Peter Englund to FI board
Professor Emeritus Peter Englund was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of Finansinspektionen, the Swedish supervisory authority. His research deals mostly with housing and real estate markets. Instability in those markets are closely linked with financial crises. Watch Peter Englund give his view on the biggest concern for Finansinspektionen right now.
Call for papers. 7th National PhD Workshop in Finance
November 12 & 13, 2018 Location: Swedish House of Finance, Drottninggatan 98, 111 60 Stockholm Submission Deadline: October 7, 2018 (by PDF to Jenny.Wahlberg.Andersson@hhs.se) The Swedish House of Finance (SHoF) will organize the 7th workshop for PhD students in Finance on November 12, 2018 in Stockholm. The workshop offers students from Swedish academic […]
Outstanding pedagogical achievements
Congratulations Riccardo Sabbatucci for receiving an award for ”Outstanding Pedagogical Achievements” at the Stockholm School of Economics. Riccardo completely redesigned the econometrics and tools courses taught to first year MSc Finance students. The course caters for students with varying background knowledge, adding very valuable flexibility to the program. The redesign was a great success and […]
Grant from Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation
We gratefully acknowledge a generous contribution of 12 MSEK from Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation to our National Financial Research Data Center. This is a continuation of their earlier generous support of 15 MSEK in 2013. Thanks to the grant, we will be able to continue our efforts in collecting, maintaining and facilitating the use of […]
Marieke Bos commenting FSA report on consumer credit
The Swedish FSA (Finansinspektionen) recently released a report on the Swedish market for consumer credit. Swedish House of Finance researcher Marieke Bos commented on the report and contributed with some interpretations during a recent seminar. Her two main conclusions from the report were: – Even though consumption credit is relative small share of household […]
Brown Bag - September 27 - Torpedo Your Competition: Strategic Reporting and Peer Firm IPO.
Xiaoyun Yu, Indiana University