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News From the Nordic Region

    Nordic-India Business Research Conference

    The Stockholm Business School is pleased to announce its inaugural Nordic-India Business Research Conference in Stockholm during October 25-26, 2018. This conference will bring academics and practitioners from around the world to participate in a relevant, rigorous, and candid discussion [...]

    Seminar on Welfare State Regimes in East and West

    The seminar will include: Welcome by Janus Hansen, Head of Sociology Department Presentation by Chan-Ung Park, Yonsei University and Peter Abrahamson, Dept. of Sociology, UCPH: Approaching the care crisis East and West: Comparing Family Policies in East Asia and Scandinavia [...]

    The effects of parental leave on career interruption of female workers in Korea

    Childbirth and parenting have long been considered key factors for career interruption of female workers. Prof. Park’s study examines the effects of maternity and parental leave on career interruption of female employees in Korea by a panel data of female workers [...]

    Wrestling with or Embracing Digitization in the Music Industry: The Contrasting Business Strategies of J-pop and K-pop

    The 80th Stockholm Seminar on Japan During the 1980s-1990s, Japanese pop music (J-pop) was widely predicted to expand to the rest of the world. Yet, since the 2000s, J-pop has experienced a noticeable decline in its international popularity. Contrary to [...]

    Insights from Asian Development Bank

    Tomoyuki Kimura has more than 30 years of work experience, more than 14 years of which have been spent in ADB. Prior to joining the Strategy, Policy and Review Department (SPD), Mr. Kimura was Country Director in Viet Nam Resident [...]