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September 2021

  • Joren Köeter starts as an Assistant Professor at RSM's Finance Department. Joren has a Ph.D. from Tilburg Univeristy. His research and teaching interests lie in the areas of Asset Pricing, Derivative Markets, Behavioral Finance and Macro-Finance. 
  • Logan Emery starts as an Assistant Professor at RSM's Finance Department. Logan has a Ph.D. from Purdue University . His research and teaching interests lie in the areas of Digitization, Investments, Political Connections and Information Sets.

May 2021

  • Guosong Xu has been awarded with the Best Paper in Corporate Finance for his paper 'Friends in Media' at the SFS Cavalcade North America. 
  • The paper 'The Economics of Supranational Bank Supervision' by Wolf Wagner (co-authored by Thorsten Beck and Consuelo Silva-Buston) has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.

February 2021

  • The paper 'Hedge Funds Flows and Performance Streaks: How Investors Weigh Information' by Marno Verbeek (co-authored by Guillermo Baquero) has been accepted for publication in Management Science. 

January 2021

December 2020

  • The paper 'How Do Shocks Arise and Spread Across Stock Markets'? A Microstructure Perspective. by Mathijs van Dijk and Dion Bongaerts (co-authored by Darya Yuferova, Dominik Roesch and Richard Roll) has been accepted for publication in Management Science. 

October 2020

  • The paper 'The Role of Internal M&A Teams in Takeovers' by Guosong Xu (co-authored by Nihat Aktas, Audra Boone, Alexander Witkowski and Burcin Yurtoglu) has been accepted for publication in the Review of Finance. 

June 2020

  • Florian Madertoner won three SR best professor of the year awards for his courses in IBA 1, BA 2, IBA 2 and on top of that he also won the award for professor who best adapted to the coronacrisis. More information can be found here

April 2020

  • The paper 'Salience Theory and Stock Prices: Empirical Evidence' by Mathijs Cosemans (co-authored by Rik Frehen) has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial Economics. 

February 2020

  • The paper 'competition among Liquidity Providers with Access to High-Frequency Technology' by Dion Bongaerts (co-authored by Mark Van Achter) has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial Economics.

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June 2019
  • The paper 'Shareholder Governance and CEO Compensation: The Peer Effects of Say on Pay' by Anjana Rajamani (co-authored by Diane Denis and Torsten Jochem) has been accepted for publication in the Review of Financial Studies.
April 2019
  • The paper 'Trade Less and Exit Overcrowded Markets: Lessons from International Mutual Funds' by Marno Verbeek (co-authored by Teodor Dyakov and Hao Jiang) has been accepted for publication in the Review of Finance.
  • The paper 'Time-Varying Inflation Risk and Stock Returns' by Marta Szymanowska (co-authored by Martijn Boons, Fernando Duarte and Frans de Roon) has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial Economics. 
  • Daniel Metzger starts as a Full Professor at RSM's Finance Department. His research and teaching interest lies in the areas of Labor and Finance, Entrepreneurship, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture Capital, FinTech, Mergers & Acquisitions and Applied Econometrics.
January 2019
  • The paper 'Forecasting Success in Equity Crowdfunding' by Peter Roosenboom and Aleksandrina Ralcheva has been accepted for publication in Small Business Economics.
October 2018
  • Mathijs van Dijk his professorship has been converted from an Endowed Chair into a Permanent Chair in Financial Markets.
September 2018
  • Robin Döttling starts as an Assistant Professor at RSM's Finance Department. Robin has a Ph.D. from University of Amsterdam & Tinbergen Institute . His research and teaching interests lie in the areas of Financial Intermediation, Corporate Finance and Macroeconomics.
August 2018
  • Mathijs van Dijk got his paper 'Resurrecting the Size Effect: Firm Size, Profitability Shocks, and Expected Stock Returns' (co-authored by Kewei Hou) accepted for publication in the Review of Financial Studies.
  • The paper 'Insurers as Asset Managers and Systemic Risk' by Wolf Wagner (co-authored by Andrew Ellul, Chotibhak Jotikasthira, Anastasia Kartasheva and Christian Lundblad) has been accepted for presentation at the European Finance Association Conference (EFA).
  • The paper ‘Time-Varying Inflation Risk and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns’ by Marta Szymanoska (co-authored by Martijn Boons, Fernando Duarte and Frans de Roon) has been accepted for presentation at the European Finance Association Conference (EFA).
May 2018
  • Egemen Genc got his paper 'Do Mutual Fund Investors Overweight the Probability of Extreme Payoffs in the Return Distribution' (co-authored by Ferhat Akbas) accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
April 2018
  • Francisco Urzua Infate got his paper 'The Effects of Losing Business Group Affiliation' (co-authored by Borja Larrain and Giorgo Sertios) accepted for publication in the Review of Financial Studies.

