Department of Finance

Matti Suominen

Professor of Finance
Matti Suominen, photo by Kreetta Järvenpää

Room: T309 (School of Business building, 3rd floor)
Office hours: only on request [email protected]

Tel: +358 50 524 5678
Email: [email protected]


Professor of Finance, Aalto University School of Business, September 2004 onwards

Adjunct Professor of Finance, INSEAD, September 2006 - 2009

Visiting Associate Professor of Finance, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, July 2005 - December 2005

Associate Professor of Finance, INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France, July 2002 - August 2004 (on a two year leave of absence 2004-2006)

Assistant Professor of Finance, INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France, July 1997 - June 2002

Engagement Manager, McKinsey & Co., European Corporate Finance Practice, August 2000 - May 2001


Selected Publications

“Short-term reversals, returns to liquidity provision and the costs of immediacy” (with Anna Ignashkina and Kalle Rinne) Journal of Banking & Finance, January 2022

“Cross-Asset Signals and Time Series Momentum” (with Aleksi Pitkäjärvi and Lauri Vaittinen), Journal of Financial Economics, 2019 forthcoming

“Dash for Cash: Monthly Market Impact of Institutional Liquidity Needs” (with Erkko Etula, Kalle Rinne and Lauri Vaittinen, Review of Financial Studies, 2019 forthcoming; presentation slides

“Beta Bubbles” (with Petri Jylhä and Tuomas Tomunen), Review of Asset Pricing Studies, June 2018. Editor’s Choice

“How Some Bankers Made a Million by Trading Just Two Securities” (with Kalle Rinne), Journal of Empirical Finance, December 2017

“Hedge funds and stock market efficiency”, 2015, Management Science 61(12), 2890-2904, with Joni Kokkonen.

“Do hedge funds supply or demand liquidity”, 2014, Review of Finance 18(4), 1259-1298, with Petri Jylhä and Kalle Rinne.

“Corporate governance, finance, and the real sector”, 2012, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 47(6), 1187-1214, with Paolo Fulghieri.

“Speculative capital and currency carry trades”, 2011, Journal of Financial Economics 99(1), 60-75, with Petri Jylhä.

“Industry equilibrium with outside financing and moral hazard: Effects of market integration”, 2004, European Economic Review 48(6), 1227-1241.

“The manipulation of closing prices”, 2004, Journal of Financial Markets 7(4), 351-375, with Pierre Hillion. Winner of the Journal of Financial Markets 2004 Best Paper Award.

“Trading volume and information revelation in stock markets”, 2001, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 36(4), 545-567.

“Word-of-mouth communication and community enforcement”, 2001, International Economic Review42(2), 399-417, with Iltae Ahn.

“Measuring competition in banking: A two-product model”, 1994, The Scandinavian Journal of Economics96(1), 95-110.

“Banking efficiency in the Nordic countries”, 1993, Journal of Banking and Finance 17(2-3), 371-388, with Sigbjorn Atle Berg, Finn R. Førsund, and Lennart Hjalmarsson.

“eBanking in the Nordic countries – its emergence and perspectives”, 2001, Management Handbook eBanking, edited by Jürgen Krumnow and Thomas A. Lange.


Advanced Investment Theory

Derivatives and Risk Management

Master’s Thesis Seminar

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