Strömberg, Per J.
Per (Pelle) J. Strömberg is the Centennial Professor of Finance and Private Equity at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE). He is also Visiting Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He holds a Ph.D. and MSc from Carnegie Mellon University and an undergraduate degree from SSE. Per teaches corporate finance and private equity and has won several teaching awards at SSE and Booth. His research is in the field of corporate finance and governance, much of it focusing on private equity and venture capital. His current research projects include the role of business angels in entrepreneurial finance and the responses of firms to the taxation of greenhouse gas emissions. His work has been published in top academic journals in economics and finance and has been acknowledged by best paper prizes in the Journal of Finance (3 times), Journal of Financial Intermediation, Western Finance Association, and the European Corporate Governance Institute. In 2011 he was awarded the Assar Lindbeck Medal, given bi-annually to an economist active in Sweden below the age of 45. He is a member of the Swedish Royal Academies of Sciences (KVA) and Engineering Sciences (IVA) and was a member of the prize committee for the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in the Memory of Alfred Nobel 2012-2022 (chairman 2016-18). Outside of academia, he advised various companies and public agencies and is currently on the board of AP4 (a public pension fund), NASDAQ Clearing AB (a European central clearing platform), and COIN Securities AB (an independent asset management advisor).