Prof. Abe de Jong

Abe de Jong

Professor of Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Profile

Abe de Jong is a professor of corporate finance and corporate governance at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).

His research and teaching interests are in the area of empirical corporate finance and include capital structure choice, dividend policy, risk management, corporate investment and divestment policies, and corporate governance.

In addition, his work also examines the history of governance and finance in the Netherlands.

Professor de Jong obtained his PhD in finance from Tilburg University in 1999.

Professional experience

Full Professor

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Finance

Publications

Professional Publications (30)

  • A. de Jong, D. Schoenmaker, M. Gruenwald & A. Pala (2018). Large Shareholders in Corporate Governance. : Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
  • A. Rajamani, M. van der Poel, A. De Jong & S. Ongena (2016). How does international diversification influence advisor performance on cross-border M&A? (International Banker).
  • A. de Jong, C. Colvin & P.T. Fliers (2014). De bankencrisis van de Jaren twintig. Economisch-Statistische Berichten , 437-440.
  • A. de Jong, R.B.H. Hooghiemstra & M. van Rinsum (2013). Attracting non-executive directors to the board. RSM Insight, 15 (3), 11-12.
  • A. De Jong, C. Huijgen, T.A. Marra & P.G.J. Roosenboom (2012). Why do firms go public? RSM Insight, 9 (1), 18-19.
  • A. de Jong, Marieke Van der Poel & M. Wolfswinkel (2007). Waardevermeerdering of waardevernietiging: corporate governance en acquisities in Nederland. Finance en Control, 5 (oktober), 27-30.
  • A. De Jong, P.G.J. Roosenboom, M.J.C.M. Verbeek & P. Verwijmeren (2007). Hedgefondsen en private equity in Nederland. (Extern rapport). Den Haag: Ministerie van Financien
  • A. De Jong & A. Roëll (2005). Financing and control in the Netherlands: a historical perspective. In R.K. Morck (Ed.), A history of corporate governance around the world (pp. 467-515). Chicago: University of Chicago Press
  • D. Brounen, A. De Jong & C.G. Koedijk (2005). De praktijk van investeringstheorie. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 90 (4463), 268-269.
  • O. Couwenberg & A. De Jong (2005). De 'black box' van de stille reorganisatie geopend. Ondernemingsrecht , 397-403.
  • A. De Jong, D.V. de Jong, G.M.H. Mertens & Ch. Wasley (2004). International corporate governance and performance. (Extern rapport). Rotterdam: SCGOP
  • R.B.H. Hooghiemstra, A. De Jong, G.M.H. Mertens & P.G.J. Roosenboom (2004). Bedrijven op goede weg met code-Tabaksblat. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 89 (4444), 502-504.
  • H. Donker, R.B.H. Hooghiemstra, A. De Jong, G.M.H. Mertens & P.G.J. Roosenboom (2004). Corporate governance in Nederland 2004: De opvolging van de code geïnventariseerd. (Extern rapport). Amsterdam: NCGS/NICG
  • A. De Jong & P.G.J. Roosenboom (2003). De achilleshiel van Tabaksblat. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 88 (4411), 392-393.
  • A. De Jong, G.M.H. Mertens & P.G.J. Roosenboom (2003). Weinig aandeelhouders houden serieus toezicht. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 88 (4419), 532-534.
  • A. De Jong, G.M.H. Mertens & P.G.J. Roosenboom (2003). Aandeelhoudersvergaderingen in Nederland 1998-2002. (Extern rapport). Rotterdam: Erasmus
  • J. Beenakker & A. De Jong (2003). Allianties: waardevolle strategie? Tijdschrift voor Corporate Finance, 8 (3/4), 8-20.
  • A. De Jong & P.G.J. Roosenboom (2002). Inventarisatie corporate governance bij Nederlandse beursondernemingen. In Corporate governance in Nederland 2002: De stand van zaken . Nederlandse Corporate Governance Stichting
  • A. De Jong, J. Ligterink & V. Macrae (2002). Valuta-exposure van Nederlandse ondernemingen: een empirisch onderzoek. Tijdschrift voor Corporate Finance, 7 , 6-17.
  • A. De Jong & P.G.J. Roosenboom (2002). De balans na vijf jaar Peters. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 87 , 924-927.
  • M. van den Einde & A. De Jong (2001). Onderwaardering van Nederlandse ondernemingen: de visie van top-managers en analisten. Tijdschrift voor Corporate Finance, 6 (2), 6-19.
  • G. Hilgers, A. De Jong & A. Verboven (2001). Beursnotering: een lust of een last. Economisch-Statistische Berichten , 788-790.
  • D.V. de Jong, A. De Jong, G.M.H. Mertens & Ch. Wasley (2001). De aandeelhouder wint? Economisch-Statistische Berichten , 164-166.
  • A. De Jong (2000). 'Corporate governance en vermogensstructuur'. Treasury, 2 (1/2), 35-41.
  • A. De Jong, P.W.. Moerland & Th.E. Nijman (2000). Zeggenschapsverhoudingen en financiele prestaties. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 85 (4254), 368-371.
  • A. De Jong & C. Veld (2000). 'Inkoop van eigen aandelen: internationaal empirisch onderzoek'. Risico & Rendement, 29 (Dec), D.9.4-01-D.9.4-20.
  • A. De Jong (1999). 'Corporate governance en vermogensstructuur'. Tijdschrift Financieel Management, 19 (5), 38-44.
  • A. De Jong & C. Veld (1999). 'Unilever's superdividend'. Economisch-Statistische Berichten , 163-163.
  • A. De Jong, C. Veld & J. Grazell (1998). 'Alternatieve onderzoeksmethoden in de ondernemingsfinanciering'. MAB, 72 (5), 259-267.
  • A. De Jong (1997). 'Het meten van de hedge-effectiviteit van valuta-futures'. Tijdschrift voor Corporate Finance, 2 , 83-94.

