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Only winners. Enhanced default pension allocation

How can we improve the one-size-fits-all default pension fund model? An article recently published in the Journal of Finance explored the optimal asset allocation for a default fund, and found an alternative that produces only winners and no losers.   Researchers Magnus Dahlquist, Stockholm School of Economics and Swedish House of Finance, Roine Vestman, Stockholm […]

Master Thesis Award contributed by Nasdaq Nordic Foundation.

The Swedish House of Finance Award for best Master Thesis contributed by Nasdaq Nordic Foundation     The Swedish House of Finance awards a best thesis prize to MSc students who have used Swedish Equity Data1 available from the National Data Center of the Swedish House of Finance in their work. The total prize money […]

Sustainable Finance conference highlights

Watch the highlight from our recent Sustainable Finance conference. More information about the conference, including media coverage, filmed presentations and papers – go to the conference site here.

The 2018 Financial supervision workshop

Legal and market perspectives on enforcement actions 28th of August, 2018, Stockholm For more information about presenters, program and more go to the workshop site here.  

Conference on Sustainable Finance

The Swedish House of Finance and Mistra Financial Systems are pleased to invite interested academics and others to a conference on Sustainable Finance on August 20-21, 2018. This two–day conference brings together leading academics with participants from industry and government. The first day of the conference features keynote presentations and panel discussions, primarily targeted at a […]

Alexander Ljungqvist new board member of Sixth Swedish National Pension Fund

Alexander Ljungqvist, Stefan Persson Family Chair in Entrepreneurial Finance, recently joined Swedish House of Finance and the Stockholm School of Economics from New York University’s Stern School of Business, where he also served as the Sidney Homer Director of the NYU Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions. He has previously taught at Oxford University, […]

With a flair for finance

“Today, I’m painfully aware of my past mistakes.”   Behavioral finance is a subject that can be difficult and sensitive. Economic decisions are rarely based solely on rational grounds and Anders Anderson’s research shows that awareness about our own limitations is more important than we previously thought.   “Early on I became curious about how […]

Robot traders good news for retail investors

Four questions about high-frequency traders to Björn Hagströmer, visiting research fellow at Swedish House of Finance and Associate Professor at Stockholm University.   How have stock markets been affected by the introduction of robot trading? – Most studies show that overall market volatility and transaction costs have decreased due to high-frequency trading. This is good news, […]

How do we prevent the next financial crisis?

“Well-intended reforms may sow the seeds for the next financial crisis.” Marcus Opp is on a mission to capture economic trade-offs of financial regulation.     Marcus Opp joined Swedish House of Finance in August 2017 from University of California, Berkeley. His research spans dynamic contracting, financial intermediation, and international finance. Most recently, he has […]