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Marno Verbeek is a Professor of Finance at  Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM). He is currently Head of Deparment. Previously, he was Dean of Research of RSM and Academic Director of the Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM) from 1 July 2011 until 15 July 2017.  His recent research is largely in the area of empirical finance with a particular focus on mutual funds, hedge funds, asset pricing, investment strategies, survival bias and performance evaluation. He is the author of the textbook A Guide to Modern Econometrics (5th ed, 2017), the textbook Panel Methods for Finance (2022), and has published articles in international scholarly journals including the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Management Science, the Review of Finance, the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of Empirical Finance, Financial Management, the Journal of Financial Markets, the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Review of Economics and Statistics, the Journal of Econometrics and the International Economic Review. He received his PhD from Tilburg University in 1991.

Publications

Academic (42)
  • Baquero, G., & Verbeek, M. (2021). Hedge Fund Flows and Performance Streaks: How Investors Weigh Information. Management Science, 68(6), 4151-4172. https://doi.org/10.1287/mnsc.2021.4067, https://doi.org/10.1287/mnsc.2021.4067

  • Dyakov, T., Jiang, H., & Verbeek, M. (2020). Trade Less and Exit Overcrowded Markets: Lessons from International Mutual Funds. Review of Finance, 24(3), 677-731. https://doi.org/10.1093/rof/rfz014

  • Dyakov, T., & Verbeek, M. (2018). Can Mutual Fund Investors Distinguish Good from Bad Managers? International Review of Finance, 19(3), 505-540. https://doi.org/10.1111/irfi.12187

  • Armstrong, WJ., Genc, E., & Verbeek, M. (2017). Going for Gold: An Analysis of Morningstar Analyst Ratings. Management Science, 65(5), 2310-2327. https://doi.org/10.1287/mnsc.2017.2884

  • Jiang, H., Verbeek, M., & Wang, Y. (2014). Information Content when Mutual Funds Deviate from Benchmarks. Management Science, 60(8), 2038-2053. https://doi.org/10.1287/mnsc.2013.1847

  • Verbeek, M., & Wang, Y. (2013). Better than the Original? The Relative Success of Copycat Funds. Journal of Banking and Finance, 37(9), 3454-3471. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2013.04.024

  • Blitz, D., Huij, J., Lansdorp, SD., & Verbeek, M. (2013). Short-Term Residual Reversal. Journal of Financial Markets, 16(3), 477-504. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.finmar.2012.10.005

  • Dyakov, T., & Verbeek, M. (2013). Front-Running of Mutual Fund Fire-Sales. Journal of Banking and Finance, 37(12), 4931-4942. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2013.08.013

  • de Jong, A., Verbeek, M., & Verwijmeren, P. (2012). Does financial flexibility reduce investment distortions? The Journal of Financial Research, 35(2), 243-259. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-6803.2012.01316.x

  • de Jong, A., Verbeek, M., & Verwijmeren, P. (2011). Firms' debt-equity decisions when the static tradeoff theory and the pecking order theory disagree. Journal of Banking and Finance, 35(5), 1303-1314. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2010.10.006

  • de Jong, A., Verbeek, M., & Verwijmeren, P. (2010). The impact of financing surpluses and large financing deficits on tests of the pecking order theory. Financial Management - FM, 39(2), 733-756. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-053X.2010.01090.x

  • Brounen, D., Porras Prado, M., & Verbeek, M. (2010). Real Estate in an ALM Framework: The Case of Fair Value Accounting. Real Estate Economics, 38(4), 775-804. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6229.2010.00283.x

  • Hoogerheide, LF., Kleijn, R., Ravazzolo, F., van Dijk, HK., & Verbeek, M. (2010). Forecast Accuracy and Economic Gains from Bayesian Model Averaging Using Time-Varying Weights. Journal of Forecasting, 29(1/2), 251-269. https://doi.org/10.1002/for.1145

