Matti Suominen

Experience   Research   Teaching

Matti Suominen, photographer Kreetta JärvenpääProfessor of Finance

Room: G-219 (Chydenia 2nd floor)
Office hours: only on request matti.suominen [at] aalto [dot] fi

Tel: +358 50 524 5678
Email: matti.suominen [at] aalto [dot] fi

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)


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

Professor Invitee, Luxembourg School of Finance, January 2011 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 Working Papers

“Dash for Cash: Month-End Liquidity Needs and the Predictability of Stock Returns”, Working paper 2015, with Kalle Rinne and Lauri Vaittinen.

“Currency carry trades and funding risk”, Working paper 2014, with Sara Ferreira Filipe.

“A structural model of short-term reversals”, Working paper 2014, with Kalle Rinne.

“Short-term reversals, returns to liquidity provision and the costs of immediacy”, Working paper 2014, with Kalle Rinne.


Selected Publications

“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 Review 42(2), 399-417, with Iltae Ahn.

“Measuring competition in banking: A two-product model”, 1994, The Scandinavian Journal of Economics 96(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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