October 2017
  • Mathijs van Dijk got his paper 'Do Firms Issue more Equity when Markets become More Liquid' (co-authored by Rogier Hanselaar) accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial Economics.
September 2017
  • Mancy Luo starts as an Assistant Professor at RSM's Finance Department. Mancy has a Ph.D. from Tilburg University. Her research and teaching interests lie in the areas of International Asset Management, Financial Media and Political Economy.
August 2017
  • Li He starts as an Assistant Professor at RSM's Finance Department. Li has a Ph.D. from Vienna Graduate School of Finance. Her research and teaching interests lie in the areas of Corporate Finance: Labor and Finance, Executive Compensation, Capital Structure.
  • Peter Roosenboom got his paper ‘Drivers of Institutional Change around the World: The Case of IFRS’ (co-authored by Miriam Koning and Gerard Mertens) accepted for publication in the Journal of International Business Studies.
July 2017
  • Thomas Lambert got his paper ‘Lobbying on Regulatory Enforcement Actions: Evidence from U.S. Commercial and Savings Banks’ accepted for publication in Management Science.
June 2017
  • Egemen Genc and Marno Verbeek got their paper 'Going for Gold: An Analysis of Morningstar Analyst Ratings' (co-authored by Will Armstrong) accepted for publication in Management Science.
May 2017
  • Wolf Wagner got his paper 'Capital Gains Taxation and the Costs of Capital: Evidence from Unanticipated Cross-border Transfers of Tax Bases' accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial Economics.
April 2017
  • Egemen Genc got his paper 'Playing Favorites: Conflicts of Interest in Mutual Fund Management' (co-authored by Diane Del Guercio and Hai Tran) accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial Economics.
January 2017
  • Yigitcan Karabulut got his paper 'Is Proprietary Trading Detrimental to Retail Investors' (co-authored by Falko Fecht and Andreas Hackethal) accepted for publication in the Journal of Finance.
  • Wolf Wagner is ranked #3 at the Economentop 40, 2016 which was published in the Economische Statistische Berichten, Jaargang 101, December 22, 2016.
October 2016
  • Wolf Wagner got his paper 'The Disturbing Interaction between Countercyclical Capital Requirements and Systemic Risk' accepted for publication in the Review of Finance.
September 2016
  • Dion Bongaerts got his paper 'An Asset Pricing Approach to Liquidity Effects in Corporate Bond Markets' (co-authored by Joost Driessen and Frank de Jong) accepted for publication in the Review of Financial Studies.
  • Claus Schmitt starts as an Assistant Professor at RSM's Finance Department. Claus has a Ph.D. from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. His research and teaching interests lie in the areas of Asset Pricing, Credit Risk and Derivatives.
  • Hoyong Choi got his paper 'Bond Variance Risk Premiums' (co-authored by Philippe Mueller and Andrea Vedolin) accepted for publication in the Review of Finance.
August 2016
  • Frederik Schlingemann got his paper 'Portable Country Governance and Cross-Border Acquisitions' (co-authored by Jesse Ellis, Sara Moeller and René Stulz) accepted for publication in the Journal of International Business Studies.
  • Hoyong Choi starts as an Assistant Professor at RSM's Finance Department. Hoyong has a Ph.D. from London School of Economics and Political Science. His research and teaching interests lie in the areas of Asset Pricing, Fixed Income and Financial Econometrics.
June 2016
  • Mathijs van Dijk got his paper 'The Dynamics of Market Efficiency' (co-authored by Dominik Roesch and Avanidhar Subramanyam) accepted for publication in the Review of Financial Studies.
  • The paper 'Lobbying on Regulatory Enforcement Actions: Evidence from Banking' by Thomas Lambert has been accepted for presentation at the European Finance Association in Norway. 
  • The paper 'The Success and Failure of Nascent Markets' by Jose Albuquerque de SousaMathijs van Dijk (co-authored by Thorsten Beck and Peter Bergeijk) has been accepted for presentation at the European Finance Association in Norway.
  • The paper 'The Disciplining Effect of Credit Ratings: Evidence from Corporate Asset Sales' by Dion BongaertsFrederik Schlingemann has been accepted for presentation at the American Finance Association 2017 in Chicago, USA.
May 2016
  • Elvira Sojli got her paper 'Identifying Cross-Sided Liquidity Externalities' (co-authored by Wing Wah Tham and Johannes Skjeltorp) accepted for publication in Management Science.
  • Yan Wang got her paper 'The Product Market Impact of Minority Stake Acquisitions (co-authored by Amrita Nain) accepted for publication in Management Science.
  • Yigitcan Karabulut got his paper 'Incompatible European Partners? Cultural Predispositions and Household Financial Behavior (co-authored by Michael Haliassos and Thomas Jansson) accepted for publication in Management Science.
March 2016
  • Yigitcan Karabulut got his paper 'Incompatible European Partners? Cultural Predispositions and Household Financial Behavior' (co-authored by Michael Haliassos and Thomas Jansson) accepted for publication in Management Science.
January 2016

