Magnus Dahlquist


Magnus Dahlquist is the Peter Wallenberg Professor of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) and a Research Fellow at the Institute for Financial Research (SIFR) in Stockholm. Dahlquist is also a Research Fellow with the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), London, and with the Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement (NETSPAR) in the Netherlands.

Dahlquist obtained his doctoral degree in 1995 at the Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University. He joined the Stockholm School of Economics in 1996 and served on the faculty of the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University between 1998 and 2002. Dahlquist was the Director of SIFR between 2003 and 2008.

Dahlquist’s research interests lie in the fields of asset pricing and international finance. His current research focuses on (i) risks and returns in global equity markets, (ii) information and incentives as determinants of the portfolio choice of individual and institutional investors, (iii) the behavior and determination of exchange rates and interest rates, and (iv) performance evaluation and practical problems related to portfolio selection.

He has taught courses on debt instruments and markets, investment management, global financial markets, and international business in Master of Science, MBA, Executive MBA, and PhD programs at Duke University, London Business School, Stockholm School of Economics, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Dahlquist has served on the board of and been the advisor to several financial institutions as well as government authorities.