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  • An ambitious climate policy is economically beneficial

    [13 Jul 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.

  • Prize for the best Master's theses 2020

    [2 Jul 2020] The graduation ceremony for the students in the Master's programmes had to be canceled this year due to the corona pandemic. However, as usual, the best papers from each of the nine Master's programmes could be selected and awarded with the "The Malmsten Award".

  • Ola Bergström new Vice Dean

    [1 Jul 2020] As of Today, 1 July, Ola Bergström holds the position as Vice Dean with responsibility for educational matters.

  • New friends, experiences, and personal growth in the student union

    [1 Jul 2020] Is there student life in Gothenburg? If you are a student at the School of Business, Economics and Law, the answer is absolutely yes.

  • 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.

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