November 2015
  • Dirk Schoenmaker starts as a Full Professor at RSM's Finance Department. His research and teaching interests lie in the areas of central banking and financial stability, financial system architecture, European financial integration, and circular economy.
October 2015
  • The paper 'Estimating Security Betas Using Prior Information Based on Firm Fundamentals' by Mathijs Cosemans (co-authored by Rik Frehen, Peter Schotman and Rob Bauer) has been accepted for publication in the Review of Financial Studies.
  • The paper 'The International Diversification of Banks and the Value of their Cross-border M&A Advice' by Anjana Rajamani and Abe de Jong (co-authored by Steven Ongena and Marieke van der Poel) has been accepted for publication in Management Science.
September 2015
  • Wolf Wagner starts as a Full Professor at RSM's Finance Department. His research and teaching interests lie in the areas of Financial Innovation, Financial Regulation, Banking and Asset Pricing.
August 2015
  • Thomas Lambert starts as an Assistant Professor at RSM's Finance Department. Thomas has a Ph.D. from University Catholique de Louvain and University Lille 2. His research and teaching interests lie in the areas of Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Political Economy of Finance and Entrepreneurial Finance.
July 2015
  • Dion Bongaerts and Mark Van Achter received the 2015 Josseph de la Vega Prize (awarded by the Federation of European Stock Exchanges) for their paper 'High-Frequency Trading and Market Stability'.
  • The paper 'Why banks want to be complex' by Lars Norden and Fabrizio Spargoli (co-authored by Frank Hong Liu) has been accepted for presentation at the American Finance Association Meeting 2016 and at the American Economics Association Meeting 2016 in San Francisco, USA.
  • The paper 'Trading Speed Competition: Can the arms race go too far?' by Lingtian KongMark Van Achter and Dion Bongaerts has been accepted for presentation at the European Finance Association in Vienna.
  • The paper 'Bank Deregulation, Competition and Economic Growth: The US Free Banking Experience' by Fabrizio Spargoli has been accepted for presentation at the NBER Summer Institute Conference.
  • The paper 'Playing Favorites: Conflicts of Interest in Mutual Fund Management' by Egemen Genc (co-authored by Diane Del Guercio and Hai Tran) has been accepted for presentation at the American Finance Association Meeting 2016 in San Francisco, USA.
  • The paper 'High-Frequency Trading and Market Stability' by Mark Van Achter and Dion Bongaerts has been accepted for presentation at the American Finance Association Meeting 2016 in San Francisco, USA.
March 2015
  • The paper 'Informational Synergies in Consumer Credit' by Lars Norden (co-authored by Martin Hibbeln, Piet Usselmann and Marc Guertler) will receive the Best Paper Award in Financial Institutions at the Midwest Finance Conference in Chicago on March 6th.
February 2015
  • Mathijs van Dijk has been awarded a prestigious fellowship by the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS).
  • Yan Wang starts as an Assistant Professor at RSM's Finance Department. Yan has a Ph.D. from the McGill University. Her research and teaching interests lie in the areas of Financial Institutions and Empirical Corporate Finance.
September 2014
  • Yigitcan Karabulut starts as an Assistant Professor at RSM's Finance Department.Yigitcan has a Ph.D. from Goethe University Frankfurt. His research and teaching interests lie in the areas Household Finance and Behavioral Finance.
  • The paper 'The Benefits of Relationship Lending in a Cross-country context: A meta-analysis' by Vlado Kysucky and Lars Norden has been accepted for publication in Management Science.
April 2014:
  • The paper 'Options-Implied Variance and Future Stock Returns' by Buhui Qiu (co-authored by Hui Guo) has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Banking and Finance.
March 2014:
  • Elvira Sojli has won the 2014 Crowell Second Prize which was awarded by the Quantitative Research Group at PanAgora Asset Management for her paper 'Market Illiquidity, Funding Liquidity, and Bond Risk Premia' (co-authored with Kees Bouwman and Wing Wah Tham). The jury found their paper and presentation truly outstanding and deserving this recognition.
January 2014:
  • The paper 'Flashes of Trading Intent at the NASDAQ' by Elvira Sojli (co-authored by Wing Wah Tham and Johannes Alte Skjeltorp) has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
  • The paper 'Do Target CEOs Trade Premiums for Personal Benefits?' by Buhui Qiu (co-authored by Svetoslav Trapkov and Fadi Yakoub) has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Banking and Finance.

