B. Espen Eckbo

B. Espen Eckbo

Tuck Centennial Chair Professor of Finance, and Founding Director, Lindenauer Center for Corporate Governance, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College (USA). PhD, University of Rochester 1981.

B. Espen Eckbo conducts research in corporate finance and capital markets, with emphasis on investment banking, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and portfolio management and performance evaluation. His award-winning research has been published  in all of the top academic finance journals.

Professor Eckbo has also performed research for the Norwegian Ministry of Finance, and in 2005 he assisted the Norwegian Government Pension Fund – Global in designing its corporate governance principles and strategy. He has also served on advisory boards for the Norwegian Research Council.

He was an Adjunct Professor of NHH, Department of Finance and Management Science, for several years, and is highly valued by the school for his excellent contribution to the doctoral program and NHH's Executive programs in corporate finance.