Robot traders good news for retail investors
Four questions about high-frequency traders to Björn Hagströmer, visiting research fellow at Swedish House of Finance and Associate Professor at Stockholm University.
How do we prevent the next financial crisis?
“Well-intended reforms may sow the seeds for the next financial crisis.” Marcus Opp is on a mission to capture economic trade-offs of financial regulation.
An important piece of Swedish history
From the start in 1968 at the Stockholm School of Economics, the financial database FinBas has served both academics and practitioners. It has since grown into a complete history of the Swedish stock...
The e-krona project
The Riksbank in a society with no cash. Watch the seminar with Stefan Ingves about the role of the Riksbank in a changing market for payments and the e-krona project.
Stephen Cecchetti: ”Strong banks lend to strong borrowers, boosting growth. Weak banks lend to weak borrowers, reducing resilience.”
Stephen Cecchetti, professor of international economics at Brandeis University and former head of the Monetary and Economic Department at the Bank for International Settlements, visited the Swedish...
Lusardi on financial literacy levels: ”We need robust interventions”
“We need robust interventions. Just as it was not possible to contribute to and thrive in an industrialized society without basic literacy—the ability to read and write—so it is not possible to...
”Performing on a world-class level”
Since inception in 2011, the Swedish House of Finance has developed into a thriving ecosystem of financial research. Indeed, a recent evaluation report concludes that the center is a hub for...
Seduced by data
The discovery of Swedish data changed Paolo Sodini’s career path. He went from focusing on theoretical asset pricing to being part of establishing the then new research field of Household Finance.
Nobel Prize winner Richard Thaler on Choice Architecture in Pension Systems
What does academic research and practical experiences tell us about choice architecture in pension systems? Professor Richard Thaler, University of Chicago, visited the Swedish House of Finance on 18...
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?