NFN Workshop

2024 PhD Nordic Finance Workshop at the Norwegian School of Economics  


Monday, May 6

08.40-08.45 Welcome

Session 1: Chair Konrad Raff (Norwegian School of Economics)

08.45-09.15 Catching up with the Joneses: Household Debt Demand and Negative

Reference Rates Tomi Soininen (University of Jyväskylä) Discussant: Andre Lot (University of Sydney Business School)

09.15-09.45 In and Down: The Immigrant-Native Gap in Portfolio Diversification Qinglin Ouyang (Stockholm Business School) Discussant: Elias Rantapuska (Aalto University)

09.45-10.15 Asymmetric Effects of Inflation Expectations on Consumption

Oliver-Alexander Press (Copenhagen Business School) Discussant: Denis Mokanov (Norwegian School of Economics.

Session 2: Chair Lars Nordén (Stockholm Business School)

10.30-11.00 Essence of the Cross Section

Sina Seyfi (Aalto University) Discussant: Paul Huebner (Stockholm School of Economics)

11.00-11.30 Somebody Stop Me: The Asset Pricing Implications of Principal-Agent Conflicts

Juan Carlos Zelaya-Mejía (BI Norwegian Business School)

Discussant: Stig Lundeby (BI Norwegian Business School)

11.30-12.00 Momentum Spillovers in Corporate Bonds

Katsiaryna Falkovich (Norwegian School of Economics)

Discussant: Stephen Szaura (BI Norwegian Business School)

12.00-14.00 Lunch break


Session 3: Chair Kristian Miltersen (Copenhagen Business School)

14.00-14.30 Nonbank Relationships and Investment Horizon Paul Rintamäki (Aalto University) Discussant: Anantha Divakaruni (University of Bergen)

14.30-15.00 Disentangling the Loan Premium: The Value of Bank Lending

Zhuolu Gao (Copenhagen Business School)

Discussant: Andrey Kurbatov (Norwegian School of Economics)

15.00-15.30 Under the Spotlight: How External Informed Traders Impact Share Repurchases

Hongyi Xu (Stockholm School of Economics)

Discussant: Dmitrii Pugachev (Norwegian School of Economics)

15.30-16.00 Coffee break

16.00-17.00 Keynote

Between Boardrooms and the Beltway: The Career Paths of Senior Regulators

Professor Ran Duchin (Boston College)


Tuesday, May 7

Session 4: Chair Carsten Bienz (Norwegian School of Economics)

09.00-09.30 Understanding Supply Chain Risks and Firms’ Handling: Insights from a Large Language Model Wenting Li (Lund University) Discussant: Xiaoyu Zhang (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

09.30-10.00 The Role of Credit Lines in Funding Takeovers

Trang Quynh Vu (Norwegian School of Economics) Discussant: Anders Löflund (Hanken School of Economics)

10.00-10.30 Going Public and the Boundaries of the Firm

Mustafa Bulut (Stockholm School of Economics) Discussant: Carsten Bienz (Norwegian School of Economics)
10.30-10.45 Break

Session 5: Chair Mikko Leppämäki (Aalto University)

10.45-11.15 Crises, Exchange Rates, and Supply-Chain Changes

Jonas Gustafsson (Hanken School of Economics)

Discussant: Stefan Hirth (Aarhus University)

11.15-11.45 Do Investors Prefer Short-Horizon Insiders? Evidence from Investors’ Investment


Shahin Sarwar (University of Gothenburg) Discussant: Anders Vilhelmsson (Lund University)

11.45-12.15 Intermediary Option Pricing

Julian Terstegge (Copenhagen Business School)

Discussant: Petri Jylhä (Aalto University)