November 2013:
  • The paper 'Disagreement and the Informativeness of Stock Returns: The Case of Acquisition Announcements' by Frederik Schlingemann (co-authored by Leonce L. Bargeron, Kenneth Lehn, Sara Moeller) is forthcoming in the Journal of Corporate Finance.
  • The paper 'Does stock liquidity affect the incentives to monitor?' by Peter RoosenboomFrederik Schlingemann (co-authored by Manuel Vasconcelos) has been accepted for publication in The Review of Financial Studies.
October 2013:
  • On Thursday October 31st, 2013 Graduates of the MSc in Finance and Investments Programme (MSc F&I) received their diploma. More detailed information can be found here.
  • The paper 'The internal capital markets of business groups: Evidence from intra-group loans' by Francisco Urzua Infante (co-authored by David Buchuk, Francisco De Borja Larrain and Francisco Munoz) has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial Economics.  
  • Sarah Draus starts as an Assistant Professor at RSM's Finance Department. Sarah has a Ph.D. from the University Paris-Dauphine and used to work for the University of Naples Federico II as an Academic Researcher.
  • The paper 'Corporate Leverage and the collateral Channel' by Lars Norden and Stefan van Kampen has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Banking and Finance.
  • The paper 'Venture Capital and New Business Creation' by Peter Roosenboom (co-authored by A. Popov) has been published in the Journal of Banking and Finance.
September 2013:
  • The paper 'Front-Running of Mutual Fund Fire-Sales' by Teodor Dyakov and Marno Verbeek has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Banking and Finance.
  • Fabrizio Spargoli starts as an Assistant Professor at RSM’s Finance Department. Fabrizio has a Ph.D. from the University Pompeu Fabra. His research and teaching interests lie in the areas of Financial Economics, Banking and Financial Regulation.
  • Francisco Urzúa Infante starts as an Assistant Professor at RSM’s Finance Department. Francisco has a Ph.D. from the Tilburg University. His research and teaching interests lie in the areas of Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance.
August 2013:
  • Anjana Rajamani starts as an Assistant Professor at RSM's Finance Department. Anjana has a Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. Her research and teaching interest lie in the areas of Empirical Corporate Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions.
July 2013:
  • The paper 'Information Content when Mutual Funds Deviate from Benchmarks' by Marno VerbeekHao Jiang (co-authored by Yu Wang) has been accepted for publication in Management Science.
May 2013:
  • The paper 'Commodity-based Consumption Tracking Portfolios and the Cross-Section of Average Stock Returns' by Marta Szymanowska (co-authored by Kewei Hou) has been accepted for presentation at the 2014 AFA Meeting in Philadelphia, USA.
  • The paper 'Financial Constraints of Private Firms and Bank Lending Behavior' by Lars Norden (co-authored by Patrick Behr and Felix Noth) has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Banking and Finance.
April 2013:
  • The paper 'The Demand for Mortgage Insurance' by Ruben Cox has won the first prize of the Doctoral Student Paper Awards at the 2nd European Retail Investments Conference.
  • The paper 'Liberalization and Risk Taking: Evidence from Government-Controlled Banks' by Lars Norden (co-authored by Manuel Illueca and Greg Udell) has been accepted for publication in the Review of Finance.
  • The paper 'Business Credit Information Sharing and Default Risk of Private Firms' by Lars Norden has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Banking and Finance.
  • The paper 'Better than the Original? The Relative Success of Copycat Funds' by Marno Verbeek (co-authored by Yu Wang) has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Banking and Finance.
  • The RSM student team (mentored by Peter Roosenboom) entered into the finals of the Dutch/Belgium Local Finals of the CFA Institute Research Challenge. The finals were on February 28 in Amsterdam. The RSM team who won the first prize was awarded € 1000 in ING Investment Management Scholarships and will represent the Netherlands and Belgium at the EMEA finals in London.
March 2013:
  • Marno VerbeekHao Jiang and Yu Wang have won the top prize in the Standard & Poor Dow Jones Indices' second annual SPIVA Awards programme, for their comprehensive study offering a new perspective in the debate about active management of funds versus passive investing. If you click here you will find the whole press release by Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.
  • As of August 2013, Anjana Rajamani will join our department. Anjana is currently finalizing her PhD in Finance at the University of Pittsburgh.
  • As of September 2013, Fabrizio Spargoli and Francisco Urzua Infante will join our department. Fabrizio is currently finalizing his PhD in Economics at the University Pompeu Fabra and Francisco is finalizing his PhD in Finance at the Tilburg University.
