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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 […]

Marieke Bos commenting FSA report on consumer credit

The Swedish FSA (Finansinspektionen) recently released a report on the Swedish market for consumer credit. Swedish House of Finance researcher Marieke Bos commented on the report and contributed with some interpretations during a recent seminar. Her two main conclusions from the report were:   – Even though consumption credit is relative small share of household […]

Economic Principals

Read the report by David Warsh of the Economic Principals blog, from the Nobel Symposium here. Find the filmed presentations and slides from the Nobel Symposium on the conference site, under Program.

Videos and media from the Nobel Symposium

Thank you to everyone who presented, commented, discussed and listened to the great presentations during the Nobel Symposium on Money & Banking, 26 – 28 May in Stockholm. Read a Dagens industri-report by Johanna Jeansson from the conference here (in Swedish). Did you miss the event? Go to the conference site where the filmed presentations and […]

What Do Mutual Fund Managers’ Private Portfolios Tell Us about Their Skills?

New research by PhD-student Markus Ibert show that fund managers that invest their personal wealth in the very same funds they manage consistently outperform. The managers who invest a lot in their own funds do particularly well. Fund managers, contrary to fund investors, know about their ability – or more often lack thereof – and invest […]

Alexander Ljungqvist appointed to the Stefan Persson Family Chair in Entrepreneurial Finance

Alexander Ljungqvist, an internationally renowned professor specializing in corporate finance, entrepreneurship, and capital markets research, has been recruited to the Stockholm School of Economics and appointed to the Stefan Persson Family Chair in Entrepreneurial Finance. Alexander Ljungqvist most recently held the Ira Rennert Chair in Finance and Entrepreneurship at New York University’s Stern School of […]

Welcome Olga Obizhaeva and Jan Starmans

We are very happy to announce that Olga Obizhaeva and Jan Starmans will join Swedish House of Finance on August 1, 2018. Olga Obizhaeva is joining us from the London School of Economics and her job market paper is titled “Fundraising in the Hedge Fund Industry”. Jan Starmans is joining us from London Business School […]

Bo Becker has been appointed to the Gösta Olson Chair in Financial Economics

Bo Becker, professor at the Stockholm School of Economics since 2013, has been appointed to the Gösta Olson Chair in Financial Economics. Bo Becker holds a PhD from the University of Chicago and a master’s degree from SSE. He has previously been Assistant Professor at Harvard Business School and the University of Illinois. Bo Becker […]