prof.dr. M.A. (Mathijs) van Dijk

Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Fellow ERIM
Field: Finance & Accounting
Affiliated since 2002

Mathijs A. van Dijk (see personal website for recent working papers, data, etc.) is professor of finance at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) and scientific director at pension think tank Netspar. His research focuses on sustainable investments and climate finance. He has published in leading academic journals such as the Journal of Finance, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial EconomicsManagement Science, the Journal of Accounting and Economics, and the Review of Finance. Professor van Dijk has presented his work extensively at international conferences and seminars at academic institutions including, among others, Boston College, Dartmouth, Duke, Harvard, HEC Paris, INSEAD, and UCLA. He is also a frequent speaker at industry events and has written for practitioner-oriented journals such as the Financial Analysts Journal. His work has been covered by, e.g., The Economist, the New York Times, Volkskrant, NRC, VOXEU, the World Bank "All About Finance" blog, the Oxford Business Law Blog, and the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation. Professor van Dijk has been a visiting graduate student at Warwick Business School and Princeton University and a visiting research scholar at the Ohio State University, Duke University, and UCLA. He obtained his MSc in Econometrics (cum laude) from Erasmus University and his PhD in Finance from Maastricht University. In 2008, he received a 600,000 euro Vidi-grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for a five-year research program on "Liquidity Black Holes". In 2014, he held his inaugural address as a finance professor (entitled “The Social Value of Finance”). 

Publications

  • Academic (3)
    • Flood, MD., Koedijk, CG., van Dijk, M., & van Leeuwen, IW. (2010). Securities Trading, Asymmetric Information, and Market Transparency. In G. N. Gregoriou (Ed.), The Handbook of Trading: Strategies for Navigating and Profiting from Currency, Bond, and Stock Markets (pp. 317-341). McGraw-Hill.

    • Nguyen, TT., & van Dijk, M. (2009). Corruption and Public Governance: Evidence from Vietnam. In G.N. Gregoriou (Ed.), Emerging Markets: Performance, Analysis and Innovation (pp. 693-713). Chapman & Hall/CRC.

    • Koedijk, CG., van Dijk, M., & van Leeuwen, IW. (2008). The Impact of Inter-Dealer Trading on Market Liquidity Under Asymmetric Information. In F.-S. L. Greg N. Gregoriou (Ed.), Stock Market Liquidity: Implications for Market Microstructure and Asset Pricing (pp. 267-285). John Wiley & Sons Inc..

  • Professional (1)
    • van Dijk, M., Dul, J., & Albuquerque de Sousa, J. (2017). What makes new stock markets succesful?. Digital or Visual Products, RSM Discovery. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/100254

  • Academic (4)
    • Beck, T., Albuquerque de Sousa, J., van Bergeijk, P., & van Dijk, M. (2017). Nascent stock exchanges — tales of success and failure. Web publication/site, The World Bank.

    • Beck, T., Albuquerque de Sousa, J., van Bergeijk, P., & van Dijk, M. (2017). Understanding the Success and Failure of Nascent Stock Exchanges. Web publication/site, University of Oxford Business Law Blog.

    • Albuquerque de Sousa, J., Beck, T., van Bergeijk, P., & van Dijk, M. (2017). Wat verklaart het succes en falen van prille aandelenbeurzen?. Web publication/site

    • Albuquerque de Sousa, J., Beck, T., van Bergeijk, P., & van Dijk, M. (2016). Nascent stock exchanges: Explaining success and failure. Web publication/site, VoxEU.org - Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).

  • Academic (1)
    • Albuquerque de Sousa, J., Beck, T., van Bergeijk, P., & van Dijk, M. (2016). Nascent markets: Understanding the success and failure of new stock markets. International Institute of Social Studies (ISS). ISS working papers. General series No. 623

  • Role: Co-promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Thuy Nguyen
  • Time frame: 2005 - 2008
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Melissa Porras Prado
  • Time frame: 2006 - 2012
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Arco van Oord
  • Time frame: 2006 - 2016
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Thijs Markwat
  • Time frame: 2006 - 2011
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Yu Wang
  • Time frame: 2008 - 2011
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Dimitrios Vagias
  • Time frame: 2008 - 2013
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Ruben Cox
  • Time frame: 2009 - 2013
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Teodor Dyakov
  • Time frame: 2010 - 2014
  • Role: Daily Supervisor
  • PhD Candidate: Dominik Rösch
  • Time frame: 2010 - 2015
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Teng Wang
  • Time frame: 2011 - 2015
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Ivana Naumovska
  • Time frame: 2010 - 2014
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Saskia ter Ellen
  • Time frame: 2010 - 2015
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Justinas Brazys
  • Time frame: 2011 - 2015
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Darya Yuferova
  • Time frame: 2011 - 2016
Access to Finance in a Cross-Country Context
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Vlado Kysucky
  • Time frame: 2011 - 2015
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Rogier Hanselaar
  • Time frame: 2013 - 2018
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Roy Verbeek
  • Time frame: 2013 - 2017
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Jose Albuquerque de Sousa
  • Time frame: 2014 - 2019
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Romulo Trindade Tomé Marques Alves
  • Time frame: 2016 - 2021
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Xander Hut
  • Time frame: 2018 -
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Lingtian Kong
  • Time frame: 2012 - 2019
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Georgi Kyosev
  • Time frame: 2014 - 2019
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Eline ten Bosch
  • Time frame: 2019 -
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Jean-Paul Guyon van Brakel
  • Time frame: 2020 -
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Gelly Fu
  • Time frame: 2016 - 2022
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Marloes Hagens
  • Time frame: 2022 -
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Francesca Caucci
  • Time frame: 2022 -
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Koen-Jan Leendert van den Bosch
  • Time frame: 2022 -
ESG Rating Disagreement and Corporate Bonds
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Xiaonan Wang
  • Time frame: 2021 -
Essays in Asset Allocation and Factor Investing
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Xiaowei Kang
  • Time frame: 2017 -
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Vaibhav Grewal
  • Time frame: 2023 -

The finance faculty at RSM is a vibrant and diverse group consisting of leading international researchers. Our faculty undertakes world-class research that is regularly published in the top academic journals.

We are looking for highly motivated candidates that have an interest in undertaking challenging and rigorous research. Besides a background in finance, we also welcome applicants with an education in Economics or Econometrics.

Candidates should indicate in their cover letter which field best matches their interest:

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  • Banking and Financial Intermediation
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2015
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Research Seminar
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2014
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Conference
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2013
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Research Seminar
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2012
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Research Seminar
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2012
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2012
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2011
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ERIM Research Clinic
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2009
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2009
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2009
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2008
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Journeys with Erasmus Lecture
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2008
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27
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2007
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21
Research Seminar
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2006
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2005
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Research Seminar
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2003
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