19982016
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Personal information

Professor Herbert Rijken is Full Professor Corporate Finance at the department of Finance at VU University Amsterdam. He obtained his PhD (1993) in Physics at Eindhoven University of Technology. 

Research

His current research interests are corporate credit risk, structured corporate finance and economics of corporate governance.

Ancillary activities

  • Osborne BV | Onbekend | Bestuurder STAK | 2014-01-02 - present

Ancillary activities are updated daily

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Rating Business & Economics
Rating agencies Business & Economics
Methodology Business & Economics
Default risk Business & Economics
Time perspective Business & Economics
Investors Business & Economics
Corporate finance Business & Economics
Futures trading Business & Economics

Research Output 1998 2016

Essays in credit risk, banking, and financial regulation

Cizel, J., 2016, Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute. 230 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
File

Transparent and unique sovereign default risk assessment

Altman, E. I. & Rijken, H. A., 2014, The Oxford Handbook of Economic and Institutional Transparency. Forssbaeck, J. & Oxelheim, L. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University press

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademic

Kredietratings certificeren op de eerst plaats, informeren op de tweede plaats

Rijken, H. A., 2013, In : Tijdschrift voor Pensioenvraagstukken. 3, p. 16-22

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Sovereign default risk assessment

Rijken, H. A. & Altman, E. I., 2013, In : International Journal of Banking, Accounting and Finance. 5, 1/2, p. 6-27

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Risk assessment
Sovereign default
Default risk
Health
Probability of default

Empirical Studies on Credit Risk

Konijn, S. J. J., 2011, Amsterdam: Thela Thesis/TI. 213 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
File

Activities 2001 2014

  • 8 Lecture / Presentation
  • 2 Editorial work

The economic function of rating agencies: New information and/or certification?

H.A. Rijken (Speaker)
28 Oct 2014

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Financial Analysts Journal (Journal)

H.A. Rijken (Member of editorial board)
20112015

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workEditorial workAcademic

Rating Outlook Review

H.A. Rijken (Speaker)
21 Jul 2011

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Maandblad voor accountancy en bedrijfseconomie (Journal)

H.A. Rijken (Member of editorial board)
20092015

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workEditorial workAcademic