  • As of October 2013, Sarah Draus will join our department. Sarah is currently working as an academic researcher at the University of Naples Federico II. Her major research interests are market microstructure, information disclosure, industrial organization.
December 2012:
  • The paper 'An Anatomy of Commodity Futures Risk Premia' by Marta Szymanowska, Frans de Roon, Theo Nijman and Rob van den Goorbergh is forthcoming in the Journal of Finance.
October 2012:
August 2012:
  • Mathijs van Dijk has been appointed as Professor of Financial Markets effective July 1, 2012. Mathijs van Dijk holds this chair, endowed by the Erasmus Trust Fund. Please click here to read the whole press release.
  • The paper 'One size does fit all: Selling firms to private equity versus strategic acquirers' by Peter Roosenboom (co-authored by J. Fidrmuc, R. Paap and T. Teunissen) is forthcoming in Journal of Corporate Finance.
  • We are very proud to announce that Dion Bongaerts, Associate Professor of Finance has been awarded with an NWO Veni grant for his proposal 'Effective Regulation of Credit Rating Agencies'.
  • Egemen Genç starts as an Assistant Professor at RSM's Finance Department. Egemen has a Ph.D. from the University of Oregon. His research and teaching interest lie in the areas of Asset Pricing and Mutual Funds. 
June 2012:
  • The paper 'The Impact of Government Intervention in Banks on Corporate Borrowers' Stock Returns' by Lars NordenPeter Roosenboom and Teng Wang is forthcoming in Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
May 2012:
  • The paper 'Can skin-in-the-game discipline credit rating agencies' by Dion Bongaerts has been accepted for presentation at the 2012 European Finance Association in Copenhagen.
  • The paper 'Identifying Cross-Liquidity Externalities' by Elvira Sojli (co-authored by Wing Wah Tham and Johannes Skjeltorp) has been accepted for presentation at the 2012 European Finance Association in Copenhagen.
  • The paper 'Do Changes in the Timeliness of Loan Loss Recognition Affect Bank Risk Taking?' by Lars Norden (co-authored by Manuel Illueca and Gregory F. Udell) has been accepted for presentation at the 2013 American Finance Association Meetings in San Diego.
  • The paper 'Dispersion in Beliefs among Active Mutual Funds and the Cross-section of Stock Returns' by Hao Jiang (co-authored by Zheng Sun) has been accepted for presentation at the 2013 American Finance Association Meetings in San DIego.
  • The paper 'When do managers seek private equity backing in public-to-private transactions?' by Peter Roosenboom (co-authored by J. Fidrmuc, A. Palandri and D.J.C. van Dijk) is forthcoming in the Review of Finance.
April 2012:
  • The paper 'Corruption, growth, and governance: Private vs. state-owned firms in Vietnam' by Mathijs van Dijk (co-authored by Thuy Nguyen) is forthcoming in the Journal of Banking and Finance.
  • Marno Verbeek has become Associate Editor of 'De Economist' and 'Prikladnaya Ekonometrika / Прикладная эконометрика'. 
  • Marno Verbeek has been elected Board Member of the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM).
  • Dion Bongaerts will participate in the 4nations cup which will take place on May 11, 2012. The 4nations cup is a contest among the most promising young scholars in financial economics.
March 2012:
  • The paper 'Bidder Hubris and Founder Targets' by Marieke van der Poel and Frederik Schlingemann (co-authored by Nandu J. Nagarajan and Mehmet F. Yalin) has been accepted for presentation at the FSU Suntrust Beach Conference (selection 10 out of 170 papers) and 2012 Corporate Governance, Drexel University (selection 5 out of 70 papers). 
  • The paper 'Dispersion in Beliefs among Active Mutual Funds and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns' by Hao Jiang (co-authored by Zheng Sun) has been accepted for presentation at the Napa Conference on Financial Markets at the UC Davis (selection 6 out of 194 papers). 
February 2012:  
  • The 4th (updated and revised) edition of A Guide to Modern Econometrics by Marno Verbeek was published by John Wiley and Sons.
  • The paper ‘Valuing and pricing IPOs’ by  Peter Roosenboom is forthcoming in Journal of Banking & Finance.
  • The paper 'Venture Capital and Patented Innovation: Evidence from Europe' by Peter Roosenboom (co-authored by Alexander Popov) is forthcoming in Economic Policy. 
January 2012:
  • In January 2012 we awarded 15 CFA scholarships (worth approximately $15,000) to our top MsCFI students.
  • In January 2012 the RSM student team (mentored by Peter Roosenboom) entered into the finals of the Dutch/Belgium Local Finals of the CFA Institute Research Challenge. As part of this challenge students need to write and present an analyst report.  The finals were on February 15 in Amsterdam. The RSM team won first place for the best presentation and a prize of 500 euros. In the overall ranking (report and presentation) the RSM team came in second place after Tilburg University.

