M. (Marcel) van Rinsum

Associate Professor
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Member ERIM
Field: Finance & Accounting
Affiliated since 2000

Marcel van Rinsum is Associate Professor of Accounting at RSM Erasmus University.

He graduated with distinction in Business Economics at the University of Amsterdam, with a specialization in Financial Management, and completed his dissertation entitled "Performance Measurement and Managerial Time Orientation" in 2006 at RSM Erasmus University.

He is the department's treasurer, and coordinates and lectures several courses in Management Control and Management Accounting. His teaching and research interests include performance measurement & incentives, auditing, and management control, with a specific research focus on earnings management ('cooking the books') and subjective judgments.

His work has been published in national and international journals, including Accounting and Business Research, Contemporary Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, and Long Range Planning.

Key Publications (2)

Marcel van Rinsum

Performance measurement and managerial time orientation

Editorial positions

  • Contemporary Accounting Research

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Accounting and Business Research

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Management Accounting Research

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Behavioral Research in Accounting

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • The European Accounting Review

    Editorial Board

Organization Membership

Current courses
  • Fellowship - ERIM early career talent programme (2006)



Visiting address

Office: Mandeville Building T10-39
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam

Work in progress

Latest publication

Rinsum, M. van (2015). Discussion of "Managers' Discretionary Adjustments: The Influence of Uncontrollable Events and Compensation Interdependence". Contemporary Accounting Research, Accepted. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1911-3846.12100