Corporate bonds, credit ratings and the availability of credit in crises – meet professor Bo Becker
The fun in finding things out – that’s what motivated professor Bo Becker to choose an academic career. His work offers lessons about what makes credit markets deep and resilient to crisis, and he has...
Swedish household debt biggest threat to financial stability
Longer interest rate periods are needed to stabilize household debts and the market needs a push if we want to change it, argued Martin Flodén at the seminar “Do households and banks take too big...
PhD Fatemeh Hosseini, researcher in entrepreneurial finance, recruited by Tilburg University
Fatemeh Hosseini, graduating PhD student and visiting scholar at Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, has been appointed assistant professor in Finance at Tilburg University, the Netherlands....
Blockchain – disruptive technology or a hype?
Blockchain – will it be the death of banks, or is it just a hype? Though that question can not yet be answered, one thing is for sure: the interest for blockchain is growing.
The Finance Panel: Innovative lending program to mitigate the effects of financial crises
An innovative approach to supply credit during the financial crisis that is recommended to be a part of the tool kit when combating future crises. That’s the summary of researcher Gustav Martinsson’s...
Preventing fire sales and market freezes is about putting liquidity in the right hands
Why do banks’ liquidity problems lead to fire sales of assets, and sometimes also a market freeze? Swedish House of Finance’s Jungsuk Han has explored the topic in a recent paper, coming up with some...
Swedish House of Finance joins network to promote Stockholm as financial center
The network for promoting Stockholm as a financial center has a new member: Swedish House of Finance has joined the Stockholm International Financial Initiative, SIFI.“A good financial center needs...
Basel III – good for stability, or a blow to Swedish banks?
The Basel III negotiations are in their final phase – but what will the new regulations mean for Swedish banks? The Swedish House of Finance and SNS gathered a panel representing policy makers and...
Peter Englund – a housing professor with his heart in policy
As he joins the ranks of professor emeritus, Peter Englund can look back on a long and successful academic career. Motivated by a strong political interest, much of his work has focused on...
Magnus Dahlquist, a leader with a passion for frontier research
A visit to a top university in the US made Magnus Dahlquist change his career plans – and turn towards research. Over the past twenty years he’s been part of building an international, world class...