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

E-mail: eli.j.christensen@bi.no
Administration: +47 46 41 00 61

BI Norwegian Business School
Nydalsveien 37
N-0484 Oslo

Switchboard: +47 46 41 00 00

  • Tuesday, 11 January 2022 -

    Sven Klingler wins EU funding to investigate financial frictions

    Associate Professor Sven Klingler receives a € 1,5 million ERC Starting Grant for his research project on frictions between lenders and borrowers in financial markets.

  • Tuesday, 11 January 2022 -

    Why Do Boards Exist? Governance Design in the Absence of Corporate Law

    New paper! Mike Burkart, Salvatore Miglietta, and Charlotte Ostergaard. Forthcoming in Review of Financial Studies

  • Tuesday, 11 January 2022 -

    Covered Interest Parity Arbitrage

    New paper! Dagfinn Rime, Andreas Schrimpf, and Olav Syrstad. Forthcoming in Review of Financial Studies.

  • Monday, 20 September 2021 -

    The Role of the Discount Rate in Investment and Employment Decisions

    New paper! Møller, Stig and Priestley, Richard. Forthcoming in Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis