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

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Kyeong Hun Lee, David C. Mauer and Qianying(Emma) Xu

Human Capital Relatedness and Mergers and Acquisitions

Journal of Financial Economics, forthcoming

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

Are stock-financed takeovers opportunistic?

Journal of Financial Economics, forthcoming

Eckbo, B. Espen, Karin S. Thorburn and Wei Wang

How Costly is Corporate Bankruptcy for the CEO?

Journal of Financial Economics 2016,

121 (1), 210-229 

Francisco Santos

IPO market timing with uncertain aftermarket retail demand

Journal of Corporate Finance, 2017, 42, 247-266.

Nils Friewald, Rainer Jankowitsch and Marti G. Subrahmanyam

Transparency and Liquidity in the Structured Product Market.

Review of Asset Pricing Studies, 2017, forthcoming.

Bakke, Einar, Tore Leite and Karin S. Thorburn

Partial Adjustment to Public Information in the Pricing of IPOs

Journal of Financial Intermediation, 2016,


Raff, Konrad and Linus Siming

Knighthoods, Damehoods, and CEO Behaviour

Journal of Corporate Finance, 2016, forthcoming.

Friewald, Nils, Christopher A. Hennessy and Rainer Jankowitsch

Secondary Market Liquidity and Security Design: Theory and Evidence from ABS Markets

Review of Financial Studies, 2016, 29, 1254-1290.