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

Walt Pohl, Karl Schmedders and Ole Wilms

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

Journal of Finance, forthcoming

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

Jaewoo Kim,  Kyeong Hun Lee, and Erik Lie

Dividend Stickiness, Debt Covenants, and Earnings Management

Contemporary Accounting Research, 34, (4), 2022–2050

Michael Kisser, John Kiff, and Mauricio Soto

Do managers of U.S. defined benefit pension plan sponsors use regulatory freedom strategically?

Journal of Accounting Research, 55, 1213–1255

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, 7(2), 316-348.

Bakke, Einar, Tore Leite and Karin S. Thorburn

Partial Adjustment to Public Information in the Pricing of IPOs

Journal of Financial Intermediation, 2017,

32, 60-75