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Jan Schnitzler is Assistant Professor of Finance at the VU Amsterdam since September 2014. He obtained a PhD in finance from the Stockholm School of Economics. Previously, he studied economics and finance at the University of Mannheim and the Toulouse School of Economics.


His research interests cover Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Equity Markets, and Ownership Structures.


Current Teaching (2016/2017):

Corporate Finance 2.5 (BSc EBE)

Research Project

Cases in Advanced Corporate Finance (MSc Finance)

Cases in Advanced Corporate Financial Management (MSc Financial Management)

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Research Output 2016 2018

S&P 500 inclusions and stock supply

Schnitzler, J., Sep 2018, In : Journal of Empirical Finance. 48, p. 341-356 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Excess demand

Sovereign to Corporate Risk Spillovers

Augustin, P., Boustanifar, H., Breckenfelder, J. & Schnitzler, J., Aug 2018, In : Journal of Money, Credit and Banking. 50, 5, p. 857-891 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Credit risk
Macroeconomic fundamentals

Sovereign to corporate risk spillovers

Schnitzler, J. A. F., Augustin, P., Boustanifar, H. & Breckenfelder, J., 2016, (ECB Working Paper Series)

Research output: Working paperProfessional

Activities 2014 2014

  • 1 Lecture / Presentation

What is special about Hedge Fund Activism? Evidence from 13-D filings

Schnitzler, J. A. F. (Speaker)
18 Dec 2014

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic