Bo Becker

Bo Becker is a professor in the Department of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics. He currently serves as an associate editor for the Review of Financial Studies, Management Science, and Financial Management. Additionally, Professor Becker is a research fellow for the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and serves as program director for the Mistra Financial Systems research grant. His research focuses on corporate finance, especially corporate credit markets, and has been published in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Journal of Financial Economics and the Review of Financial Studies, among others. Professor Becker previously worked at the University of Illinois and at Harvard Business School. He has served on the board of directors of the Swedish National Debt Office and was previously a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). Professor Becker was awarded the Standard Life prize for best paper in the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) Finance Working Paper series, the Nordea Prize for Best Paper on Corporate Finance at the European Finance Association’s annual meeting, and the Lamfalussy research fellowship from the European Central Bank. He holds a masters degree from the Stockholm School of Economics and a PhD from the University of Chicago.