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

  • Monday, September 11, 2017 -

    Shareholder Conflicts and Dividends

    New paper: Janis Berzins, Øyvind Bøhren and Bogdan Stacescu. Forthcoming in Review of Finance

  • Wednesday, September 6, 2017 -

    Danielle Zhang: Lead article in Review of Finance

    Danielle Zhang's paper on "How Important Are Risk-Taking Incentives in Executive Compensation?" is lead-article in issue 5 of Review of Finance and featured in the RoF blog by Alex Edmans.

  • Wednesday, September 6, 2017 -

    Welcome to our four new hires!

    We welcome Tatyana Marchuk, Ivan Alfaro, Sven Klingler and Adam Winegar to our department. They have all four now arrived and we look forward to discuss research with them.

  • Tuesday, September 5, 2017 -

    Asset Prices and Portfolio Choice with Learning from Experience

    New paper: Paul Ehling, Alessandro Graniero, and Christian Heyerdahl-Larsen. Forthcoming in Review of Economic Studies




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