Department of Finance

Questions about risk and return, raising capital, and corporate governance are of vital importance for corporations and society. The high quality research and teaching conducted by the faculty in the Department of Finance help advance the research frontier and influence both business practice and public policy.

Latest news

On 30 March, Thore Johnsen was interviewed for the Finansavisen article "Forbausende stille" ("Surprisingly quiet") about the lack of mergers and acquisitions following the downturn in the oil industry. Read the article here.

Karin S. Thorburn has become a member of "Club 6" for excellent teaching at the Haas School, Berkeley. This is a recognition given to lecturers with mean teaching ratings of at least 6, on a rating scale from 1 to 7.

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Upcoming events

On 29 April the Department will host a research seminar with Daniel Metzger from Stockholm School of Economics. The seminar will take place 12.45-14.00 in Auditorium Finn Kydland.

On 19 and 20 May, the PhD Nordic Finance Workshop will take place at NHH. More information about the workshop can be found here.

Contact information

Head of Department
Jøril Mæland

Administration Manager
Olga Pushkash

NHH, Department of Finance
Helleveien 30, NO-5045 Bergen

Phone: +47 55 95 96 29

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