December 2011: 
  • The paper ‘Asset Pricing Restrictions on Predictability: Frictions Matter’ by Marta Szymanowska (co-authored with Frans de Roon) is forthcoming in Management Science 
  • Dion Bongaerts who has won the ERIM Award for Outstanding Performance by a Young Researcher.
  • Hao Jiang who has won the ERIM Top Article Award for his paper ‘Institutional investors, intangible information, and the book-to-market effect’ which was published in Journal of Financial Economics. 
  • The paper ´The Implied Cost of Capital: A New Approach´ by Mathijs van Dijk (co-authored by Kewei Hou and Yinglei Zhang) is forthcoming in the Journal of Accounting and Economics. 
November 2011:
  • On Thursday November 11th, 2011 Graduates of the first cohort of the newly-accredited MSc in Finance and Investments Programme (MSc F&I) received their diplom. 
  • Peter Roosenboom has been appointed as Associate Editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance and also the Multinational Finance Journal. 
  • The paper ‘Why Do Firms Go Public? The Role of the Product Market’ (by Peter Roosenboom, Abe de Jong, Teye Marra (University of Groningen) and Carel Huigen (University of Groningen) has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting. 
October 2011:
  • Dion Bongaerts won the EFA 2011 Best Conference Award for his paper ‘An Asset Pricing Approach to Liquidity Effects in Corporate Bond Markets (co-authored by Frank de Jong and Joost Driessen).  
July 2011:
  • The paper "Understanding commonality in liquidity around the world", by Mathijs van Dijk which is joint work with Andrew Karolyi and Kuan-Hui Lee is unconditionally accepted for the Journal of Financial Economics. 
  • The paper “The stock market price of commodity risk" (by Marta Szymanowska with Martijn Boons and Frans de Roon) has been accepted for the presentation at the 2012 AFA Chicago meeting.  
  • The paper “Banks’ use of credit derivatives and the pricing of loans: What is the channel and does It persist under adverse economic conditions?” (by Lars Norden, Consuelo Silva Buston and Wolf Wagner) has been accepted for presentation at the International Risk Management Conference 2011 in Amsterdam. 
  • The paper Sunshine trading: Flashes of trading intent at the NASDAQ (by Elvira Sojli, Wing Wah Tam and Johannes A. Skjeltorp) will be presented at the European Finance Association Meetings and the American Finance Association Meetings. 
  • The paper “The Impact of Government Intervention in Banks on Corporate Borrowers’ Stock Returns” (by Lars Norden, Peter Roosenboom and  Teng Wang) has been accepted for presentation at the European Finance Association 2011 Conference in Stockholm. 
  • The paper “The Impact of Government Intervention in Banks on Corporate Borrowers’ Stock Returns” (by Lars Norden, Peter Roosenboom and  Teng Wang), has been accepted for presentation at the IFABS 2011 Conference in Rome. 
  • The paper “Financial Constraints of Private Firms and Government Ownership in Banks” (by Patrick Behr, Lars Norden and Felix Noth), has been accepted for presentation at the IFABS 2011 Conference in Rome. 
  • The paper “Banks’ use of credit derivatives and the pricing of loans: What is the channel and does it persist under adverse economic conditions?” (by Lars Norden, Consuelo Silva Buston and Wolf Wagner) has been accepted for presentation at the IFABS 2011 Conference in Rome. 
  • The paper “Does Equity-Based Compensation Really Have a Dark Side? The Influence of Regulatory Discretion” (by Buhui Qiu with Mike Ferguson and Weihong Song) has been accepted for presentation at the FifthSingapore International Conference on Finance, July 19 & 20, 2011. This is one of the international finance conferences that have the lowest acceptance rate. Only 11 papers accepted (from 180 papers). 
     The same paper also has been accepted for presentation at the 2011 China International Conference in Finance organized by MIT and Tsinghua (acceptance rate 25% only). 
  • The paper “Endogenous Information Disclosure and Regulatory Reforms” (by Buhui Qiu with Renhui Fu and Yong Kim) has been accepted for presentation at the 2011 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting (FARS section). AAA (FARS) is the accounting conference that has the lowest acceptance rate, which is only 10-15%. The paper also has been accepted for presentation at the 2011 China International Conference in Finance organized by MIT and Tsinghua. 
