Katrin Gödker (Maastricht), Clément Mazet-Sonilhac (Sciences Po), Jakob Sorensen (CBS) join the Department

We are delighted that Katrin, Clement, and Jakob will join the Department in September 2022 as Assistant Professors of Finance.

Katrin Gödker joins the Department as Assistant Professor of Finance from Maastricht University (Netherlands). Katrin Gödker is an empiricist working in the field of Behavioral Finance. Much of her work studies investor beliefs and how they affect investor behavior using experiments (lab, online, and field). She manages her field studies in collaboration with partners from the industry and politics, such as banks, pension funds, the Dutch Ministry of Finance, and the CFA institute. Katrin Gödker received her PhD from Hamburg University and was a visiting PhD student at UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business.  You can follow Katrin on Twitter.

Clément Mazet-Sonilhac joins the Department as Assistant Professor of Finance from SciencesPo and Banque de France (France). Clément Mazet-Sonilhac studies how information frictions affect both credit, labor and goods markets, and the role of information and communication technology in reducing such frictions. Clement's research has been published in outlets such as the American Economic Review and the Journal of International Economics. He recently won the USC Marshall School of Business Trefftzs Award at the 2022 Meeting of the Western Finance Association. Clément received his PhD in 2021 from Sciences Po Paris and was a visiting PhD student at MIT Sloan. He is a research affiliate at the Economics of Innovation Lab at Collège de France.

Jakob Sorensen joints the Department as Assistant Professor of Finance from Copenhagen Business School (Denmark). Jakob Sorensen’s research focuses on the behavioral and institutional frictions that determine asset prices and the behavior of corporations. His research has appeared in the Journal of Finance and featured in news outlets such as Forbes, Voxeu.org, and local Danish media. He is a former Fulbright Scholar and most recently won the 2020 Fonnesbech PhD Award for “extraordinary research”. Jakob is expected to receive his PhD in August this year from Copenhagen Business School, where he has been an affiliate of the Center for Financial Frictions (FRIC) at the Department of Finance.

We look forward to welcoming them to Bocconi soon.