Prof. Mathijs van Dijk

Mathijs van Dijk

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”). 

Publications

  • Academic (3)
    • Flood, MD., Koedijk, CG. K., Dijk, M., & van Leeuwen, IW. (2010). Securities Trading, Asymmetric Information, and Market Transparency. In G. N. Gregoriou (Ed.), The Handbook of Trading: Strategies for Navigating and Profiting from Currency, Bond, and Stock Markets (pp. 317-341). Mcgraw Hill.

    • Nguyen, TT., & Dijk, M. (2009). Corruption and Public Governance: Evidence from Vietnam. In G.N. Gregoriou (Ed.), Emerging Markets: Performance, Analysis and Innovation (pp. 693-713). Chapman-Hall/Taylor and Francis London, UK. Boca Raton

    • Koedijk, CG. K., Dijk, M., & van Leeuwen, IW. (2008). The Impact of Inter-Dealer Trading on Market Liquidity Under Asymmetric Information. In F-S. L. Greg N. Gregoriou (Ed.), Stock Market Liquidity: Implications for Market Microstructure and Asset Pricing (pp. 267-285). John Wiley & Sons Inc..

  • Professional (1)
    • Dijk, M. (Author), Dul, J. (Author), & Albuquerque de Sousa, J. (Author). (2017). What makes new stock markets succesful?. Digital or Visual Products, RSM Discovery. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/100254

  • Academic (4)
    • Beck, T. (Author), Albuquerque de Sousa, J. (Author), Bergeijk, P. (Author), & Dijk, M. (Author). (2017). Nascent stock exchanges — tales of success and failure. Web publication/site, The World Bank.

    • Beck, T. (Author), Albuquerque de Sousa, J. (Author), Bergeijk, P. (Author), & Dijk, M. (Author). (2017). Understanding the Success and Failure of Nascent Stock Exchanges. Web publication/site, University of Oxford Business Law Blog.

    • Albuquerque de Sousa, J. (Author), Beck, T. (Author), Bergeijk, P. (Author), & Dijk, M. (Author). (2017). Wat verklaart het succes en falen van prille aandelenbeurzen?. Web publication/site

    • Albuquerque de Sousa, J. (Author), Beck, T. (Author), Bergeijk, P. (Author), & Dijk, M. (Author). (2016). Nascent stock exchanges: Explaining success and failure. Web publication/site, VoxEU.org - Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).

  • Academic (1)
    • Albuquerque de Sousa, J., Beck, T., Bergeijk, P., & Dijk, M. (2016). Nascent markets: Understanding the success and failure of new stock markets. International Institute of Social Studies. ISS working papers. General series Vol. 623

Additional activities (1)

  • Journal of Empirical Finance (Journal)

    Editorial work (Academic)

Media

Media items

Discovery items

Professor’s opinion: Why have stock markets suddenly crashed?

How can we make sense of this 33 per cent drop in share prices? Prof. Mathijs van Dijk shares his perspectives in Het Financieele Dagblad. Read it here in English

Stock market liquidity is key factor in firms’ decision to raise new capital

This study shows that firms raise more equity capital when stock market liquidity has recently improved.

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

Investments

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BM01FI
  • Level: ERIM, Exchange, IM/CEMS, Master

Corporate Finance

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BM02FI
  • Level: ERIM, Exchange, IM/CEMS, Master

Business Ethics

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BM07FI
  • Level: ERIM, Exchange, IM/CEMS, Master

Valuation

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021
  • Code: BM08FI
  • Level: ERIM, Exchange, IM/CEMS, Master

Financial Modelling

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021
  • Code: BM09FI
  • Level: ERIM, Exchange, IM/CEMS, Master

Finance & Investments Honours Class

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020
  • Code: BMHON1FI
  • Level: Master

Introduction Week

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

Derivatives

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMME021
  • Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Banking and Financial Institutions

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMME023
  • Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Treasury management

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME024
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master, Master

Mergers and acquisitions

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMME025
  • Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Advanced valuation & value creation

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMME027
  • Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

FinTech

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME028
  • Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Real Estate Finance

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME030
  • Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Entrepreneurial finance & private equity

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME034
  • Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Quantitative Investment Strategies

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

Financial Distress and Corporate Restructuring

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME098
  • Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Sustainable Finance

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMME113
  • Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Behavioral Finance

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME115
  • Level: Master, Master, Master, Master, Master

Financial Data Analytics

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME116
  • Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Private Equity

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME132
  • Level: Master

Risk Management and Fixed Income

  • Study year: 2021/2022
  • Code: BMME173
  • Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

FI master thesis

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMMTFI
  • Level: Master

Research Skills

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMRMFI
  • Level: Master

MSc Finance & Investments

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020
  • Code: BMTTFI

Past courses

Financial analysis & valuation

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BM05FI
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master

Investments

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017
  • Code: BM05FI-A
  • ECTS: 4

Master thesis orientation and topic selection

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BM06FI
  • ECTS: 1 Level: Master

Portfolio management

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMME020
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Risk management

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BM04FI
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master

Macro-economical and institutional context

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

Macroeconomics & Institutional Context

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

Quantitative Methods for Finance

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

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

Seminar Asset Pricing 1

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2014/2015, 2013/2014, 2012/2013
  • Code: BERMAMC007
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master

Seminar Asset Pricing 2

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2014/2015, 2013/2014, 2012/2013
  • 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

Honours programme MSc Finance & Investments

  • Study year: 2012/2013
  • Code: BKMME144
  • ECTS: 10 Level: Master

Investments

  • Study year: 2012/2013
  • Code: BKM04FI
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master