Digital PhD Defence - Namhee Matheson

PhD Candidate Namhee Matheson, Department of Finance, will defend her thesis for the Doctor Philosophiae degree at BI Norwegian Business School

Title of the thesis:
“Theory and evidence on the effect of disagreement on asset prices”

Title of trial lecture:
“Asset Pricing Puzzles: Theory Meets Data”

The Evaluation Committee:

  • Chair: Assistant Professor Patrick Konermann, BI Norwegian Business School
  • First Opponent: Associate Professor Anisha Ghosh, McGill University
  • Second Opponent: Associate Professor Christian Heyerdahl-Larsen, Indiana University


  • Associate Professor Costas Xiouros, BI Norwegian Business School
  • Professor Fernando Zapatero, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California (Co-supervisor)

Practical information

  • Time:Monday, 01 March 2021 16:00 - 19:00
  • Place:Digital via Zoom
  • Contact:PhD Administration (

Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 629 3130 1602
Passcode: 034232

Due to the corona outbreak the doctoral examination will be performed digitally, by 2-way communication channel. The public defence is open to the public and everyone who is interested can join.

Ex auditorio-questions: The chair of defence will invite the audience to ex auditorio-questions at the end.

The Doctoral Dissertation is available in the library at BI Norwegian Business School. You may request a pdf of the thesis by sending an email to by March 1st.