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Joop Huij is Associate Profesor of Finance at Rotterdam School of Management.


His research interests include stock selection strategies, mutual funds and hedge funds, emerging markets, real estate, and fixed-income securities.


His research has been published in journals like Financial Management, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance, Financial Analyst Journal, European Financial Management, and Emerging Markets Review.


Academic (15)
Professional (3)
  • Blitz, D., Houweling, P., Huij, J., Rejeb, S., & Swinkels, L. (2010). Can theoretical risk premiums be captured by investing in passive funds? VBA Journaal, 26(4), 12-15.

  • Huij, J., & Brounen, D. (2010). Lucky bets and hot hands - Is your fund manager really performing? RSM Insight, 2(1), 10-11.

  • Brounen, D., & Huij, J. (2004). De Woningmarkt bestaat niet. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 89(4429), 126-128.

Internal (1)
  • Huij, J. (2007). New Insights into Mutual Funds - Performance and Family Strategies. [Doctoral Thesis, Erasmus University Rotterdam]. Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR).

Academic (1)
  • Huij, J., Lansdorp, SD., & Verbeek, M. (2012). Managerial Turnover and the Behavior of Mutual Fund Investors.


Quantitative Investment Strategies

  • Study year: 2023/2024, 2022/2023, 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMME036
  • Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Past courses

FI master thesis

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

Quant and Factor Investing

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017
  • Code: BM09FI-A
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Finance & Investments honours course

  • Study year: 2015/2016
  • Code: BMHONFI
  • ECTS: 10 Level: Master

Professional asset management

  • Study year: 2015/2016
  • Code: BMME032
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Finance & Investments honours programme

  • Study year: 2014/2015
  • Code: RSMHONFI
  • ECTS: 10 Level: Master

Professional asset management

  • Study year: 2014/2015
  • Code: RSMME031
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Featured in the media

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