Dr. R.H.G.M. (Ruben) Cox

Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Associate Member ERIM
Field: Finance & Accounting
Affiliated since 2009

Ruben Cox is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE).

Ruben specializes in behavioral economics with applications to consumer finance and governance of financial markets.

Ruben combines his appointment at ESE with that of Senior Supervision Officer and Project Manager at the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM). AFM supervises conduct on financial markets and Ruben was part of the Capital Markets division, prior to joining the Expert-team in (Consumer) Financial Behavior. He has been involved in the redesign and implementation of supervision-strategies accross a variety of domains.

His research is published in Real Estate Economics, Urban Studies and Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics. He presented at a number of international meetings, including the FMA, AREUEA and ARES conferences and gave seminars at the Ministry of Finance and Dutch Central Bank.

He teaches corporate finance and business valuation and taught a variety of courses on behavioral finance, real estate finance, and research methods in the past.

Key Publications (3)

  • R.H.G.M. Cox, W. Zijlstra & J. Weda (2018). Column: Vijftien procent beleggers gebruikt weleens oefenaccount. Economisch-Statistische Berichten.
  • R.H.G.M. Cox (2018). Naar een volgend level? (blog). The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets.
  • R.H.G.M. Cox & P.C. de Goeij (2017). Gedragseffecten van investeringsreclames en de rol van de toezichthouder. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 102 (4746), 92-94.
  • R.H.G.M. Cox & J.C.C. Cloe-de Vos MSc (2017). Gedragseconomische aspecten bij de ontwikkeling, informatieverstrekking en distributie van financiële producten. Tijdschrift voor Compliance, 2017-3, 157-160. doi: https://denhollander.info/artikel/14367
  • R.H.G.M. Cox & P.C. de Goeij (2016). How Does Disclosure in Advertisements Affect Investor Behavior? (blog). Oxford Business Law Blog: University of Oxford. (available: 7 Sep 2016).
  • R.H.G.M. Cox (2013). Risicomanagement in de Nederlandse woningmarkt. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 98 (4674/4675), 769-771.
  • R.H.G.M. Cox (2013). Why mortgage lenders need better-educated borrowers. RSM Insight, 16 (4), 20-22.
  • R.H.G.M. Cox (2013). Rubriek promotie: samenvatting proefschrift. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 98 (4669), 596-596.
  • R.H.G.M. Cox & D.M. De Jong-Tennekes (2012). Hypotheek verzekeren of niet? Gedragseconomische factoren. In Real Estate Research Quarterly (pp. 6-13)
  • R.H.G.M. Cox, D. Brounen & P. Neuteboom (2011). Financiele onderlegdheid en hypotheekkeuze van huishoudens. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 96 (4614), 458-459.
  • P. Neuteboom, D. Brounen & R.H.G.M. Cox (2011). De meerwaarde van het eigenwoningbezit. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 95 (4597).
  • R.H.G.M. Cox (2010). Hypotheekregulering en de impact voor koopstarters. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 95 (4579), 685-686.

Side positions

  • Authority for the Financial Markets

    Senior Supervision Officer | Project Manager


Visiting address

Office: Tinbergen Building H14-25
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam