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.  

Call for papers. 7th National PhD Workshop in Finance

November 12 & 13, 2018   Location: Swedish House of Finance, Drottninggatan 98, 111 60 Stockholm Submission Deadline: October 7, 2018 (by PDF to   The Swedish House of Finance (SHoF) will organize the 7th workshop for PhD students in Finance on November 12, 2018 in Stockholm. The workshop offers students from Swedish academic […]

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 […]

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 […]