced an open position as research assistant. It is a full time employment, limited to twelve months.

  • School segregation have long-term effects on relationship and work segregation

    [4 Jun 2020] Having immigrant school peers from the same region of origin as oneself have long-term effects on the individual¿s relationship and work outcomes. That is one of the conclusions of a new economics study of school segregation in Sweden, from the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg.

  • The Department of Economics climbs in international ranking

    [3 Jun 2020] For the second year in a row, the Department of Economics climbs in the Tilburg University Economics Ranking of economics institutions in the world ¿ a long-term effort to raise the quality of research through, among other things, investments in international recruitment now pays off.

  • Open position: Senior Lecturer in Theoretical Corporate Finance and Microeconomic Theory

    [29 May 2020] The Department of Economics at the University of Gothenburg has announced an open position as Senior Lecturer in Theoretical Corporate Finance and Microeconomic Theory. It is a permanent employment with an extent of 100%. Apply by June 17.

  • Dawei Fang recieves the Hans Dalborg Award 2020

    [27 Apr 2020] Dawei Fang, researcher at The School of Business, Economics and Law, is awarded the 2020 Hans Dalborg Award for excellence in financial economics research.

  • Open position: Research assistant

    [27 Apr 2020] The Department of Economics at the University of Gothenburg has announced a position as research assistant. It is a full time employment, limited to six months. The last day to apply is May 18.

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Utskriftsdatum: 2020-08-13