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Ph.D. Student


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Pekka Honkanen is a PhD candidate in Finance at HEC Paris. Prior to joining HEC, he obtained a masters degree in economics from the Paris School of Economics and a BSc in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Pekka’s research interests relate to market microstructure and asset pricing, and currently he studies liquidity movements and shocks in the financial markets.

Working papers

Price and Liquidity Spillovers during Fire Sale Episodes

Cahier de Recherche du Groupe HEC , 2017

Working papers

Price and Liquidity Spillovers during Fire Sale Episodes

Cahier de Recherche du Groupe HEC , 2017


  • MSc in. Economics, École d'économie de Paris (Paris School of Economics) - France

Academic appointments

Academic responsabilities at HEC

  • 2016- Member, GREGHEC (CNRS), GREGHEC HEC Paris
  • 2014- Ph.D. Student HEC Paris

Awards & honors

  • 2015 The Finnish Cultural Foundation
  • 2014 Otto A. Malm foundation