Prof. Mathijs van Dijk

Mathijs van Dijk

Endowed Professor of Business Administration, with particular reference to Financial Markets
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Profile

Mathijs A. van Dijk (personal website for recent working papers, data, etc.) is professor of finance at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).

His research focus is international finance and investments. He has published in leading academic journals such as the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Accounting and Economics, and the Review of Finance.

Professor van Dijk has presented his work extensively at international conferences and seminars at academic institutions including, among others, Boston College, Dartmouth, Duke, Harvard, HEC Paris, INSEAD, and UCLA. He is also a frequent speaker at industry events and has written for practitioner-oriented journals such as the Financial Analysts Journal. His work has been covered by, e.g., The Economist, the New York Times, Volkskrant, NRC, VOXEU, the World Bank "All About Finance" blog, the Oxford Business Law Blog, and the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation.

Professor van Dijk has been a visiting graduate student at Warwick Business School and Princeton University and a visiting research scholar at the Ohio State University, Duke University, and UCLA. He obtained his MSc in Econometrics (cum laude) from Erasmus University and his PhD in Finance from Maastricht University. In 2008, he received a 600,000 euro Vidi-grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for a five-year research program on "Liquidity Black Holes". In 2014, he held his inaugural address as a finance professor (entitled “The Social Value of Finance”).

Professional experience

Full Professor

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

Endowed Professor

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

Publications

Key Publications (16)

Professional Publications

Scholarly Publications (29)

Other

Recognition

Editorial positions

  • Journal of Empirical Finance

    Associate Editor

Media

Media items

Discovery items

Does climate change affect global innovation?

In history, surges of innovation often suddenly occurred after long uneventful periods. Did climate change pressure people to innovate?

What makes new stock markets successful?

A successful financial market can help grow a developing economy. But what determines its success?

Mathijs van Dijk: Financial crises reduce life expectancy

Mathijs van Dijk explains how banking crises can affect the nation's health - and not just the financial world.

Courses

Macroeconomics & Institutional Context

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BAP070

Macro-economical and institutional context

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BKB008

Investments

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BM01FI
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Corporate finance

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BM02FI
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Risk management

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BM04FI
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Financial analysis & valuation

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

Master thesis orientation and topic selection

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BM06FI
  • ECTS: 1 Level: Master

Business ethics

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BM07FI
  • ECTS: 1 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Finance & Investments Honours Programme

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

Portfolio management

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMME020
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Derivatives

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMME021
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Banking and financial intermediation

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMME023
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Treasury management

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME024
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master, Master

Mergers and acquisitions

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMME025
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Advanced valuation & value creation

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMME027
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

FinTech

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME028
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Real Estate Finance and Economics

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME030
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Entrepreneurial finance & private equity

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME034
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Financial modeling

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMME036
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Quantitative Methods for Finance

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME097
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Financial Distress and Corporate Restructuring

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME098
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Sustainable Finance

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMME113
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Behavioral Finance

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME115
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master, Master

Financial Analytics

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME116
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Private Equity

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME132
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

FI master thesis

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMMTFI
  • ECTS: 16

Research methods in finance

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

MSc Finance & Investments

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BMTTFI

Past courses

Alternative investments: beyond stocks and bonds

  • Study year: 2018/2019
  • Code: BKBMIN009
  • ECTS: 15 Level: Bachelor, Bachelor 3, Bachelor 3

Corporate Finance

  • Study year: 2018/2019
  • Code: BM02FI-A
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Master

Corporate Governance

  • Study year: 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME114
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master

Fixed Income and Its Applications

  • Study year: 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME031
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Investments

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017
  • Code: BM05FI-A
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Master

Seminar Asset Pricing 1

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: BERMAMC007
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master

Seminar Asset Pricing 2

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: BERMASC032
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master

Trading and exchanges

  • Study year: 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME033
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Investments

  • Study year: 2014/2015
  • Code: RSM01FI
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master