I received my Phd. from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration in 1999. During the period 1999 through 2004, I held the David Y. Timbrell Junior Professorship (as an assistant professor) at Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. Between 2003 and 2005 I was a visiting assistant professor at the Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College. I started to work at BI Norwegian Business School in 2005 and have been a professor of finance at BI since 2008. My main research interests are empirical corporate finance and empirical asset pricing. Some of my papers are listed below.
Liquidity and Shareholder Activism, The Review of Financial Studies, vol. 28, Issue 2, February, 2015. With Charlotte Ostergaard and Ibolya Schindele.
Geographic Dispersion and Stock Returns, Journal of Financial Economics, vol. 106, Issue 3, December, 547--565, 2012. With Diego Garcia.
Sports sentiment and stock returns, Journal of Finance vol. 62, No. 4, 1967--1998, 2007, with Alex Edmans and Diego Garcia.
Seasoned public offerings: Resolution of the `new issues puzzle', Journal of Financial Economics vol. 56, No. 2, 251--291, 2000, with B. Espen Eckbo and Ronald W. Masulis.