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 recruits faculty internationally from some of the world's best schools (University of Chicago, University of Southern California, Berkeley, UCLA, Brown University, among others). Based on the number of publications in top-tier academic finance journals, the department was ranked in the top five in Europe and number 78 in the world (University of Dallas UTD ranking, 1996-2007).

Head of Department, Professor

Richard Priestley

Research and Academic Resources Department of Finance


Head of Administration
Eli J. Christensen
Administration: +47 46 41 00 61

BI Norwegian Business School
Nydalsveien 37

Switch board: +47 46 41 00 00

Faculty publish their research regularly in the top journals of finance as well as in top field journals, such as the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal Financial Economics, and Journal of Political Economy. 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 giving faculty and PhD candidates an opportunity to discuss their ideas and current research with speakers and visitors.

Affiliated Research Centres