  • The paper “Do Mutual Fund Managers Trade on Stock Intrinsic Values?”(by Marno VerbeekYu Wang and Rui Shen has been accepted for presentation at the EFA 2011 meetings in Stockholm, August 17-20, 2011. 
April 2011:
  • The paper "Corporate Financial Constraints, Bank Governance, and Financial System Stability" by Lars Norden (joint with Patrick Behr, Fundacao Getulio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, and Felix Noth, Goethe University Frankfurt) has been accepted for presentation at the FIRS 2011 Conference in Sydney. 
  • The paper “Bond Market Turnover and Credit Spread Changes” by Viorel Roscovan has been accepted for presentation at the FIRS 2011 Conference in Sydney.  
  • The paper "The Stock Market Price of Commodity Risk" by Marta Szymanowska (joint with Martijn Boons and Frans de Roon, Tilburg University) has been accepted for presentation at the FIRS 2011 Conference in Sydney. 
  • Mathijs Cosemans currently working at the University of Amsterdam will join our department as of December 1st, 2011 as an Assistant Professor. Mathijs has a PhD from Maastricht University. His research and teaching interests lie in the areas of Empirical Asset Pricing, Financial Econometrics, Behavioral Finance and Portfolio Choice. 
  • In May 2011 we will host Sheridan Titman, Miles Livingston, Randall Morck and Gregory Udell as visitors. More information can be found on our visitors website  
December 2010
  • The paper ‘Bargaining power and information in SME lending’ by Lars Norden (co-authored by Jens Grunert) has been accepted for publication in Small Business Economics. 
October 2010
  • The paper ‘Why Panel Tests of Purchasing Power Parity Should Allow for Heterogeneous Mean Reversion’ by Mathijs van Dijk and Ben Tims (co-authored by Kees Koedijk) is forthcoming in the Journal of International Money and Finance. 
  • The paper ‘Firms' debt-equity decisions when the static tradeoff theory and the pecking order theory disagree’ by Abe de JongMarno Verbeek (co-authored by Patrick Verwijmeren) is accepted for the Journal of Banking and Finance.
  • Mark Van Achter starts as assistant professor at RSM's Department of Finance. Mark comes from the University of Mannheim and has a PhD from Catholic University of Leuven. His research and teaching interests lie in the areas of Microstructure of Financial Markets, Information and Financial Markets, Experimental Finance, and Industrial Organization.
June 2010
  • The papers ‘Loan Growth and Riskiness of Banks’ by Lars Norden (co-authored by Daniel Foos and Martin Weber) and ‘Global Equity Fund Performance, Portfolio Concentration, and the Fundamental Law of Active Management’ by Joop Huij (co-authored by Jeroen Derwall) have been accepted for publication in the Journal of Banking and Finance.
  • The MSc in Finance & Investments has received the independent accreditation of the NVAO.
March 2010
  • The papers "The Implied Cost of Capital: A New Approach" by Mathijs van Dijk (and Kewei Hou), and "Do Higher-Moment Equity Risks Explain Hedge Fund Returns?" by Joop Huij (with Vikas Agarwal and Gurdip Bakshi) have been accepted for presentation at the 2010 Western Finance Association (WFA) Meetings, in Victoria, Canada (June 2010). 
  • Frederik-Paul Schlingemann joins our department as full professor. Frederik's research and teaching interests focus on financing and investment decisions in corporations, particularly related to mergers and acquisitions. He is also an associate professor of finance at the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh.
February 2010
  • Three top publications accepted! The paper “Derivative Pricing with Liquidity Risk: Theory and Evidence from the Credit Default Swap Market” by Dion Bongaerts (co-authored by Joost Driessen and Frank de Jong) has been accepted at The Journal of Finance. The paper “Credit Line Usage, Checking Account Activity, and Default Risk of Bank Borrowers” by Lars Norden (with Martin Weber) has been accepted at the Review of Financial Studies, and the paper “Why Do Convertible Issuers Simultaneously Repurchase Stock? An Arbitrage-Based Explanation” by Abe de Jong (with Marie Dutordoir and Patrick Verwijmeren) has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial Economics.

