Welcome to Swedish House of Finance

“After four years, the Swedish House of Finance has positioned itself as one of the very top financial research institutions in Europe, if not the world.

A crucial component to our success lies in the openness of the Center. By building strong collaborations and networks across the financial industry, other academic institutions, individual researchers and PhD students both in Sweden and abroad, we are leading the next generation of financial research.“

Anders Anderson
Director, Swedish House of Finance

Congratulations Paolo Sodini

We are happy to announce that Paolo Sodini has been promoted to full Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics. Paolo is the director of the Swedish House of Finance National Data Center and one of the founders of the Europan Network of Household Finance. His research focuses on Asset Pricing and Household Finance. He has published in top economics journals such as the Journal of Political Economy, the American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics and the Journal of Finance.

In need of data?

The Research Data Center at the Swedish House of Finance administers and facilitates access to databases relevant for research in Financial Economics. Most resources can be accessed through the SSE library and some are open to the interested public.

If you need inspiration, take a look at their extensive list of databases here: http://houseoffinance.se/research-data-center/access-2/

Conference in Asset Pricing and Financial Econometrics

Welcome to the second Norwegian Business School – Swedish House of Finance Conference in Asset Pricing and Financial Econometrics on June 3 – 4. This year, the conference is taking place here in Stockholm. To attend, please register no later than May 15.

All information on program, participants and so forth will be published on the conference website

Vincent Maurin

joins Swedish House of Finance

We are happy to announce that Vincent Maurin from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy will join the Department of Finance and Swedish House of Finance in August as Assistant Professor. Vincent’s research interests include financial crises, financial economics and microeconomic theory and the title of his job market paper is “Liquidity Fluctuations in Over the Counter Markets”. We look forward to welcoming Vincent in a couple of months.

Bo Becker

program director of new IFL-education

IFL have launched a risk management program in partnership with WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany. Bo Becker will be the program director, while faculty from both schools will be involved, and the modules will be delivered alternately in Sweden and Germany. More information about the program can be found here: http://www.ifl.se/en/ifl-launches-risk-management-program-in-partnership-with-whu/

SSE’s Master in Finance

ranked 12th best in the world

The SSE Master in Finance was ranked as 12th best in the world by the Financial Times, moving up one place from 2014.

The ranking includes the 50 best full time finance programs from around the world and is based on a survey of participating business schools as well as students who finished their degrees in 2012.

The purpose of Swedish House of Finance (SHoF) is to create a national research center based on the existing leading finance institutions at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) and the Institute for Financial Research (SIFR). Read More

Academic seminars

Industry/Policy seminars

SNS/SIFR Finanspanel: Why have compensation levels in Finance risen so much?

During the last couple of decades compensation in the Finance industry has risen much more than in other sectors. Why is that? Is competition more fierce in Finance? Is there a risk that the higher payment levels in Finance draws talent away from other industries? Per Strömberg, Professor of Finance at the Stockholm School of […]

SIFR Conference on “Credit Markets After the Crisis”

SIFR Conference on “Credit Markets After the Crisis”, August 22-23 2016, in Stockholm The first conference day will feature keynote presentations and panels with leading scholars and practitioners. The program includes the following speakers: Amar Bhidé, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, “Formulaic Transparency: The Hidden Cost of Mass Securitization” Gary Gorton, Yale School […]

For more information about seminars and conferences, please visit our Seminars & Conferences page.