Spotlight on the Corona Crisis
At the beginning of 2020, a novel coronavirus was identified in China. On March 11, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Here we collect our researchers and affiliated research fellows latest thoughts on the global crisis and potential effects.
"A golden opportunity for PE funds to buy cheap assets"
The corona crisis poses both difficulties and opportunities for the private equity companies. Per Strömberg, when interviewed by Realtid.se, analyzes the current market situation and its possible...
Professor David Robinson webinar Q&A session about Covid-19 Crisis on LinkedIn
David discussed the latest federal relief efforts and what it will take to spare small businesses and float the average household through this crisis.
Corporate Credit Market Developments - Expectations for the near future and how to prepare for debt restructuring
Watch a "now-casting" webinar from Swedish House of Finance with Professor Bo Becker, Cevian Professor of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics, and Peter Ström, Head of Client Coverage, Large...
Webinar: The Economic Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic
The Nationalekonomiska Förening and the Swedish House of Finance recently hosted a webinar for parties concerned to discuss the national economic impact of COVID-19. Among the speakers were Professor...
Corporate Debt Burdens Threaten Economic Recovery After COVID-19
In an article with Ulrich Hege Professor of Toulouse School of Economics and Pierre Mella-Barral Professor of Toulouse Business School, Professor Bo Becker recently examined how corporate debt burdens...
"The cost will be enormous"
Per Strömberg interviewed in Affärsvärlden about the Corona-crisis.
Corporate debt burdens threaten economic recovery after COVID-19: Planning for debt restructuring should start now
Corporate debt burdens threaten economic recovery after COVID-19: Planning for debt restructuring should start now argues Bo Becker and co-authors Ulrich Hege and Pierre Mella-Barral in VOX. Failure...
Access to Liquidity in a Financial Crisis
The Swedish government presented a support package to Swedish companies worth up to 300 billion Swedish Krona (SEK) in order to mitigate the adverse economic effects of the Corona crisis.
Speed is of the essence
No one stands in front of a house that’s going up in flames and says, “Hey I’ve got an idea: This would be a good time to add more fire hydrants along this street.”
The Time To Act Is Now
A few days ago I posted an article in which I argued that even modest disruptions caused by self-isolation could have large-scale economic consequences. The disease transmission mechanism in that...