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Map COVID-19 fatality rates

COVID-19 Death Tolls Could Be Higher than Predicted

New research shows that predicted death rates in developing countries could be as much as eight times higher than previously predicted by the WHO.

Photo: Mariajose Silva-Vargas

Creating Inclusive Labor Markets for Refugees

Francesco Loiacono, with PhD fellow Mariajose Silva-Vargas (Maastricht University and UNU-Merit) have been awarded grants from Peace & Recovery Competitive Fund from IPA and from PEDL.

John Hassler introducing Gabriel Urwitz

Academic Research for the Public Service

On 10 March, Professor Lindbeck was honored with a half-day conference on the role researchers should play in the public debate.

 Information for students and staff about the new Coronavirus

COVID-19: Information for Students and Staff

Information on the coronavirus in relation to Stockholm University's activities is updated continuously.

Faculty News

IIES in the Media

  • "EU Corona gifts lead to federalism"
    Mats Persson discusses whether Corona funds to the worst hit EU member states should be in the form of loans or grants, and what the possible consequences might be in Swedish daily Svenska Dagbladet.
  • "Stockholm could die from the Coronavirus"
    Kurt Mitman's research on lockdown strategies during the pandemic, has been mentioned in Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet.
  • IIES Professor Lars Calmfors on Covid-19 
    Lars Calmfors has written several articles and been interviewed on numerous occasions on the economic effects of the pandemic.
  • "Us usually stingy economists now want to open our wallets"
    It is said that there are as many opinions as there are economists. If they agree on anything, it is that the Swedish government should be careful spending. This is now contradicted by an almost unanimous band of economists urging Swedish Minister of Finance, Magdalena Andersson, to start pouring money over Swedish companies. Read Professor John Hassler's latest column in Swedish newspaper Expressen.


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