Research in the spotlight
E-Bikes subsidies reduce reliance on cars and cut emissions, but at what cost?
Are e-bike subsidies to reduce carbon emissions worth the cost? SHoF’s Anders Anderson and Columbia University’s Harrison Hong look into the welfare implications of the Nordic country’s e-bike...
Can Stablecoins be Stable?
Working paper by Adrien d’Avernas, Vincent Maurin and Quentin Vandeweyer May 14, 2022.
Analyzing two different ESG drivers: Investor preferences or sustainability ratings?
Spring 2022 saw three momentous events impacting ESG investment. First on everyone’s mind is Russia’s attack on Ukraine; the second was the release of a new UN climate report warning that we are now...
Since You're So Rich, You Must Be Really Smart: Talent, Rent Sharing, and the Finance Wage Premium
Why have compensation levels in Finance risen so much over the last three decades?
Get to Know New Assistant Professor Mehran Ebrahimian
In the summer of 2021, the Swedish House of Finance and the Department of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics welcomed Assistant Professor Mehran Ebrahimian as one of two Eva and Mats Qviberg...
Get to Know New Assistant Professor Ye Zhang
In the summer of 2021, the Swedish House of Finance and the Department of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics welcomed Ye Zhang as one of two new Assistant Professors and Eva and Mats Qviberg...
Working from home – a ticking time bomb for commercial real-estate and city living?
Interview with Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, author of Flattening the Curve: Pandemic-Induced Revaluation of Urban Real Estate
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...