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What’s going on with the banks right now?
March saw a crisis in the banking industry that began with the collapse of two American lenders, Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank, and then the Swiss giant, Credit Suisse. SHoF director, Bo...
Researchers’ view: Household risks in times of financial stress
Our researchers discuss how rising interest rates, high inflation, and low growth affects the financial health of households, and how the current economic climate may impact wealth inequality as a...
Research Analyst Positions at the Swedish House of Finance
The Swedish House of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics is accepting applications for full-time research analyst positions. Candidates would ideally start working in September 2022 (earlier...
Hans Dalborg Award 2023 goes to research on fintech entrepreneurship and high-turnover investment strategies
Claire Ingram Bogusz and Ran Xing are this year’s recipient of the Hans Dalborg Award for excellence in research in financial economics.
Our researchers' perspectives on rising business insolvencies
Business insolvency is on the rise across Europe as companies are under economic pressure and have to start repaying state-backed loans that were introduced during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have...
Using data to understand inequality
Paolo Sodini is Professor of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics. He is the director of the Institute for Microdata (MiDa), which promotes the dissemination and use of unaggregated,...
SHoF tracks representation of female researchers in finance
How gender-equal is higher education? The Swedish House of Finance launches the “Women in Finance Database” to facilitate fact-finding and induce action from academic institutions. In 2021, only 20%...
Research into how the world’s largest carbon pricing market impacts firm behavior receives 5.1 million SEK grant
SHoF’s Per Strömberg, Gustav Martinsson and Christian Thomann received the grant from the Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation.
The pace of change: how can investors generate the fastest environmental impact?
Acquiring dirty firms to turn them green will create impact but buying companies that are already green—at a premium—may create impact more quickly, a new study shows.
Interview: Opportunities and Challenges of ESG Investing with Laura Starks
What are the considerations regarding environment, social and governance (ESG) investing? How do investors’ financial risk and return considerations (i.e., ESG value) stack up against their...