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Dissertations

Licentiate and PhD dissertations in Finance (N.B. Licentiate is a degree for two years of study and a smaller thesis.)

2020

February 5, 2020 @ SHoF

Tolga Demir defended his doctoral thesis "Essays in Corporate Finance"
Opponent: Professor David Robinson, Duke University

2018

 

December 11, 2018 @ SHoF

Tommy von Brömsen defended his doctoral thesis " Essays in International Risk Sharing: Currency Strategies and Credit Cycles
Opponent Professor Charlotte Christiansen, Aarhus University

December 7, 2018 @ SHoF

Vasilis Dedes defended his doctoral thesis "Essays on Monetary Policy and Inflation markets"
Opponent Professor Peter Schotman, Maastricht University

November 9th, 2018 at SHoF

Qing Xia defended his doctoral thesis "Essays in Financial Economics"
Opponent Professor Laura Bottazzi, Bologna University

October 24th, 2018 at SHoF, PhD Dissertation

Viktor Thell defended his doctoral thesis "Essays in Empirical Corporate Finance - Real Effects on Corporate Debt
Opponent Associate professor Gustav Martinsson, KTH

October 4th, 2018 at SHoF, PhD Dissertation

Mats Levander defended his doctoral thesis "Essays on Household and Corporate Finance
Opponent Ralf R. Meisenzahl, Federal Reserve Bank

September 21st, 2018 at SHoF, PhD Dissertation

Markus Ibert defended his doctoral thesis "Essays on Asset Management"
Opponent Professor Henri Servaes, London Business School

June 4th, 2018 at SHoF, Phd Dissertation

Erik Sverdrup defended his doctoral thesis "Essays in Financial Economics"
Opponent Professor ILan Cooper, BI Norwegian Business School

 2017

June 13, 2017 at SHoF, PhD Dissertation

Valeri Sokolovski defended his doctoral thesis "Essays on Currency Risk and Financial Frictions". Opponent Matti Souminen, Aalto University

May 12, 2017 at SHoF, PhD Dissertation

Fatemeh Hosseini defended her doctoral thesis "Essays in Entrepreneurial and Household Finance". Opponent: Morten Bennedsen, INSEAD

April 28, 2017 at SHoF, PhD Dissertation

Jieying Li defended her doctoral thesis "Essays in Empirical Finance". Opponent: Associate Professor Marco Da Rin, Tilburg University

February 16, 2017 at SHoF, Lic Seminar

Timotheos Mavropoulos defended his Licentiate thesis "Essays in Real Estate Finance". Opponent: Professor Matz Dahlberg, Uppsala University

2016

September 23, 2016 at SHoF, PhD dissertation

Ricardo Lopez Aliouchkin defended his doctoral thesis "Essays in Empirical Finance". Opponent: Professor Robert Dittmar, University of Michigan

September 22, 2016 at SHoF, PhD Dissertation

Egle Karmaziene defended her doctoral thesis "Essays in Empirical Finance". Opponent Professor Alberto Manconi, Bocconi University

September 20, 2016 at SHoF, PhD Dissertation

Thomas Thörnqvist, SSE, defended his doctoral thesis "Essays on Household Finance" Opponent: Professor Laurent Calvet, HEC Paris

June 9, 2016, at SHoF, PhD Dissertation

Mahdi Heidari, SSE, defended his doctoral thesis "Essays on Financial Market Anomalies and Investment Strategies"
Opponent: Professor Hossein Asgharian, Lund University

2015

December 14, at SHoF, Lic Seminar
Qing Xia, SSE, will defended his Licentiate thesis "Creditor Rights and Innovation: Evidence from China"
Opponent: Gustav Martinsson, KTH

October 29, at SHoF, PhD Dissertation
Mariana Khapko, SSE, defended her doctoral thesis "Essays in Financial Economics"
Opponent: Professor Fabio Trojani, University of Lugano

October 22, at SHoF, PhD Dissertation
Nikita Koptyug, SSE, defended his doctoral thesis "Essays on Consumers, Risk and Rationality"
Opponent: Professor Robert H. Porter, Northwestern University

May 22, at SHoF, PhD Dissertation
Kristoffer Milonas, SSE, defended his doctoral thesis“Essays in Empirical Finance”
Opponent: Professor Vasso Ioannidou, University of Lancaster

 

Fall 2014

December 5, at SHoF, PhD Dissertation

Jan Schnitzler, SSE defended his doctoral thesis "Empirical Essays in Finance"

Opponent; Professor Henrik Cronqvist, CEIBS

 

 October 3, at SHoF, PhD Dissertation

Markus Hartwig, SSE defended his doctoral thesis "Interest alignment, delegation of authority and economic rent A collection of empirical papers"

Opponent; Associate Professor of Finance José Liberti, DePaul University

 

September 11, at SHoF, Lic Seminar

Alberto Crosta, SSE, defended his Licentiate thesis "The Effects of Credit Rating and Watchlist Announcements on the U.S Corporate Bond Market"

