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




Remco is the academic director of the Master in Finance

Top Financial Programme in the Heart of Amsterdam's Financial District
The MSc Finance programme at VU Amsterdam ranked first among the finance programs in the Netherlands (Guide for Higher Education 2016, 2017, 2018, ánd 2019) and is competitive to any Finance major in the world. It has a reputation of training students in analytical and quantitative skills that are directly applicable in their business career.

Duisenberg Honours Programs

The MSc Finance programme has two exciting and challenging 84 ECTS honours tracks:

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

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