  • Huij, J., & Verbeek, M. (2009). On the Use of Multifactor Models to Evaluate Mutual Fund Performance. Financial Management - FM, 38(1), 75-102. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-053X.2009.01029.x

  • Rombouts, JVK., & Verbeek, M. (2009). Evaluating Portfolio Value-at-Risk using Semi-Parametric GARCH Models. Quantitative Finance, 9(6), 737-745. https://doi.org/10.1080/14697680902785284

  • Kole, E., Koedijk, CG., & Verbeek, M. (2007). Selecting copulas for risk management. Journal of Banking and Finance, 31(8), 2405-2423. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2006.09.010

  • Huij, J., & Verbeek, M. (2007). Cross-Sectional Learning and Short-Run Persistence in Mutual Fund Performance. Journal of Banking and Finance, 31(3), 973-997. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2006.08.002

  • ter Horst, JR., & Verbeek, M. (2007). Fund Liquidation, Self-Selection and Look-Ahead Bias in the Hedge Fund Industry. Review of Finance, 11(4), 605-632. https://doi.org/10.1093/rof/rfm012

  • Kole, E., Koedijk, CG., & Verbeek, M. (2006). Portfolio Implications of Systemic Crises. Journal of Banking and Finance, 30(8), 2347-2369. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2005.08.006

  • Baquero, GP., ter Horst, JR., & Verbeek, M. (2005). Survival, Look-Ahead Bias and Persistence in Hedge Fund Performance. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 40(3), 493-517. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/12614

  • ter Horst, JR., & Verbeek, M. (2005). Hedgefondsen: Prestaties uit het verleden bieden verwachtingen voor de toekomst. MAB, 79(4), 168-173.

  • Verbeek, M., & Vella, F. (2005). Estimating Dynamic Models from Repeated Cross-Sections. Journal of Econometrics, 127(1), 83-102. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeconom.2004.06.004

  • Marquering, WA., & Verbeek, M. (2004). A Multivariate Nonparametric Test for Return and Volatility Timing. Finance Research Letters, 1(3), 250-260. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.frl.2004.07.002

  • Marquering, WA., & Verbeek, M. (2004). The Economic Value of Predicting Stock Index Returns and Volatility. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 39(2), 407-429. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022109000003136

  • Nijman, T., Swinkels, LM., & Verbeek, M. (2004). Do countries or industries explain momentum in Europe? Journal of Empirical Finance, 11(4), 461-481. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jempfin.2004.02.001

  • ter Horst, JR., Nijman, T., & Verbeek, M. (2001). Eliminating look-ahead bias in evaluating persistence in mutual fund performance. Journal of Empirical Finance, 8(4), 345-373. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0927-5398(01)00032-9

  • ter Horst, JR., & Verbeek, M. (2000). Estimating Short-Run Persistence in Mutual Fund Performance. The Review of Economics and Statistics, 82(4), 646-655. https://doi.org/10.1162/003465300558984

  • Marquering, WA., & Verbeek, M. (1999). An Empirical Analysis of Intertemporal Asset Pricing Models with Transactions Costs and Habit Persistence. Journal of Empirical Finance, 6(3), 243-265. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0927-5398(99)00003-1

  • Vella, F., & Verbeek, M. (1999). Two-step estimation of Panel Data Models with Censored Endogenous Variables and Selection Bias. Journal of Econometrics, 90(2), 239-263. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0304-4076(98)00043-8

  • Verbeek, M., & Vella, F. (1999). Estimating and Interpreting Models with Endogenous Treatment Effects. Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 17(4), 473-478. https://doi.org/10.2307/1392404

  • Rummery, S., Vella, F., & Verbeek, M. (1999). Estimating the returns to education for Australian youth via rank-order instrumental variables. Labour Economics, 6(4), 491-507. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0927-5371(98)00016-5

