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Remco is Professor of International Finance and head of the Finance Department at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Before starting at the VU Amsterdam, he was assistant professor in international finance as well as the head of the finance group at the Erasmus School of Economics. He holds a MSc in monetary economics from the Erasmus University, an MPhil in Economics from the Tinbergen Institute, and a PhD in Economics from the Radboud University Nijmegen. Remco worked as a visiting scholar at the University of Technnology in Sydney and the Auckland University of Technology. His main research interest lies in the field of behavioral finance, and expectation formation in particular.  Remco is a certified teacher and has taught a large number of courses, ranging from international economics, monetary economics, to empirical finance. He won the SBE Senior Teaching award in 2020, and was in the final three of the presitigous Van der Duyn Schouten research award.

Research in Behavioral Finance Conference. Remco is co-organizing the Research in Behavioral Finance Conference, a bi-annual conference on behavioral finance.

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. Remco is associate editor of the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.






Remco is currently involved in the following courses:

  • Asset Pricing (Master, VU)
  • Master Thesis Finance (Master, VU)
  • Behavioral Finance (PhD, Tinbergen Institute)

Ancillary activities

  • Stichting Schuurman Schimmel Van Outeren | Haarlem | Bestuurder | 2018-01-01 - present

Ancillary activities are updated daily

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals