S. (Sjoerd) van Bekkum

Associate Professor
Erasmus School of Economics
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Member ERIM
Field: Finance & Accounting
Affiliated since 2005

Sjoerd van Bekkum Associate Professor of Finance at the Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University. His research is about the causes and consequences of various changes in the supply of credit that lubricates the economy.

Van Bekkum has published in leading journals including the Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, and Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis. He presented at many academic conferences including the AFA, EFA, and FIRS meetings, and at workshops organized by the European Central Bank, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and the International Monetary Fund.

  • G. Baltussen, S. van Bekkum & Z. Da (2018). Indexing and Stock Market Serial Dependence Around the World. Journal of Financial Economics, accepted.
  • S. van Bekkum, R. Irani & M. Gabarro Bonet (2017). Does a Larger Menu Increase Appetite? Collateral Eligibility and Credit Supply. The Review of Financial Studies, accepted. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/rfs/hhx112
  • J.T.J. Smit, E. Pennings & S. van Bekkum (2017). Real Options and Institutions. Journal of International Business Studies, 48 (5), 620-644. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/s41267-016-0055-7
  • S. van Bekkum, G. Baltussen & B. van der Grient (2017). Unknown Unknowns: Uncertainty About Risk and Stock Returns. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Accepted.
  • S. van Bekkum (2016). Ireland's 2010 EU/IMF Intervention: Costs and Benefits. Journal of Banking and Finance, 72 (4), 175-183. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2014.12.025[go to publisher's site]
  • S. van Bekkum (2016). Inside Debt and Bank Risk. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 51 (2), 359-385. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022109016000168
  • S. van Bekkum, J.T.J. Smit & E. Pennings (2011). Buy Smart, Time Smart: Are Takeovers Driven by Growth Options or Mispricing? Financial Management - FM, 40 (4), 911-940. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-053X.2011.01166.x[go to publisher's site]
  • S. van Bekkum, H.P.G. Pennings & J.T.J. Smit (2009). A Real Options Perspective on R&D Portfolio Diversification. Research Policy, 38 (7), 1150-1158. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.respol.2009.03.009
  • S. van Bekkum (2010, september 9). Essays on the Difference Between Price and Value. EUR (Rotterdam: Tinbergen institute Research Series No. 484) Prom./coprom.: Prof.Dr. E. Pennings & Prof.Dr. H. Smit.
  • S. van Bekkum (2013). Het aandeelhoudersbelang in bestuurdersbeloningen. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 98 (4661), 330-332.
  • S. van Bekkum (2013). Rammelend wetsvoorstel beperking bankiersbonussen. (nieuwsbrief). EconomieOpinie.nl: Erasmus School of Economics.
Past courses
MPhil Graduation ERIM Doctoral programme


Visiting address

Office: Tinbergen Building H14-20
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam

Latest publication

G. Baltussen, S. van Bekkum & Z. Da (2018). Indexing and Stock Market Serial Dependence Around the World. Journal of Financial Economics, accepted.