Department of Finance

Department of Finance

The department of finance has an international faculty, which does research in all major areas of finance and publishes regularly in the top academic journals.

We have weekly seminars with invited top scholars and a brown bag series for discussion of research ideas. The finance courses attract a large number of students and our faculty members are in high demand as experts in a variety of contexts.

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RECENT Publications

Authors Title Publication

Espen Eckbo; Karin S. Thorburn; Andrey Malenko

"Strategic Decisions in Takeover Auctions"

Annual Review of Financial Economics, forthcoming

Xunhua Su; Daniel Chi; Yun Tang; Bin Xu

"Is Language an Economic Institution? Evidence from R&D."

Journal of Corporate Finance, forthcoming

Eckbo, B. Espen; Kisser, Michael;

Tradeoff theory and leverage dynamics of high-frequency debt issuers

Review of Finance, forthcoming

Eric de Bodt; Muhammad Farooq Ahmad; Jarrad Harford

"International Trade and the Propagation of  Merger Waves"

Working paper

Friewald, Nils; Nagler, Florian

Over-the-Counter Market Frictions and Yield Spread Changes

Journal of Finance; forthcoming

Lee, Kyeong Hun;

Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions amid Political Uncertainty: A Bargaining Perspective

2018 Strategic Management Journal, 39 (11), 2992-3005

Pohl,Walter; Schmedders, Karl; Wilms, Ole

Higher-Order Effects in Asset-Pricing Models with Long-Run Risks

2018 Journal of Finance, 73 (3), 1061-111

Eckbo, B. Espen; Makaew, Tanakorn; Thorburn, Karin S.;

Are stock-financed takeovers opportunistic?

2018 Journal of Financial Economics, 128 (3), 443-465