Department of Finance

The Department of Finance has a strong international orientation, with faculty from leading schools in finance and economics. Our research is published in top journals and covers all areas of finance.

The department is ranked 10th in Europe, and 2nd in the Nordic countries, based on top-finance publications 2013-2017 (U of Texas Dallas rankings). BI hosted the European Finance Association (EFA) Annual Meeting in 2016 and in 1996.

Faculty actively participates in international scientific conferences and invited seminars at universities around the world. The department runs an active weekly research seminar series with academics from the worlds' top schools. 

Richard Priestley

Head of Department Department of Finance +4746410515


Eli J. Christensen
Head of Administration

Administration: +47 46 41 00 61

BI Norwegian Business School
Nydalsveien 37
N-0484 Oslo

Switchboard: +47 46 41 00 00

  • Tuesday, 30 June 2020 -

    Why do Wealthy Parents Have Wealthy Children?

    New paper: Andreas Fagereng, Magne Mogstad and Marte Rønning. Forthcoming in the Journal of Political Economy.

  • Friday, 19 June 2020 -

    Governance Conference 2020 on Sustainability

    Centre for Corporate Governance Research (CCGR) organizes the Governance Conference 2020 on Sustainability: «Bærekraft—utfordringer og muligheter”, September 22 with speakers from from Hydro, Orkla,…

  • Friday, 19 June 2020 -

    Price Discovery in Two-Tier Markets

    New paper! Geir H. Bjønnes, Carol L. Osler and Dagfinn Rime. Forthcoming in International Journal of Finance and Economics.

  • Tuesday, 12 May 2020 -

    New hire: Alejandro Lopez-Lira

    We are very happy to welcome Alejandro Lopez-Lira from Wharton.


Department of Finance

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