How to design an effective carbon tax
Watch the interview with Per Strömberg and Gustav Martinsson about their findings from a recent research project on the Swedish carbon dioxide tax. Their project evaluates the effectiveness of the...
The dynamics of mutual funds, analyst expectations, and alphas
In a new paper researchers show that actual expectations of future fund performance can help to explain the active fund industry’s size and its poor performance.
Impulsive Consumption and Financial Well-Being: Evidence from an Increase in the Availability of Alcohol
The increased availability of alcohol may harm individuals who have present-focused preferences and consume more than initially planned. Using a nationwide experiment in Sweden, Marieke Bos from the...
How Do We Include Environmental, Social and Governance Issues in Financial Markets and into the Capital Market Conversation?
Associate Professor Michael Halling joined SSE in the summer of 2012 after spending five years at the University of Utah. His research ranges from empirical asset pricing to corporate finance and has...
Policy Tolls, Green Bonds and Building Close Ties Between Research and Academia
Laszlo Sajtos is a PhD graduate from the Stockholm School of Economics. His recent research focuses on corporate and investors’ response to various environmental regulations.
Welcome Tobias Sichert - New Assistant Professor
The Swedish House of Finance and the Department of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics recently welcomed new Assistant Professor Tobias Sichert - a PhD graduate from Goethe University and...
Uncertainty, Access to Debt, and Firm Precautionary Behaviour
The contemporary world is filled with uncertainty surrounding issues that include, but are not limited to, the coronavirus pandemic and trade wars between USA and China. Uncertainty is considered to...
The Costs and Benefits of Shareholder Democracy
In their forthcoming paper "The Costs and Benefits of Shareholder Democracy: Gadflies and Low-Cost Activism" Professor Mariassunta Giannetti together with co-autor Nickolay Gantchev find that, in...
Catching a Glimpse: Get to Know New Assistant Professor Diogo Mendes
In the fall of 2020, the Swedish House of Finance and the Department of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics welcomed three new Assistant Professors’. Diogo Mendes - a PhD graduate from Nova...
Hysteresis in Price Efficiency and the Economics of Slow-moving Capital
Will arbitrage capital flow into markets experiencing shocks, mitigating adverse effects on price efficiency? Not necessarily. In a dynamic model with privately informed capital constrained...