The wisdom of the crowd in crowdfunding markets helps improve the decision making of the individuals, according to several studies. But is the crowd (really) wise?
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With the help of fan donations, game developer Chris Roberts has raised USD 183 mill to develop the popular game Wing Commander. Now, more and more people in Norway are jumping onto the crowdfunding wave.
– The impact of informational technology is expected to radically restructure how finance is practiced, Walter Pohl says. On Friday 8 June NHH is hosting the 2018 Bergen FinTech Conference.
Research into higher education suggests that students learn best when they are actively participating, whether that be through focused listening, discussion, problem solving or explaining to others.
Kvinner velger bort yrker innen front-finans. Bare tre prosent av arbeidsstokken innen disse yrkene er kvinner.
On Thursday 22 March 2018 Erik Hetland Tvedt will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Researchers at the Centre for Corporate Finance receive 10 million NOK for their project «Incentives, access to capital, and innovation».
Who should manage Norway’s enormous oil wealth? Should Norway’s ‘Oil Fund’ be moved out of Norges Bank? Three NHH researchers outline possible solutions.
Nataliya Gerasimova has joined NHH and the Department of Finance in a tenure-track assistant professor position for seven years.
On Monday 25 September 2017 Raffaele Giuliana will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
The article "Higher-Order Effects in Asset-Pricing Models with Long-Run Risks" by Walt Pohl, Karl Schmedders and Ole Wilms is forthcoming in the Journal of Finance.
The article "Dividend Stickiness, Debt Covenants, and Earnings Management" by Kyeong Hun Lee, Jaewoo Kim and Erik Lie is forthcoming in the Contemporary Accounting Research.
Finance researchers Michael Kisser and Kyeong Hun Lee are granted publication bonuses. Both have been accepted in highly prestigious journals.
Read new chronicle by Karin S. Thorburn and B. Espen Eckbo. In Norwegian.
The article "Human Capital Relatedness and Mergers and Acquisitions" by Kyeong Hun Lee, David C. Mauer and Qianying(Emma) Xu is forthcoming in the Journal of Financial Economics.
The article "Do managers of U.S. defined benefit pension plan sponsors use regulatory freedom strategically?" by Michael Kisser, John Kiff, and Mauricio Soto is forthcoming in the Journal of Accounting Research.
On Monday 15 May 2017 Yun Tang will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
The article "Are stock-financed takeovers opportunistic?" by Eckbo, B. Espen, Tanakorn Makaew, and Karin S. Thorburn is forthcoming in the Journal of Financial Economics.
Professor Karin Thorburn has been elected member of Society for Financial Studies council for the next two years.
Firms prefer to go public in periods when sentiment-driven investors are overly exuberant. In these periods, issuers can take advantage of overvaluations by setting offer prices above fundamental value.
Nils Friewald has been appointed full Professor of Finance at NHH. His research fields are empirical asset pricing and market microstructure.
‘How individuals react when their life expectancy is suddenly reduced can give us insight into how we make financial choices,' says Jens Sørlie Kværner, who recently defended his doctoral thesis at NHH.
The article "The Dynamics of Performance Volatility and Firm Valuation" by Jianxin Daniel Chi and Xunhua Su is forthcoming in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
The article "Do exogeneous changes in passive institutional ownership affect corporate governance and firm value?" by Cornelius Schmidt and Rudiger Fahlenbrach is forthcoming in the Journal of Financial Economics.
The article "Partial Adjustment to Public Information in the Pricing of IPOs" by Einar Bakke, Tore Leite and Karin Thorburn is forthcoming in the Journal of Financial Intermediation.
On Tuesday 20 September 2016 Jens Sørlie Kværner will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
The Master's students' Award for Excellence in Teaching 2016 goes to Associate Professor Francisco Santos for his efforts in the course FIE400E Investments.
High-frequency trading can be a shortcut to good trades on the stock exchange.
Last week NHH held Jan Mossin Memorial Symposium. The symposium, held every fifth year at NHH, is a tribute to former NHH Professor Jan Mossin.
The paper «Secondary Market Liquidity and Security Design: Theory and Evidence from ABS Markets» has been accepted for publication in Review of Financial Studies.
The paper «How Costly is Corporate Bankruptcy for the CEO?» has been published in Journal of Financial Economics.
Associate Professor Michael Kisser at NHH is on the editorial board of the Journal of Pension Economics and Finance.
On Monday 30 May 2016 Chunbo Liu will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On 30 March, Thore Johnsen was interviewed for the article "Forbausende stille" ("Surprisingly quiet") about the lack of mergers and acquisitions following the downturn in the oil industry.
Aggressive attacks from a strong company can push a competitor out of the market. However, when the predator is about to get its prey, the weak company can survive if it has plenty of cash.
NHH Professor Karin Thorburn is awarded a teaching award at Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley, for the autumn 2015.
The air transport agreement between the US and the EU on open skies between the continents is making investments shoot up. Americans are making more acquisitions and having greater success.