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Erik Peek is Professor of Financial Reporting & Valuation at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM). Professor Peek conducts research in the areas of financial analysis, accounting and valuation, earnings forecasting, and international financial accounting. He has published articles in major academic journals including, among others, Contemporary Accounting Research, the Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, the Journal of International Accounting Research, and the European Accounting Review, and is the co-author of the textbook Business Analysis and Valuation: IFRS Edition. Prior to joining RSM, Professor Peek was an associate professor at Maastricht University in the Netherlands. He has been a visiting associate professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He received his doctorate from VU University Amsterdam in 2001 and has been a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder since 2002.


Academic (8)
  • van Raak, JJF., Peek, E., Meuwissen, R., & Schelleman, C. (2020). The Effect of Audit Market Structure on Audit Quality and Audit Pricing in the Private-Client Market. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 47(3-4), 456-488.

  • Peek, E., Meuwissen, R., Moers, F., & Vanstraelen, A. (2013). Comparing Abnormal Accruals Estimates across Samples: An International Test. The European Accounting Review, 22(3), 533-572.

  • Peek, E., Cuijpers, RJR., & Buijink, WFJ. (2010). Creditors' and shareholders' reporting demands in public versus private Firms: Evidence from Europe. Contemporary Accounting Research, 27(1), 49-91.

  • Cuijpers, RJR., & Peek, E. (2010). Reporting frequency, information precision and private information acquisition. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 37(1/2), 27-59.

  • Peek, E. (2007). Discussion - An empirical analysis of CEO risk aversion and the propensity to smooth earnings volatility. Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, 22(2), 237-247.

  • Peek, E. (2005). The influence of accounting changes on financial analysts¿ forecast accuracy and forecasting superiority: Evidence from the Netherlands. The European Accounting Review, 14(2), 261-295.

  • Coppens, L., & Peek, E. (2005). An analysis of earnings management by European private firms. Journal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation, 14(1), 1-17.

  • Peek, E. (2004). The use of discretionary provisions in earnings management: Evidence from the Netherlands. Journal of International Accounting Research, 3(2), 27-43.

Academic (1)
  • Palepu, K., Healy, P., & Peek, E. (2022). Business Analysis and Valuation: IFRS Edition. Cengage Learning.

Academic (1)
  • Hoogendoorn, M., & Peek, E. (1999). Stelselwijzigingen.

External (1)
  • Peek, E. (2001). Discretion in Financial Reporting and Properties of Analysts¿ Earnings Forecasts. VU University Amsterdam.

Popular (1)

Academic (1)
  • Deumes, R., Meuwissen, R., Peek, E., Schelleman, C., & Vanstraelen, A. (2010). The Value of Audit. Maastricht Accounting, Auditing and Information Management Center (MARC) - Maastricht University.


Past courses

Advanced Statistics & Programming

  • Study year: 2022/2023
  • Code: BM01BAM
  • Level: Master

Analytics in Accounting & Financial Management

  • Study year: 2022/2023
  • Code: BM08AFM
  • Level: ERIM, Exchange, IM/CEMS, Master

Data Management & Ethics

  • Study year: 2022/2023
  • Code: BM02BAM
  • Level: Master

Experimentation & Causal Inference

  • Study year: 2022/2023, 2020/2021
  • Code: BM03BAM
  • Level: Master

Principles of Financial Modeling

  • Study year: 2022/2023
  • Code: BM08BAM
  • Level: Master

Accounting Analytics

  • Study year: 2020/2021
  • Code: BMME001
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Business Analysis and Valuation

  • Study year: 2020/2021
  • Code: BKBMIN053
  • Level: Bachelor, Bachelor 3, Bachelor 3

Financial analysis & valuation

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BM05FI
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Business Analysis and Valuation

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BM04AFM
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Nmaster

Financial analysis and valuation

  • Study year: 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: RSM04AC
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master

Financial analysis

  • Study year: 2013/2014, 2012/2013
  • Code: BKM04AC
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master

Financial analysis CFA

  • Study year: 2013/2014, 2012/2013
  • Code: BKM04ACA
  • ECTS: 4

Financial reporting and analysis

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: RSMME022
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

International finance and control

  • Study year: 2012/2013
  • Code: BKMME109
  • ECTS: 10 Level: Master, Master

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