dr. T. (Thomas) Lambert

Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Member ERIM
Field: Finance & Accounting
Affiliated since 2015

Thomas Lambert is Associate Professor of Finance and Academic Director of the MSc in Finance and Investments at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. His research interests are in Corporate Finance, Entrepreneurship, FinTech, and Political Economy. His work has been presented at major conferences around the world, including the AEA, EFA, SFS Cavalcade and FIRS meetings, and published in leading academic journals, including the Economic Journal and Management Science. He received several grants, including a Veni grant from the Dutch Research Council (NWO). Thomas holds a PhD degree in Finance from the Université catholique de Louvain, an MA in Economics from the Université catholique de Louvain and has been a visiting scholar at HEC Paris and London Business School. He was also awarded the 2016 Banque de France Foundation Prize for the best thesis in Monetary and Financial Economics and the 2020 ERIM Prize for Outstanding Performance by a Young Researcher.

See his webpage: https://thomaslambert.org/


  • Academic (2)
    • Cerrada, K., De Ronge, Y., De Wolf, M., Decaux, L., de Harlez, Y., & Lambert, T. (2016). Comptabilité et analyse des états financiers. Principes, applications et exercices. De Boeck.

    • Decaux, L., de Harlez, Y., & Lambert, T. (2014). Comptabilité et analyse des états financiers. Exercices et corrigés. De Boeck.

  • Academic (5)
    • Igan, D., & Lambert, T. (2019). Bank Lobbying: Regulatory Capture and Beyond. In Emilios Avgouleas, & David Donald (Eds.), The Political Economy of Financial Regulation (pp. 129-159). Cambridge University Press. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/118563

    • Belleflamme, P., Lambert, T., & Schwienbacher, A. (2019). Effets de réseau et financement participatif : une analyse empirique. In François Moreau, & Yann Nicolas (Eds.), Financement participative : une voie d'avenir pour la culture ? (pp. 23-46). Presses de Sciences Po. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/118557

    • Lambert, T., Ralcheva, A., & Roosenboom, P. (2018). The crowd-entrepreneur relationship in start-up financing. In Cumming, D., & Hornhuf, L. (Eds.), The Economics of Crowdfunding (pp. 57-78). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-66119-3_4

    • Lambert, T., & Volpin, P. (2018). Endogenous Political Institutions and Financial Development. In T. Beck, & R. Levine (Eds.), Handbook of Finance and Development (pp. 477-500). Edward Elgar Publishing.

    • Belleflamme, P., & Lambert, T. (2016). An Industrial Organization Framework to Understand the Strategies of Crowdfunding Platforms. In J. Meric, J. Brabet, & I. Maque (Eds.), International Perspectives on Crowdfunding (pp. 1-19). Emerald Group Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1108/9781785603143-001

  • Role: Co-promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Shiwei Ye
  • Time frame: 2021 -
  • Role: Co-promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Francesca Caucci
  • Time frame: 2022 -
  • Role: Co-promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Daniel Liebau
  • Time frame: 2018 -
  • Role: Co-promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Aleksandrina Ralcheva
  • Time frame: 2015 - 2023
  • Role: Co-promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Vaibhav Grewal
  • Time frame: 2023 -
  • Role: Co-promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Daniel Liebau
  • Time frame: 2018 -
As: Coordinator


Visiting address

Office: Mandeville Building T08-40
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam