Brattle Distinguished Paper Prize to Jungsuk Han

Congratulations Jungsuk Han whose paper “The Paradox of Financial Fire Sales: The Role of Arbitrage Capital in Determining Liquidity”, written with James Dow, was awarded Brattle Distinguished Paper Prize.   Jungsuk’s paper explores the mechanisms of financial fire sales. During a crisis, prices become less informative as specialist investors become more constrained. Non-specialist investors, worrying about potential […]

Corporate Partners’ Research Award to Marcus Opp

The Corporate Partners’ Research Award 2018 is awarded to Marcus Opp for his distinguished research in finance. He defended his thesis at the University of Chicago in 2008 and thereafter joined the University of California, Berkeley before joining the Stockholm School of Economics as an Associate Professor. His work on financial institutions and contracts is […]

Swedish House of Finance is looking for an Outreach Manager

Apply for position The Swedish House of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics is Sweden’s national research center in financial economics. It hosts internationally distinguished researchers and enables financial research and development of highest quality. The center serves as an independent platform where academia, the private and public financial sector, can exchange knowledge, foster new ideas, […]

Ola Bengtsson Award for best Finance PhD paper

Congratulations Tommy von Brömsen, PhD student in Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics, who was awarded with the Ola Bengtsson Award for best Finance PhD paper. The award was presented at the 7thNational PhD Workshop in Finance organized by the Swedish House of Finance. The title of Tommy’s paper is “The Global Interest Rate […]

Anat Admati on corporate governance challenges in the banking sector

Professor Anat Admati, Stanford University Graduate School of Business, recently visited the Swedish House of Finance. Anat shared insights about the depth of corporate governance challenges in the banking sector and the related politics from experiences in the last decade.   Watch or read her presentation here: Or listen to the interview with Anat […]

Paolo Sodini on SVT news

Watch the interview with Professor Paolo Sodini on @svtnyheter about the risks with ”Fire” (financial independence and early retirement):  

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.  

7th national Phd Workshop in Finance (w/o Call for Papers).

The Swedish House of Finance (SHoF) will organize the 7th workshop for PhD students in Finance on November 12-13, in Stockholm. The workshop features presentations by PhD students and discussions by academics from Swedish institutions Click here for the program and more information.   7th National PhD Workshop in Finance Date : November 12 & 13, 2018 Location: […]

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 […]