Prof.dr. D.M. (Daniel) Metzger

Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Member ERIM
Field: Finance & Accounting
Affiliated since 2019

My research interests are at the confluence of labor economics and corporate finance, entrepreneurship, and corporate governance. I am also interested in organizational economics and contract theory as they relate to corporate finance.

Keywords: Human capital, Allocation of talent, CEOs, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Shareholder activism, Incentives

Personal webpage

  • L. Bach & D. Metzger (2019). How close are close Shareholder Votes? The Review of Financial Studies, Accepted . doi: 10.1093/rfs/hhy126
  • A. Caggese, V. Cunat & D. Metzger (2019). Firing the Wrong Workers: Financing Constraints and Labor Misallocation. Journal of Financial Economics, Accepted .
  • M. Giannetti & D. Metzger (2015). Compensation and Competition for Talent: Evidence from the Financial Industry. Finance Research Letters .
  • A. Betzer, J. Gider, D. Metzger & E. Theissen (2015). Stealth Trading and Trade Reporting by Corporate Insiders. Review of Finance .
  • C. Custodio & D. Metzger (2014). Financial expert CEOs: CEO’s work experience and firm’s financial policies. Journal of Financial Economics .
  • C. Custodio & D. Metzger (2013). How do CEOs matter? The Effect of Industry Expertise on Acquisition Returns. The Review of Financial Studies .


Visiting address

Office: Mandeville Building T08-43
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam