Lars Lochstoer’s main research interest is asset pricing, where he focuses on the relation between the real economy and financial markets, as well as the pricing of derivative instruments. His research has been presented at both academic and practitioner conferences and published in top academic finance journals, such as the Review of Financial Studies.
Lochstoer joined the UCLA Anderson faculty as associate professor of finance from Columbia University, where he was Gantcher Associate Professor of Business. He has a Master of Business Economics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and earned his Ph.D. in finance from the University of California, Berkeley. He has taught MBA- and Ph.D.-level finance courses at Haas School of Business and London Business School, as well as at Columbia Graduate School of Business.
Prior to his academic career, Lochstoer worked as a quantitative analyst at Carnegie Asset Management in Norway.