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 2005-2016 (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. 

Head of Department, Professor

Richard Priestley

Department of Finance


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, November 14, 2017 -

    Are CEOs Born Leaders? Lessons from Traits of a Million Individuals

    New paper: Renee B. Adams, Matti Keloharju and Samuli Knüpfer. Forthcoming in Journal of Financial Economics.

  • Wednesday, November 1, 2017 -

    CEO Dividend Protection

    New paper: Danielle Zhang. Forthcoming in Journal of Empirical Finance.

  • Monday, October 30, 2017 -

    PhD Scholarships in Finance

    The Department of Finance is currently inviting applications for new doctoral scholarships starting August 2018.

  • Friday, October 13, 2017 -

    Sovereign to Corporate Risk Spillovers

    New paper: P. Augustin, Hamid Boustanifar, J. Breckenfelder, and J. Schnitzler. Forthcoming Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking.




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