Opponent; Professor Hans Byström, Lund University

 

September 5, at SHoF, PhD Dissertation

Rafael de Rezende, SSE, defended his doctoral thesis; "Essays on Macro-Financial Linkages"

Opponent; Professor Refet Gürkaynak, Bilkent University

 

September 4, at SHoF, PhD Dissertation

Àdám Faragó, SSE, defended his doctoral Thesis; "Essays on Disappointment Aversion in Portfolio Choice and Asset Pricing"

Opponent; Professor Joost Driessen, Tilburg University

 

Spring 2014

June 13, at SHoF, PhD Dissertation

Johannes Breckenfelder, SSE, defended his doctoral thesis: "Empirical Essays in Financial Economics"

Opponent: Professor Albert J. Menkveld, VU University Amsterdam

Examiner: Professor Magnus Dahlquist, SSE

 

March 28, at SHoF, PhD Dissertaion

Andreas Nilsson, SSE, defended his doctoral thesis "Financing of Nonprofits and Social Enterprises"

Opponent: professor Augustin Landier, Tolouse School of Economics

Examiner: Professor Peter Englund, SSE

 

Fall 2013

November 1, at SHoF, PhD Dissertation

Kristoffer Lindensjö, SSE, defended his doctoral thesis "Essays in Financial Mathematics"

Opponent: Professor Johan Tysk, KTH
Examiner: Professor Peter Englund, SSE

 

September 6, at SHoF, PhD Dissertation 

Patrick Augustin, SSE, defended his doctoral thesis " Essays on Sovereign Credit Risk and Credit Default Swap Spreads"

Opponent: Professor David Lando, Copenhagen Business School
Examiner: Professor Tomas Björk, SSE

 

Spring 2013

 June 7, at SHoF, PhD Dissertation

Hamid Boustanifar SSE, defended his doctoral thesis "Essays in Empirical Corporate Finance". Patrick Augustin, SSE, defended his doctoral thesis "Essays on Sovereign Credit Risk and Credit Default Swap Spreads"

Opponent: Professor Andrew Ellul, Indiana University
Chair; Professor Mike Burkart, SSE

 

Spring 2012

May 16, at 10.15 in room 542, Lic Seminar

Anna Lindahl, SSE, presents her lic. paper consisting of two essays " Foreign Exchange Market Dynamics" and "Herding the Scapegoats: Foreign Exchange Order Flow, Unstable Effect of Macroeconomic Fundamentals, and the Learning of Scapegoats" 

Opponent: Professor Michael J Moore, Queen's University of Belfast
Chairperson: Professor Magnus Dahlquist, SSE 

 

Fall 2011

November 18, at 13.00 in room 536, PhD Dissertation

Linus Kaisajuntti, SSE, defends his doctoral thesis Multidimensional Markhov-Functional and Stochastic Volatility Interest Rate Modelling
Opponent: Professor Antoon Pelsser, Maastricht University
Examiner: Professor, Peter Englund, SSE

Spring 2011

June 13, PhD Dissertation

Joakim Bång, SSE, defends his doctoral thesis Essays in Empirical Corporate Finance
Opponent: Professor David Yermack, NYU
Examiner: Professor Rikard Friberg, SSE

 

Fall 2010

August 31, at 11.15 in Room 550, Lic Seminar

Mustafa Yildirim, SSE, presents his lic paper Financial and Internal Organizations of Firms as Strategic Tools in Product Market Competition
Discussant: Konrad Raff, Institute for Financial Research

 

Spring 2010

May 10, at 13.30 in Room 550, PhD Dissertation

Reimo Juks, SSE, defends his doctoral thesis Corporate Governance and the Firm's Behaviour Towards Stakeholders
Opponent: Associate Professor Morten Sorensen, Columbia Business School
Examiner: Professor Mariassunta Giannetti, SSE


May 24, at 13.15 in Room 750, PhD Dissertation 

Linus Siming, SSE, defends his doctoral thesis Private Equity and Advisors in Mergers and Acquisitions
Opponent: Associate Professor Xiaoyun Yu, Indiana University
Examiner: Professor Clas Bergström, SSE 


June 3, at 10.15 in Room KAW, PhD Dissertation

Daniel Sunesson, SSE, defends his doctoral thesis School Networks and Active Investors
Opponent: Professor Renee Adams, The University of Queensland
Examiner: Professor Per Stömberg, SSE

 

Fall 2009

November 4, PhD Dissertation

Thomas Jansson, SSE, defends his doctoral thesis Essays on Household Portfolio Choice
Opponent: Professor Todd Sinai, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Examinator: Professor Clas Bergström, SSE


September 4, PhD Dissertation

Henrik Hasseltoft, SSE, defends his doctoral thesis The Term Structure of Interest Rates and Long-Run Risks
Opponent: Professor Ravi Bansal, Duke Universtiy
Examinator: Professor Peter Englund, SSE

For further information about the dissertations, please contact: Jenny Wahlberg Andersson​

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