B. (Ben) Tims

Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Ben Tims (1975) is Assistant Professor of Finance at the department of Finance at RSM Erasmus University. His research interests are in the area of exchange rate dynamics with a particular focus on exchange rate puzzles (e.g. Purchasing Power Parity puzzle and Uncovered Interest (Rate) Parity puzzle).

  • Tims, B. & Mahieu, R.J. (2010). International Portfolio Choice: a Spanning Approach. In G.N. Gregoriou & R. Pascalau (Eds.), Nonlinear Financial Econometrics: Forecasting Models, Computational and Bayesian Models (pp. 51-73). Palgrave Macmillan. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/276
Ben Tims

Empirical Studies on Exchange Rate Puzzles and Volatility

  • Role: PhD Candidate
  • PhD Candidate: Ben Tims
  • Time frame: 1999 - 2006


Visiting address

Office: Mandeville Building T08-49
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam

Latest publication

Koedijk, C.G., Tims, B. & Dijk, M.A. van (2011). Why Panel Tests of Purchasing Power Parity Should Allow for Heterogeneous Mean Reversion. Journal of International Money and Finance, 30 (1), 246-267. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jimonfin.2010.10.004[go to publisher's site]