  • Vella, F., & Verbeek, M. (1998). Whose wages do unions raise? A dynamic model of unionism and wage rate determination for young men. Journal of Applied Econometrics, 13(2), 163-183. https://doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1099-1255(199803/04)13:2<163::AID-JAE460>3.0.CO;2-Y

  • Verbeek, MJCM. (1995). Alternative transformations to eliminate fixed effects. Econometric Reviews, 14(2), 205-211. https://doi.org/10.1080/07474939508800315

  • Verbeek, M. (1993). Missing measurements in econometric models with no auxiliary relations. Economics Letters, 43(2), 125-128. https://doi.org/10.1016/0165-1765(93)90024-7

  • Verbeek, M., & Nijman, T. (1993). Minimum MSE Estimation of a Regression Model with Fixed Effects from a Series of Cross-Sections. Journal of Econometrics, 59(1-2), 125-136.

  • Nijman, T., & Verbeek, M. (1992). Nonresponse in panel data: The impact on estimates of a life cycle consumption function. Journal of Applied Econometrics, 7(3), 243-257. https://doi.org/10.1002/jae.3950070303

  • Verbeek, M., & Nijman, T. (1992). Testing for Selectivity Bias in Panel Data Models. International Economic Review, 33(3), 681-703.

  • Nijman, T., & Verbeek, M. (1992). The Optimal Choice of Controls and Pre-Experimental Observations. Journal of Econometrics, 51(1-2), 183-189.

  • Nijman, T., & Verbeek, M. (1992). Can Cohort Data Be Treated as Genuine Panel Data? Empirical Economics (Heidelberg), 17, 9-24. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01192471

  • Nijman, T., Verbeek, M., & van Soest, AHO. (1991). The Efficiency of Rotating-Panel Designs in an Analysis-of-Variance Model. Journal of Econometrics, 49(3), 373-399. https://doi.org/10.1016/0304-4076(91)90003-V

  • Nijman, T., & Verbeek, M. (1990). Estimation of Time Dependent Parameters in Linear Models Using Cross Sections, Panels or Both. Journal of Econometrics, 46(3), 333-346.

  • Verbeek, M. (1990). On the estimation of a fixed effects model with selectivity bias. Economics Letters, 34(3), 267-270. https://doi.org/10.1016/0165-1765(90)90129-O

Professional (2)
  • Genc, E., & Verbeek, M. (2018). How independent research can improve investment decisions. RSM Discovery - Management Knowledge, 33(1), 14-16. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/105617

  • Marquering, WA., & Verbeek, M. (2004). De Wet van Murphy in de Aandelenmarkt. VBA Journaal, 19(4), 24-29.

Academic (7)
  • Verbeek, M. (2021). Panel Methods for Finance: A Guide to Panel Data Econometrics for Financial Applications. De Gruyter. De Gruyter Studies in the Practice of Econometrics Vol. 1

  • Verbeek, M. (2017). A Guide to Modern Econometrics, 5th edition. John Wiley & Sons Inc.

  • Verbeek, M. (2014). Moderne Oekonometrie. Wiley-VCH.

  • Verbeek, M. (2012). A Guide to Modern Econometrics, 4th edition. John Wiley & Sons Inc.

  • Verbeek, M. (2008). A Guide to Modern Econometrics, 3rd edition. John Wiley & Sons Inc.

  • Verbeek, M. (2004). A Guide to Modern Econometrics, 2nd edition. John Wiley & Sons Inc. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/12611

  • Verbeek, M. (2000). A guide to modern econometrics. John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

Academic (8)
  • Baquero, GP., & Verbeek, M. (2021). Hedge Fund Flows. In D. Cumming, S. Johan, & G. Wood (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Hedge Funds (pp. 64-86). Oxford University Press.

  • Verbeek, M. (2009). Nondirectional. In G. N. Gregoriou (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Alternative Investments (pp. 319-319). Chapman & Hall/CRC.

  • Verbeek, M. (2009). Modified Sharpe Ratio. In G. N. Gregoriou (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Alternative Investments (pp. 303-304). Chapman & Hall/CRC.

