Board Diversity and Firm Performance Volatility

Congratulations Mariassunta Giannetti for winning the Standard Life Investments Finance Prize for the best working paper published in the ECGI Finance Series in 2016 for the paper “Board Diversity and Firm Performance Volatility”.

A new chance to attend SSE Executive Education Risk Management program

In May, the second  round of the international program Risk Management for Executives will take place, in Stockholm and Frankfurt. This program is jointly organized by Stockholm School of Economics and Otto Besheim School of Management, Germany. Professor Bo Becker from Swedish House of Finance will be directing the program and he will be joined in the […]


The Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) invites excellent Master students to apply for the PhD Program in Finance, a five-year full-time program with generous financial support, starting in fall 2017.  The program is open for students from all countries with all academic specializations, provided they hold a Master degree or equivalent and have a sufficient […]

Are shareholder votes rigged?

New research by Swedish House of Finance researchers Laurent Bach and Daniel Metzger was recently featured on the Harvard Law Blog. Read the full blog post here:  

Cooperation and commitment signature for PhD environment at the Swedish House of Finance

The 5th national workshop for PhD students in finance took place on 15 – 16 November at the Swedish House of Finance. With 54 participants and nine presenters it was two intensive days filled with feedback and discussions.   – Taking the time to meet other PhD-students, discuss research fields, methodologies and the research process can […]

Best research paper award

Congratulations Anders Anderson who won the Blackrock best research paper award joint with Howard Jones (Oxford) and José Martinez (U. Connecticut) for their paper ”Measuring the Added Value of Stock Recommendations” at the 29th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference in Sydney.

Price differences in fund market under scrutiny in The Wall Street Journal blog

The Experts-blog on The Wall Street Journal recently discussed research done by amongst others Michael Halling, Associate Professor at the Swedish House of Finance. The blog refers to the paper “The Mutual Fund Fee Puzzle” and asks the question of whether you are paying more than you should be for your mutual funds. According to […]

Congratulations Mariassunta Giannetti

Stiftelsen Riksbankens Jubileumsfond has awarded Mariassunta Giannetti and the project Finansiell stabilitet och organisation av kapitalförvaltning a research grant. More information (in Swedish) about the project can be found here.