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. 

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, 30 January 2018 -

    Safe Haven CDS Premiums

    New paper: Sven Klingler and David Lando. Forthcoming Review of Financial Studies

  • Monday, 22 January 2018 -

    The Demographic Deficit

    New Paper! Espen Henriksen and Thomas Cooley. Forthcoming Journal of Monetary Economics.

  • Monday, 15 January 2018 -

    Asset Growth, Profitability, and Investment Opportunities

    New paper! Ilan Cooper and Paulo Maio. Forthcoming in Management Science.

  • Wednesday, 10 January 2018 -

    Charlotte Ostergaard elected to EFA

    Charlotte will serve as Director on the Executive Committee of the European Finance Association (EFA) from January 2018 until end 2020. Congratulations!




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