Prof. Marno Verbeek

Marno Verbeek

Professor of Finance
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

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Marno Verbeek is a Professor of Finance at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM). 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), 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.

Professional experience

Full Professor

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


Key Publications (34)

Professional Publications (3)

  • E. Genc & M.J.C.M. Verbeek (2018). How independent research can improve investment decisions. RSM Discovery - Management Knowledge, 33 (1), 14-16.
  • 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
  • W.A. Marquering & M.J.C.M. Verbeek (2004). De Wet van Murphy in de Aandelenmarkt. VBA Journaal, 19 (4), 24-29.

Work in Progress (3)

  • R. Shen, M.J.C.M. Verbeek & Y. Wang (2019). Fundamental Analysis, Mutual Fund Trading and Fund Performance. (Preprints). :
  • G.P. Baquero & M.J.C.M. Verbeek (2019). Hedge Fund Flows and Performance Streaks: How Investors Weigh Information. (Preprints). : working paper
  • T.C. Dyakov, H. Jiang & M.J.C.M. Verbeek (2019). Trading is Hazardous to Your Wealth: Evidence from Mutual Funds around the World. (Preprints). Rotterdam: Rotterdam

Scholarly Publications (57)

Semi Scientific Publications


Editorial positions

  • De Economist

    Associate Editor

Side positions

  • Netspar

    Research Coordinator


Media item

  • Nieuwe wetenschappelijke directeur ERIM

    Professor Pursey Heugens succeeds Professor Marno Verbeek as Scientific Director of the Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM), the joint research institute of Rotterdam School of Management and Erasmus School of…

Discovery item

How independent research can improve investment decisions

Investment fund ratings are often based on the past. But a popular analytics firm rates expected future performances. Does that work well?


Applied Econometrics

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016, 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: BERMMC005
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master

Alternative investments: beyond stocks and bonds

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BKBMIN009
  • Level: Bachelor, Bachelor 3, Bachelor 3

Finance & Investments Honours Programme

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BMHON1FI
  • ECTS: 10 Level: Master

Portfolio management

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BMME020
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Research methods in finance

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMRMFI
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Master

Past courses

FI master thesis

  • Study year: 2018/2019
  • Code: BMMTFI
  • ECTS: 16

Living Management

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BM20FI-A
  • ECTS: 8 Level: Master

Professional Asset Management

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017
  • Code: BM07FI-A
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Publishing Strategy

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017
  • Code: BERMSKL010
  • ECTS: 1 Level: Master

Panel Data Econometrics: Theory and Practice

  • Study year: 2017/2018, 2015/2016, 2013/2014
  • Code: BERMSS004
  • ECTS: 3 Level: Master

Seminar Asset Pricing 1

  • Study year: 2016/2017
  • Code: BERMAMC007
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master

Seminar Asset Pricing 2

  • Study year: 2016/2017
  • Code: BERMASC032
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master

Quantitative Methods for Applied Economics

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: FEM11087
  • ECTS: 4