Institution: Stockholm School of Economics

Giulian Etingin-Frati

Giulian is a MSc Economics student at the Stockholm School of Economics. He previously studied political economy and worked in international trade consulting. 

Giulian’s primary research interests are in trade, development economics, and institutional quality.


(Last updated in May 2023)

Sailee Sakhardande

Sophiko Skhirtladze

Sailee Sakhardande is a final-year M.Sc. Economics candidate at the Stockholm School of Economics. She has previously worked as a Portfolio Analyst within Financial Services in Mumbai, India and holds a B.A. in Economics and Statistics from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.

(Last updated November 2019)

Valentina Farinelli

Valentina Farinelli is a final-year student in the M.Sc. of Economics at the Stockholm School of Economics. She holds a B.Sc. degree in Economics from the University of Roma Tre, Italy.

(Last updated November 2019)

Jesper Roine

Jesper Roine is Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics and the Deputy Director at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE). Most of his research concerns income and wealth distribution and long-run development, but he has also worked on political economy and the impact of natural resources on the economy.

In addition to his research, Roine participates widely in the policy debate. He is one of the founders and regular contributor to the economics blog (written in Swedish). Roine has written a number of reports on issues such as globalization and the income distribution, the future of the Swedish welfare state, and how the Swedish government should manage its mineral resources. He is currently a member of the government’s commission on the future of work.

Anders Olofsgård

Anders Olofsgård

Anders Olofsgård is currently Deputy Director at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and Associate Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics. Before that, he was Associate Professor at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. He earned his Ph.D. in Economics from the Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), at Stockholm University, in 2001.

Olofgård’s primary research areas are political economy, development and applied microeconomics, and he has published widely in both economics and political science journals. He has also been a visiting scholar at the research department of the IMF and done work for among others the World Bank, USAID and the Swedish Parliament.

(Last updated November 2019)