Congratulations Mariassunta Giannetti

Professor Mariassunta Giannetti’s paper “Open-end Organizational Structures and Limits to Arbitrage”, coauthored with Bige Kahraman, Associate Professor at Saïd Business School  at Oxford University and previously at Swedish House of Finance, has been accepted for publication in The Review of Financial Studies. We look forward to seeing it in print!

Weak relationship between pay and performance

A new article by Markus Ibert, PhD student at Stockholm School of Economics, Roine Vestman, visiting Research Fellow at Swedish House of Finance, Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, New York University and affiliated Research Fellow at Swedish House of Finance and Ron Kaniel of Rochester University using publicly available tax returns of mutual fund managers studies how […]

Welcome Adrien d’Avernas

We would like to welcome Adrien d’Avernas to the Department of Finance and Swedish House of Finance! Adrien earned his PhD at the Department of Economics at the University of California. His research investigates the links between financial markets and business cycles and his job market paper was called “Disentangling Credit Spreads and Equity Volatility”. […]

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 […]