Master of Science in Business Administration, Stockholm School of Economics, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1997.
Associate professor finance University Chicago, 1997—2004, adjunct associate professor finance, 2005—2006. Senior research fellow Swedish Institute of Finance Research, Stockholm, 2004. Associate professor finance Stockholm School of Economics, since 2006.
Research fellow Center for Economic Policy Research, London, since 1997, National Bureau Economic Research, Boston, since 2002. Research associate European Corporation Governance Institute, Brussels, since 2002. Board member 3L Systems Group, Stockholm, since 2005.
Member of American Finance Association.
Married Lina B. Eriksson, July 18, 1992. Children: Nora A., Svante S. M., Sten K. J.