Work in Progress (3)

  • A. de Jong & F.M.M. de Goey (2019). Business groups in the Netherlands. In The Oxford handbook of handbook of business groups in the West . -: Asli Colpan and Takashi Hikino
  • A. de Jong, T. Marra & H.C. van Beusichem (2019). The price impact of block trades in the Netherlands. International Journal of Corporate Governance .
  • A. de Jong (2019). Guest Editorial on New Business History. Business History .

Scholarly Publications (84)

Recognition

Side positions

  • University of Groningen

    Professor of Financial Accounting

Media

Media items

  • Over Geld en Macht

    An article regarding the 'Over Geld en Macht' book recently published of the research project BINT on the businesses in the 20th century led by Gerarda Westerhuis and Abe de Jong.

  • How Does International Diversification Influence Advisor Performance on Cross-border M&A?

    An introduction to the recent article “The international diversification of banks and the value of their cross-border M&A advice” written by Anjana Rajamani, Marieke van der Poel, Abe de Jong and Steven Ongena. The article...

  • Transparency, corporate governance and firm performance in the Netherlands

    An article exploring the relations between transparency, corporate governance and performance for Dutch exchange-listed firms over 1997-2007.

  • Kroniek ondernemingsrecht

    Research conducted by Dirk Schoenmaker, Professor of Banking and Finance, and Abe de Jong, Professor of Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance, both from RSM has been mentioned in an article. Their research, "Large...

Discovery items

Which bank survives a crisis?

During the recent financial crisis some banks collapsed but others did not. Why do some banks fail during a crisis, while others get off without a scratch?

Societal dynamics can compromise financial markets’ efficiency

New research by Ivana Naumovska reveals that sociological biases such as prejudice influence how, why, and when financial markets react to corporate actions.

Attracting non-executive directors to the board

Companies that are performing poorly need to consider new board members’ intrinsic motivations and the potential for enhancing their reputation if they are to improve the effectiveness of their board.

Why do firms go public?

Past courses

Corporate finance

  • Study year: 2017/2018
  • Code: BM02FI
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master

Seminar Corporate Finance 1

  • Study year: 2017/2018
  • Code: BERMAMC006
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master

Seminar Corporate Finance 2

  • Study year: 2017/2018
  • Code: BERMASC031
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master

Behavioural corporate finance

  • Study year: 2015/2016
  • Code: BMME029
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master

Grenzeloos kapitalisme

  • Study year: 2015/2016, 2013/2014
  • Code: BKBMIN031
  • ECTS: 15 Level: Bachelor 3

Behavioural corporate finance

  • Study year: 2014/2015
  • Code: RSMME028
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master

Empirical corporate finance

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: RSMME081
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Innovations and financial markets

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: RSMME027
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

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