My research interests are quite broad and range from empirical corporate finance and entrepreneurial finance to asset pricing and industrial economics. I'm currently particularly interested in the efficiency of financial intermediaries such as investment banks and venture capitalists in the capital-raising process.
Alexander Ljungqvist has been appointed to the Stefan Persson Family Chair in Entrepreneurial Finance, Stockholm School of Economics. Previously, he held the Ira Rennert Chair of Finance and Entrepreneurship at New York University's Stern School of Business. He has served as Editor of the Review of Financial Studies, a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, and has been a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London. Professor Ljungqvist has taught at numerous universities around the world, including Harvard, Oxford, Cambridge, London Business School, and Tokyo. He has served two terms on the Nasdaq Listing Council and on a World Economic Forum working group tasked with "Rethinking financial innovation".