Anders Anderson is Director of the Swedish House of Finance. Anderson obtained his doctoral degree in 2004 at the Stockholm School of Economics. He held post-doctoral positions at the Institute for Financial Research (SIFR) and the University of Mannheim before being appointed Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at the Stockholm University in 2006. In 2009, he returned to SIFR as Deputy Director. He was appointed his current position at the Swedish House of Finance in 2014, and has been teaching the course Behavioural Finance and Trading at the SSE Master program since 2011.
Anderson is Director of the Swedish House of Finance. Anderson obtained his doctoral degree in 2004 at the Stockholm School of Economics. He held post-doctoral positions at the Institute for Financial Research (SIFR) and the University of Mannheim before being appointed Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at the Stockholm University in 2006. In 2009, he returned to SIFR as Deputy Director. He was appointed Deputy Director at the Swedish House of Finance in 2013 serves as Director since 2014. He has been teaching the course Behavioral Finance and Trading att the SSE Master program since 2011.
Andersons’s research is published in several leading academic journals, primarily focusing on behavioral and consumer finance and informed trading. He received the BlackRock award for best paper in 2016, and the GFLEC Financial Literacy Research Award in 2018. He has taught master courses in market microstructure, portfolio choice, and behavioral finance at the Stockholm University and the Stockholm School of economics. He is also a frequent speaker and teacher in executive education programs. As an advisor, he has been commissioned to analyze the role of financial information to retail investors by the Financial Markets Committee.
Before his academic career, Anderson co-founded one of the leading Swedish distributors of imported beer. Today, he serves at the board, prize committee, and investment committee of the Polar Music Prize foundation. He is currently a member of the board of the Swedish mutual fund company Cicero Fonder.
Behavioral Finance and Trading, SSE MSc-program.
Precautionary savings, retirement planning and misperceptions of financial literacy, 2017, with Forest Baker and David Robinson, Journal of Financial Economics 126, pp. 383-398
Risk Taking, Behavioral Biases, and Genes: Results from 149 Active Investors, 2015, with Anna Dreber and Roine Vestman, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance 6, pp. 93-100.
Trading and Under-Diversification, 2013, Review of Finance 17, no. 5, pp. 1699-1741.
All Guts, No Glory: Trading and Diversification Among Online Investors, 2007, European Financial Management 13, no. 3, pp. 448-471.
Bättre reglering av konsumentinformation på området för finansiella tjänster, 2012, tillsammans med Fredric Korling, Finansmarknadskommitténs rapport nr. 10
Psykologi, risk, avkastning och den svenska aktiehandeln på Internet, 2009, Ekonomisk Debatt nr. 4, årgång 37.
Self-Awareness, Financial Advice and Retirement Savings Decisions, 2017, with David T. Robinson, Duke University (Referenced to in the Wall Street Journal, December 1, 2017)
Measuring the Added Value of Stock Recommendations, 2017, with Howard Jones and José Martinez (EFA 2016 paper, Blackrock Best Paper Award, 2016 AFBC, 3rd round Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis).
Broker Trading Around Stock Recommendations, 2014, Joint with José Martinez, Oxford University.