Research Analyst Position at Swedish House of Finance

The Swedish House of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics (SHoF) is accepting applications for a two-year pre-doctoral research analyst position. Candidates would ideally begin around June 1, 2019 and would work for two years before applying to graduate school in Finance, Economics or another social science.   SHoF is Sweden’s national research center […]

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 […]

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.

Seminar: The Riksbank in a society with no cash

Sveriges Riksbank Sweden is one of the countries with the least volume and usage of notes and coins. Payments are at a growing rate being made by card or through electronic transfers. How should the Riksbank relate to this development? The Governor of the Riksbank, Stefan Ingves, will visit the Swedish House of Finance at […]

MISUM/SHoF Seminar: How Does CSR Work? Experimental Evidence From The Field

Do employees care about working for a socially responsible firm? Using a field experiment and structural econometrics, Daniel Hedblom and co-authors John A. List and Brent R. Hickman, examine the impact on labor supply, productivity, and quality when employees are informed that their efforts make the world a better place. Daniel Hedblom is a post-doctoral […]

Sanjiv Das on FinTech as a disruptive technology

FinTech is transforming finance as we know it and businesses are struggling to find new ways to reach customers. How will it affect you?   There is a lot of buzz about FinTech and new exciting startups are emerging everywhere. But how is financial technology affecting traditional business models and how fast will it happen? […]