More expensive and smaller supply of short-term accommodation in Denmark
Fewer properties are now available on the home-sharing site Airbnb in Denmark. The average prices for renting short-term accommodation in the country have increased significantly. Researchers Andrea Schneider and Marcel Garz at Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) conclude this in a new study. They have analyzed how the data sharing agreement negotiated between the Danish government and Airbnb in 2018 affects individuals who offer their residence on Airbnb and customers who rent through the platform.
Interdisciplinary research project focusing on Restless Legs Syndrome
Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) is a neurological disease that can be described as a relentless need to move, strong discomfort, and pain in the legs. RLS is seen as a hidden public disease and as many as one million Swedes may be affected. A new research project with members from all four schools at Jönköping University (JU), as well as three other universities and four Swedish regions, will develop an individually adapted digital CBT-based self-care treatment. The project has been granted SEK three million in support from the Kamprad family foundation.
Teens co-research on role of social media during the pandemic
A study from the School of Health and Welfare at Jönköping University (JU) has involved a group of young people in the research process. All children have the right to express their own opinion, but it can be difficult to know how to do so. The researchers' methodology successfully involved young people in finding out the role of social media during the pandemic.
Combining work and retirement is growing trend
An increasing number of pensioners in Sweden are so-called "jobbonärer" which means they combine working and claiming their pension. According to a recent report written by Ivar Wahlstein, research assistant at Jönköping International Business School (JIBS), Jönköping University on behalf of myPension, one in three 60-plus people in Sweden today is a jobbonär or plans to be. And the trend looks set to grow stronger.
Project on climate work in the retail sector granted 2 million SEK
The Swedish Retail and Wholesale Council has granted almost two million SEK to a research project at Jönköping University within the framework of the agenda “Research relevant to the retail sector”. The project aims to shed light on how actors in the retail sector are taking on the ongoing climate work in the industry.
Renira Gambarato, new Professor at HLK
From January 1, Renira Rampazzo Gambarato has been appoonted Professor of Media and Communication at the School of Education and Communication (HLK) at Jönköping University (JU). Renira will continue to work in her area of expertise - transmedia storytelling.