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Martin Holmén


Martin Holmén
Professor , Deputy Head
+46 31 786 6442

Room number: D-508
Postal Address: Box 640, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Vasagatan 1 , 41124 Göteborg

Department of Economics (More Information)
Box 640
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Vasagatan 1 , 411 24 Göteborg

About Martin Holmén

Professor Martin Holmen received his Ph.D. from University of Gothenburg in 1998 and after ten years at Stockholm University and Uppsala University he returned to University of Gothenburg in 2009. He is professor of corporate finance and since 2011 he is the director of the interdisciplinary Centre for Finance. His main research areas are corporate governance and experimental finance.

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Research areas

  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Experimental Finance

Teaching areas

  • Corporate Finance
  • International Finance
  • Portfolio Management and Investments

Selected publications

Minority Shareholder Protection and Private Benefits of Control for Swedish Mergers
Holmén, Martin, Knopf, John
Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 39:1, s. 167-191, 2004

A Law and Finance Analysis of Initial Public Offerings
Holmén, Martin, Högfeldt, Peter
Journal of Financial Intermediation, 13, s. 324-358, 2004

Do option-like incentives induce overvaluation? Evidence from experimental asset markets
Holmén, Martin, Kirchler, Michael, Kleinlercher, Daniel
Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 40, s. 179-194, 2014

Inside Shareholders’ Effective Tax Rates and Dividends
Holmén, Martin, Knopf, John, Peterson, Stefan
Journal of Banking and Finance, 32, s. 1860-1869., 2008

Rank matters-The impact of social competition on portfolio choice
Dijk, Oege, Holmén, Martin, Kirchler, Michael
European Economic Review, 66, s. 97-110, 2014

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Lay people beliefs in professional and naïve stock investors’ proneness to judgmental biases.
Daniel Peterson, Anders Carlander, Amelie Gamble, Tommy Gärling, Martin Holmén
Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance, Journal article 2015
Journal article

Pyramid IPOs on the Chinese Growth Enterprise Market
Martin Holmén, Peng Wang
Emerging markets finance & trade, Journal article 2015
Journal article


Do option-like incentives induce overvaluation? Evidence from experimental asset markets
Martin Holmén, Michael Kirchler, Daniel Kleinlercher
Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal article 2014
Journal article

Do anti-takeover devices affect the takeover likelihood or the takeover premium?
Martin Holmén, Eugene Nivorozhkin, Rakesh Rana
European Journal of Finance, Journal article 2014
Journal article



Tender Offers versus Block Trades: Empirical Evidence
Martin Holmén, Eugene Nivorozhkin
Managerial and Decision Economics, Journal article 2012
Journal article

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