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Kristine Hankins mini course on corporate finance and industrial organization

Kristine Hankins is William E. Seale Associate Professor of Finance at University of Kentucky and primarily focuses on corporate finance, risk management, capital structure, and payout policy. She will be visiting SSE in the spring of 2018 and give a mini course on May 14 – 15 open to PhD students at SSE and other […]

Best Paper Award to Magnus Dahlquist

Congratulations Magnus Dahlquist whose paper “The Missing Risk Premium in Exchange Rates” (with Julien Penasse) was recently awarded Winner of Best Paper Award 2017 by ZZ Vermögensverwaltung and POK Pühringer Privatstiftung in collaboration with WU Vienna University.

Ändrade regler för Första-Fjärde AP-fonderna

Swedish House of Finance har nyligen lämnat in ett remissyttrande över promemorian Ändrade regler för Första-Fjärde AP-fonderna till Finansdepartementet. Yttrandet går att ta del av i sin helhet här.

Congratulations Bo Becker – MBA Teacher of the Year!

The graduating class of MBA students at the Stockholm School of Economics has elected Professor Bo Becker Teacher of the Year. The students were asked to vote for the teacher who has contributed most to their learning during the MBA program. The award was presented at the SSE MBA Graduation this past weekend.   “Bo […]

Congratulations Farzad Saidi – BSc Teacher of the Year

”Farzad has come very close to the students, care about and reach out to students in a way that goes far beyond the scopes of the course”, according to the students’ quotes. Congratulations! How does it feel to be so appreciated? The award came as an enormous surprise to me – but one of the […]

Skandia award to Annamaria Lusardi

Professor Annamaria Lusardi, George Washington University School of Business, has been awarded the Skandia award for her research on financial literacy. Annamaria Lusardi will visit Swedish House of Finance to receive the award and give a presentation of her research on 16 November.

Magnus Dahlquist to review Norway sovereign wealth fund

The Norwegian Ministry of Finance has appointed an expert group to assess Norges Banks management of the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG). The group is comprised of professor Magnus Dahlquist at the Stockholm School of Economics and Swedish House of Finance and professor Bernt Arne Ødegaard at the University of Stavanger.   Their work is […]

Goodbye and good luck

PhD-student Valeri Sokolovski recently accepted an offer to start as Assistant Professor at HEC Montreal, Canada. Until his Canadian work permit is approved he is busy seeing his current projects in the field of international finance through to publication – and saying goodbye to colleagues at the Swedish House of Finance.   – I will most […]

It pays to be fee-conscious

”The costs for getting it wrong – investing in high-expense funds when close-to-identical low-expense funds are available – are large”. That is one conclusion in the working paper titled ”The Mutual Fund Fee Puzzle” by Michael Halling and his colleagues Michael J. Cooper, University of Utah and Wenhao Yang, University of South Carolina. The paper […]