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 43rd European Finance Association (EFA) Annual Meeting on August 17-20, 2016. BI also hosted the EFA in 1996.

Faculty actively participates in international scientific conferences and invited seminars at universities around the world. The department runs an active research seminar series where academics from the worlds' top schools are invited each week to present their research. 

Head of Department, Professor

Richard Priestley

Department of Finance 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

  • Saturday, February 18, 2017 -

    New hire: Ivan Alfaro

    We are very happy to hire Ivan Alfaro from Ohio State U

  • Monday, February 6, 2017 - web

    New hire: Sven Klingler

    We are very happy to hire Sven Klingler from CBS.

  • Tuesday, January 31, 2017 -

    Wages and Human Capital in Finance: International Evidence, 1970-2011

    New paper: Hamid Boustanifar, Rett Grant and Ariell Reshef. Forthcoming in Review of Finance.

  • Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - SSRN

    How Important are Risk-Taking Incentives in Executive Compensation?

    New paper: Ingolf Dittmann, Ko-Chia Yu and Danielle Zhang. Forthcoming in Review of Finance.


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