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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? […]

Three voices on the conference on Credit Markets after the Crisis

Luc Laeven from ECB, professor Amar Bhidé and Martin Flodén from Riksbanken were some of the speakers at the Swedish House of Finance-conference on Credit Markets after the Crisis. But what were the major take-aways for the participants from the industry? We asked three of them. “I found it particularly interesting to listen to Luc Laeven from […]

2016, a year of record publications

We look back at another successful year at Swedish House of Finance. We are proud to have produced no less than nine papers to be published in the top three finance journals of the world, which is simply a fantastic accomplishment. We would all like to thank our sponsors and partners for all of your important […]

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Mission

The Swedish House of Finance is Sweden’s national research center in financial economics. It was founded in 2011 by the Stockholm School of Economics and the Institute for Financial Research through a government initiative to strengthen financial research in Sweden with the aim to be one of the top research institutions in Europe. The Swedish […]