The paper "Agglomeration Effects and Financial Performance" by Maarten Jennen (with Patrick Verwijmeren) has been accepted in Urban Studies.
Start of the RSM Finance Visitor Program. Each year several eminent finance scholars from top international schools are invited to visit our department for a period of one to four weeks. Our first guest is Allaudeen Hameed (National University of Singapore) from 29 November to 14 December 2009.
In the Spring of 2010, we will host Miles Livingston (University of Florida) and Uli Hege (HEC Paris).
Dion Bongaerts starts as assistant professor at RSM's Department of Finance. Dion comes from University of Amsterdam's Finance Group, where he is expected to graduate from the PhD programme early 2010. His research and teaching interests lie in the areas of Credit Risk, Banking, Financial Econometrics, and Credit Risk Derivatives.
The paper "An Anatomy of Commodity Futures Risk Premiums" by Marta Szymanowska (with Frans de Roon, Theo Nijman, and Rob van den Goorbergh) has been selected for presentation at the 2010 American Finance Association (AFA) Annual Meeting, in Atlanta.
Lars Norden starts as assistant professor at RSM's finance department. Lars has a Ph.D. from the University of Manheim. His research and teaching interests lie in the areas of Financial Institutions, Empirical Banking, Empirical Finance, Credit Risk Transfer.
Buhui Qiu starts as assistant professor at RSM's finance department. Buhui has a Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati. His research and teaching interests lie in the areas of corporate finance, corporate governance, and financial institutions.
The paper "The market reaction to cross-listings: Does the destination market matter?" by Mathijs van Dijk and Peter Roosenboom has been accepted for publication in Journal of Banking and Finance.
The paper "Asset Pricing Restrictions on Predictability: Frictions Matter" by Marta Szymanowska (with Frans de Roon) has been selected for presentation at the 2009 Western Finance Association (WFA) Annual Meeting in San Diego.
Elvira Sojli’s paper (with Lucio Sarno) “Exchange Rate Forecasting, Order Flow and Macroeconomic Information” has been accepted for publication in the Journal of International Economics.
Hao Jiang’s paper “Institutional Investors, Intangible Information and the Book-to-Market Effect” has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial Economics.
The paper “Testing the Pecking Order Theory: The Impact of Financing Surpluses and Large Financing Deficits” by Abe de Jong, Patrick Verwijmeren and Marno Verbeek has been accepted for publication in Financial Management.