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Daniel Wolfenzon, Erling Persson Visiting Professor

Daniel Wolfenzon, the Stefan H. Robock Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia Business School, will join Stockholm School of Economics House of Innovation as part of the Erling Persson Visiting Professor Program in May.

Daniel Wolfenzon’s research interests are in corporate finance and organizational economics. He has studied control sharing in small firms, the effects of investor protection on ownership concentration, and the structure of business groups around the world. His most recent research focuses on family firms.

During his visit, Daniel Wolfenzon will be involved in academic discussions with both faculty and Ph.D. students, he will present recent papers and work in progress in seminars and workshops, and he will also hold guest lectures.

Mattias Nordqvist, Professor at House of Innovation and Director of Center for Family Enterprise says:

“I am very pleased to welcome Daniel Wolfenzon to House of Innovation. He is an international thought leader in corporate finance and corporate governance. His research on family enterprises has particularly strong impact. I know our faculty and students will benefit greatly from his insights and knowledge. We look forward to this fruitful collaboration.”

Daniel Wolfenzon’s work has been published in top economic and finance journals such as the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Finance, and the Journal of Financial Economics. Professor Wolfenzon received the Jensen Prize (second place) for best paper on corporate finance and organizations published in the Journal of Financial Economics both in 2002 and 2005.

The Erling Persson Visiting Professor program is a collaboration between Stockholm School of Economics House of Innovation and House of Finance.



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