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Conference on Asset Pricing and Financial Econometrics

Swedish House of Finance is welcoming leading experts in Asset Pricing and Financial Econometrics at the 4th Annual BI-SHoF Conference on June 4-5, 2018, in Stockholm. For further information and registration, please visit the conference’s website here.

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 […]

Magnus Dahlquist and Per Strömberg recommendations to the Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund

Professors Dahlquist and Strömberg recently handed in their respective reports commissioned by the Norwegian Finance Ministry on the management of the government pension fund. Magnus Dahlquist joint with Bernt Arne Odegaard of Stavanger University analyzed the active management style of the fund. They advised sticking with the current set up rather than changing to a […]

Support for our conferences

We are grateful for the support to the conferences BI-SHoF Asset Pricing and Financial Econometrics and the Global Corporate Governance Colloquia from the Jan Wallander and Tom Hedelius Foundation as well as the Tore Browaldh Foundation. They are also supporting the national PhD workshop in finance.

SHoF-MFS Conference on Sustainable Finance

The Swedish House of Finance (SHoF) and MFS (Mistra Financial Systems) are pleased to invite interested academics and practitioners to a conference on “Sustainable Finance” on August 20-21, 2018, in Stockholm. Conference theme The conference will bring together leading academics with practitioners and policymakers to discuss recent research on a broad array of topics on […]