November 2009
  • The paper "Agglomeration Effects and Financial Performance" by Maarten Jennen (with Patrick Verwijmeren) has been accepted in Urban Studies.
  • Start of the RSM Finance Visitor Program. Each year several eminent finance scholars from top international schools are invited to visit our department for a period of one to four weeks. Our first guest is Allaudeen Hameed (National University of Singapore) from 29 November to 14 December 2009.  
  • In the Spring of 2010, we will host Miles Livingston (University of Florida) and Uli Hege (HEC Paris).
  • Dion Bongaerts starts as assistant professor at RSM's Department of Finance. Dion comes from University of Amsterdam's Finance Group, where he is expected to graduate from the PhD programme early 2010. His research and teaching interests lie in the areas of Credit Risk, Banking, Financial Econometrics, and Credit Risk Derivatives.
October 2009
  • The paper "An Anatomy of Commodity Futures Risk Premiums" by Marta Szymanowska (with Frans de Roon, Theo Nijman, and Rob van den Goorbergh) has been selected for presentation at the 2010 American Finance Association (AFA) Annual Meeting, in Atlanta.
September 2009
  • Lars Norden starts as assistant professor at RSM's finance department. Lars has a Ph.D. from the University of Manheim. His research and teaching interests lie in the areas of Financial Institutions, Empirical Banking, Empirical Finance, Credit Risk Transfer. 
August 2009
  • Buhui Qiu starts as assistant professor at RSM's finance department. Buhui has a Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati. His research and teaching interests lie in the areas of corporate finance, corporate governance, and financial institutions. 
July 2009
  • The paper "The market reaction to cross-listings: Does the destination market matter?" by Mathijs van Dijk and Peter Roosenboom has been accepted for publication in Journal of Banking and Finance. 
June 2009
  • The paper "Asset Pricing Restrictions on Predictability: Frictions Matter" by Marta Szymanowska (with Frans de Roon) has been selected for presentation at the 2009 Western Finance Association (WFA) Annual Meeting in San Diego.
March 2009
  • Elvira Sojli’s paper (with Lucio Sarno) “Exchange Rate Forecasting, Order Flow and Macroeconomic Information” has been accepted for publication in the Journal of International Economics.
February 2009
  • Hao Jiang’s paper “Institutional Investors, Intangible Information and the Book-to-Market Effect” has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial Economics.
December 2008
  • The paper “Testing the Pecking Order Theory: The Impact of Financing Surpluses and Large Financing Deficits” by Abe de Jong, Patrick Verwijmeren and Marno Verbeek has been accepted for publication in Financial Management.