Steven Ongena is a professor of banking in the Department of Banking and Finance at the University of Zurich, a senior chair at the Swiss Finance Institute, a research professor at KU Leuven, a research professor at the NTNU Business School, and a research fellow in financial economics of CEPR. He is also a research professor at the Deutsche Bundesbank and a regular research visitor at the European Central Bank. He is publishing in economics, finance, law and management journals. Before moving to Zurich, he taught at CentER-Tilburg University and BI Norwegian Business School and was at the University of Oregon (PhD), SOR-BE (OF-1), University of Alberta (MA), and KU Leuven (MBA, Hir). In 2017 he received an ERC Advanced Grant and in 2012 the NYU-Fordham-RPI Rising Star in Finance Award.
Banking, sustainable finance, applied microeconometrics.