Welcome to our New Website
Swedish House of Finance is evolving. We hope that our new digital home will provide you with just the information and news related to finance that you are looking for.
As of June 15, we have merged the two entities Swedish House of Finance and SIFR – Institute for Financial Research into one single organization, with the name Swedish House of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics. The name SIFR will disappear but their tasks, personnel and expertise remain. In fact, we will continue our work in the same way as before but hopefully in a smarter and more efficient way.
The future for higher education in Europe
Professor Bo Becker recently published a guest blog post on the Ekonomistas blog (in Swedish) about trends in higher education. Read the full post here.
Bernacer Prize to Stijn van Nieuwerburgh
Stijn van Nieuwerburgh, Professor of Finance at NYU Stern School of Business and Affiliated Research Fellow at Swedish House of Finance is the winner of the 15th edition of the Bernácer Prize for his influential research on the transmission of shocks in the housing market on the macro-economy and the prices of financial assets. […]
Revised schedule for Women in Finance Day
Per Bolund and Martin Andersson are new speakers. Unfortunately Veronica Augustsson had to cancel. New agenda 8:30 Breakfast and drop in 9:00 Welcome and introduction 9:15 Oliver Wyman report: Women in Financial Services 2016 9:50 On stage conversation: Per Bolund and Martin Andersson 10:20 Swedish House of Finance research: Room for someone like me 10:50 […]
Nobel Laureates in Economics 2016
The 2016 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel was awarded jointly to Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström for their contributions to contract theory. Oliver Hart is Professor of Economics at Harvard University and Bengt Holmström is Professor of Economics at MIT. Hart and Holmström have made major contributions to […]
WOMEN IN FINANCE DAY 18th October 2016, Stockholm
Oliver Wyman participants •Dr Astrid Jäkel, Partner and Lead Author of Women in Finance report •Martin Andersson, Partner and former Director of Swedish FSA •Daniela Peterhoff, Partner and contributor to the Women in Finance report Swedish House of Finance participants •Maria Frithz Warg, SSE Senior advisor at SHoF •Kajsa Asplund, researcher at Stockholm School of Economics […]
Printed News is the Old News: The Role of Local Media in Local Trading Activity and Local Stock Returns
Taylan Mavruk, University of Gothenburg