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SBS research news

  • New book about critical entrepreneurship in the classroom 2018-04-16 Revitalizing Entrepreneurship Education is a new book edited by Karin Berglund and Karen Verduyn. The rise of critical entrepreneurship studies has recently led to the need to start wondering if and how such critical insights have entered the classrooms at higher educational institutions.
  • Cristoffer Lokatt defended his thesis about the changing auditing profession 2018-03-16 Congratulations to Cristoffer Lokatt who defended his doctoral thesis ”Auditors’ Constitution of Performance – A Study on the Duality of Performance in the Auditing Profession”.
  • Emma Björner defended her thesis about the branding of Chinese mega-cities 2017-09-29 Emma Björners PhD thesis is about place branding, with a focus on the branding of Chinese mega-cities.
  • Mikael Holmqvist's study of Djursholm is published in English 2017-09-15 Professor Mikael Holmqvist's study of Djursholm from 2015 is now published in English of the world-leading academic publisher, Columbia University Press, titled "Leader Communities: The Consecration of Elites in Djursholm".
  • Björn Hagströmer won the Josseph de la Vega Prize 2017-09-05 This summer The Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE) announced that the winner of the De la Vega Prize 2017 is Björn Hagströmer for the paper "Overestimated effective spreads: Implications for investors". Björn Hagströmer is Associate Professor in Finance at Stockholm Business School.
  • Conference on the Econometrics of Financial Markets 2017-05-09 On May 4-5, Stockholm Business School hosted the Conference on the Econometrics of Financial Markets, bringing together 85 researchers from all over the world. The conference celebrated the 20th anniversary of an influential book on financial econometrics, published in 1997 by John Campbell, Andrew Lo, and Craig MacKinlay.
  • Janet Johansson defended her thesis on sporty top managers 2017-04-20 Congratulations to Janet Johansson who defended her thesis about sporty top managers - "Sweat is weakness leaving the body. A study on the self-presentational practice of sporty top managers in Sweden". Below is a summary of the thesis.
  • Elia Giovacchini defended his thesis "Weaving the symbiotic relationship" 2017-03-31 Elia Giovacchini defended his thesis "Weaving the symbiotic relationship. A longitudinal study of a firm-sponsored open source community relationship maintenance". Below is a summary of the thesis.
  • Alisa Minina defended her thesis "Consumption of Financial Services in Global Mobility ..." 2017-03-23 Congratulations to Alisa Minina who defended her thesis ”Consumption of Financial Services in Global Mobility: A Cephalopodic Consumption Mode”. Below is a summary of the thesis.
  • Janet Vähämäki defended her thesis on Swedish development aid 2017-02-06 Congratulations to Janet Vähämäki who defended her thesis "Matrixing Aid – The Rise and Fall of ’Results Initiatives in Swedish Development Aid". Below is a summary of the thesis.
  • Natallia Pashkevich defended her thesis on Information Worker Productivity 2016-12-08 A new research model of an information worker’s individual productivity when a more aligned IT system is used in a synchronized manner with both individual and organizational factors has been tested in two empirical studies: a longitudinal quasi-randomized field experiment and an online experiment.
  • Johan Graaf defended his thesis on the relationships between accounting and users 2016-11-10 Based on in-depth field studies targeting the activities of (sell-side) equity research analysts and equity sales brokers, this dissertation presents four papers addressing different notions of accounting, users and relevance.
  • Mohammad Irani defended his thesis in Business Administration, mergers and acquisitions 2016-11-24 Congratulations to Mohammad Irani, who successfully defended his thesis "Essays on Mergers and Acquisitions and Event Studies". The dissertation consists of three studies on the anticipation of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) and its impact on takeover event studies.
  • A new generation challenges marketers 2016-06-29 Spoiled, ego-centric, demanding and attention seeking – these are some of the characteristics often used to describe the generation born in the 1990s. Or do they simply know what they want? Anders Parment explains why this generation is different and how it affects their behaviour on the market. To attract them, he advises marketers to be innovative and come closer to the consumer group.
  • Islamic banking – an alternative banking concept? 2016-08-22 Islamic banks offer banking based on profit-loss sharing instead of interest, and a special supervisory board mitigates risk-taking behaviour. Sabur Mollah has compared corporate governance systems in Islamic banks with those of conventional banks.
  • Zooming in on financial markets 2016-11-24 Financial Market Microstructure is a relatively narrow research field at SBS, but its prospects are excellent.
  • Getting emotional about finance 2016-10-26 How can we make ordinary people understand the financial information communicated by various social actors? A common perception is that more information can change people's financial behaviour.
  • Imagineering Chinese mega-cities 2016-06-02 I ♥ New York, Be Berlin, Stockholm the Capital of Scandinavia... do these slogans sound familiar? As our world has become increasingly urbanised and globalised, cities today have to compete against each other in order to secure visitors, capital investments, business, and talent. Now more than ever, it is vital for cities to create a favourable outward image, and as a result, an increasing number of cities engage in city branding practices.

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