  • Verbeek, M. (2009). Alternative Asset Class. In G. N. Gregoriou (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Alternative Investments (pp. 16-16). Chapman & Hall/CRC.

  • Verbeek, M. (2009). Redemption Period. In G. N. Gregoriou (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Alternative Investments (pp. 392-392). Chapman & Hall/CRC.

  • Honoré, B., Vella, F., & Verbeek, M. (2008). Attrition, Selection Bias and Censored Regressions. In L. Matyas, & P. Sevestre (Eds.), The Econometrics of Panel Data: Fundamentals and Recent Developments in Theory and Practice (pp. 385-418). Springer-Verlag.

  • Honoré, B., Vella, F., & Verbeek, M. (2008). Attrition, Selection Bias and Censored Regressions. In Advanced Studies in Theoretical and Applied Econometrics (pp. 385-418). Kluwer/Springer. Advanced Studies in Theoretical and Applied Econometrics Vol. 46 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-75892-1_12

  • Verbeek, M. (2008). Pseudo Panels and Repeated Cross-Sections. In L. Matyas, & P. Sevestre (Eds.), The Econometrics of Panel Data: Fundamentals and Recent Developments in Theory and Practice (pp. 369-383). Springer-Verlag.

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Popular (1)
  • Verbeek, M. (2002). Onweerlegbaar bewijs? Over het belang en de waarde van empirisch onderzoek voor financierings- en beleggingsvraagstukken. Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM). http://hdl.handle.net/1765/343

Academic (7)
  • Ravazzolo, F., van Dijk, H., & Verbeek, M. (2007). Predictive gains from forecast combinations using time-varying model weights. (Econometric Institute Report EI 2007-26 ed.) Econometrics. Econometric Institute Report Vol. EI 2007-26

  • Kole, E., Koedijk, CG., & Verbeek, M. (2004). The effects of systemic crises when investors can be crisis ignorant. (Report Series in Management 2004-027FA ed.) Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM). Report Series in Management Vol. 2004-027FA

  • Swinkels, LM., van der Sluis, PJ., & Verbeek, M. (2003). Market timing: a decomposition of mutual fund returns. (ERIM Report Series Research in Management 2003 074-F&A ed.) Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM). ERIM Report Series Research in Management 2003 Vol. 074-F&A

  • Kole, E., Koedijk, CG., & Verbeek, M. (2003). Stress testing with Student's t dependence. (Report Series in Management 2003-056FA ed.) Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM). Report Series in Management Vol. 2003-056FA

  • Verbeek, M., & Vella, F. (2002). Estimating dynamic models from repeated cross-sections. (Econometric Institute EI 2002-05 ed.) Econometric Institute Vol. EI 2002-05

  • Verbeek, M., Nijman, T., & Swinkels, LM. (2002). Do countries or industries explain momentum in Europe. (ERIM Report Series 2002 91-F&A ed.) Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM). ERIM Report Series 2002 Vol. 91-F&A

  • Verbeek, M., & de Goeij, PC. (2000). An Empirical Analysis of Affine Term Structure Models using the Generalized Method of Moments. december

Professional (1)
  • de Jong, A., Roosenboom, P., Verbeek, M., & Verwijmeren, P. (2007). Hedgefondsen en private equity in Nederland. Ministerie van Financiën.

Academic (3)
  • Dyakov, T., Jiang, H., & Verbeek, M. (2019). Trading is Hazardous to Your Wealth: Evidence from Mutual Funds around the World. Rotterdam. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2687169

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

    . ssrn.com/abstract=2166826.

  • Hoogerheide, LF., Kleijn, RH., Ravazzolo, F., van Dijk, H., & Verbeek, M. (2010). Forecast Accuracy and Economic Gains from Bayesian Model Averaging Using Time-Varying Weights. Econometric Institute. EI reprint reeks Vol. EI-1538

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