Matti Keloharju

Aalto University

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Matti KELOHARJU is Aalto Distinguished Professor and Eero Kasanen Professor of Finance at the Aalto University School of Business. He is also Research Fellow of the CEPR and Research Associate of the IFN, and has in the past held visiting positions at Harvard Business School, New York University, and UCLA. He has specialized in applying unique data sets to analyze the behavior of various economic agents, such as individual and institutional investors, corporate executives, bankers, and consumers, and the consequences of their behavior. Professor Keloharju’s work has been published in top journals such as the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Review of Economics and Statistics, and Management Science, and his research has been widely cited in the international news media, including the New York Times, Bloomberg News Service, Financial Times, and Wall Street Journal. He has received numerous research awards, such as the Smith Breeden Distinguished Paper Prize and the Best Conference Paper Runner-Up Award at the European Finance Association (EFA) Conference. In the 2016-20 period, he was the recipient of the prestigious Academy Professorship Grant from the Academy of Finland. He remains an active member of the academic community serving in the program committees of many of the main finance conferences and in the Executive Committee of the EFA. He was the President of EFA in year 2021.

Emerging Markets Conference