Research in the spotlight
How Do We Include Environmental, Social and Governance Issues in Financial Markets and into the Capital Market Conversation?
Associate Professor Michael Halling joined SSE in the summer of 2012 after spending five years at the University of Utah. His research ranges from empirical asset pricing to corporate finance and has...
Policy Tolls, Green Bonds and Building Close Ties Between Research and Academia
Laszlo Sajtos is a PhD graduate from the Stockholm School of Economics. His recent research focuses on corporate and investors’ response to various environmental regulations.
Welcome Tobias Sichert - New Assistant Professor
The Swedish House of Finance and the Department of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics recently welcomed new Assistant Professor Tobias Sichert - a PhD graduate from Goethe University and...
Uncertainty, Access to Debt, and Firm Precautionary Behaviour
The contemporary world is filled with uncertainty surrounding issues that include, but are not limited to, the coronavirus pandemic and trade wars between USA and China. Uncertainty is considered to...
The Costs and Benefits of Shareholder Democracy
In their forthcoming paper "The Costs and Benefits of Shareholder Democracy: Gadflies and Low-Cost Activism" Professor Mariassunta Giannetti together with co-autor Nickolay Gantchev find that, in...
Catching a Glimpse: Get to Know New Assistant Professor Diogo Mendes
In the fall of 2020, the Swedish House of Finance and the Department of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics welcomed three new Assistant Professors’. Diogo Mendes - a PhD graduate from Nova...
Hysteresis in Price Efficiency and the Economics of Slow-moving Capital
Will arbitrage capital flow into markets experiencing shocks, mitigating adverse effects on price efficiency? Not necessarily. In a dynamic model with privately informed capital constrained...
2020 EFA Best Paper Prize Winners Announced - Congratulations Marcus Opp!
On August 20-21, the European Finance Association announced this year’s winners of the prestigious EFA Best Paper Prize in Responsible Finance. It was awarded to Associate Professor Marcus Opp from...
Two SSE Professors at the Heart of European Macro-prudential Regulation
On March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Covid-19 a pandemic. As countries around the world implemented policies to contain the virus, and as global populations observed social...
The Only 'Free Lunch' in Finance
As the infamous saying goes - in life there are no ‘free lunches’. What about in finance? Paolo Sodini, Professor at the Swedish House of Finance and a founder of the Centre for Economic Policy...