Walt Pohl is a Professor of Finance at the Norwegian School of Economics. His research fields are asset pricing and the application of machine learning to finance. Walt has published in Journal of Finance, Management Science, the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, and Economics Letters. Prior to joining the Norwegian School of Economics, Walt was a postdoc at the University of Zurich. Walt earned his Ph.D. in finance from the University of Texas at Dallas, and an MSc. in mathematics from Drexel University in Philadelphia.
Sissel Jensen at the Department of Economics has been promoted to full professor at NHH. Ivar Kolstad at the Department of Accounting, Auditing and Law and Walter Pohl at the Department of Finance have also been promoted from associate professor to professor this spring.