Fields: empirical banking, corporate finance, credit- and default risk


  • PhD in Finance, CentER Graduate School, Tilburg University, Netherlands 2012
  • MSc (Research Master) in Finance, CentER Graduate School, Tilburg University, Netherlands 2009
  • MSc in Mathematical Statistics, Stockholm University, Sweden 2008
  • BSc in Economics, Stockholm University, Sweden 2005

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Work Experience

  • Researcher, Sveriges Riksbank, June 2012 -
  • Research Assistant, Economist, Sveriges Riksbank, July 2006 - May 2012 (on leave Aug 2008 – May 2012)
  • Visiting Graduate Student, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Jan 2012 – May 2012

Publications in Refereed Journals

“The Effect of Cash Flow on Investment: An Empirical Test of the Balance Sheet Theory” forthcoming in Empirical Economics (with Ola Melander and Maria Sandström).


"On the Non-Exclusivity of Loan Contracts: An Empirical Investigation" 

(December 2016), Volume 62(12), Management Science (with Hans Degryse and Vasso Ioannidou).


"Trade Credit and the Propagation of Corporate Failure: An Empirical Analysis" (July 2015), Volume 83(4), Econometrica, (with Tor Jacobson).


"Taking the Twists into Account: Predicting Firm Bankruptcy Risk with Splines of Financial Ratios" (August 2014), Volume 49(4), Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, (with Paolo Giordani, Tor Jacobson, and Mattias Villani).