prof. dr. Ton Vorst

prof. dr.

1979 …2017
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Ton Vorst is full professor at the department of Finance at VU University Amsterdam. He is head of the VU Amsterdam School of Finance and Risk Management. Ton Vorst holds a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Utrecht and was full professor in Finance at Erasmus University Rotterdam, before joining VU University in 2006 on a parttime basis. From 2000 until the end of 2009 he was Executive Vice President at ABN-AMRO and later on RBS, responsible for quantitative risk management. He is associate editor of the Journal of Derivatives and has held 8 other associate editorships at international academic journals in the past.


Main research interests are in pricing and hedging of derivatives, risk management and asset-liability management.


Supervising PhD students and master's students.

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Pricing Business & Economics
Asset and liability management Business & Economics
Swaps Business & Economics
Risk management Business & Economics
Hedging Business & Economics
Empirical evidence Business & Economics
Derivatives Business & Economics
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Research Output 1979 2017

Manipulated markets: Essays on how news media affect investors' minds

Mirgorodskaya, E., 2017, 202 p.

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

Open Access

Essays on empirical asset pricing

Shen, X., 2014, Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute. 105 p.

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

Open Access

Pricing Credit Derivatives and Credit Securitization

Wojtowicz, M. P., 2014, Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute. 141 p.

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

Open Access

An Empirical Analysis of CDO Data

Leijdekker, V., Voort, M. & Vorst, A. C. F., 2008, Credit Risk, Models, Derivatives and Managements. Wagner, N. (ed.). Chapman & Hall, p. 457-484

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademic

Comparing possible proxies of corporate bond liquidity

Vorst, A. C. F. & Houweling, P., 2005, In : Journal of Banking and Finance. 29, 6, p. 1331-1358

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Activities 2008 2010

  • 4 Lecture / Presentation
  • 3 Editorial work
  • 1 Conference


A.C.F. Vorst (Invited speaker)
15 Dec 2010

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

The mathematics behind credit risk modelling

A.C.F. Vorst (Speaker)
26 Feb 2010

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

IIR conferentie Risicomanagement voor Pensioenfondsen

A.C.F. Vorst (Organiser)
22 Sep 2010

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic

Risk and return in credits

A.C.F. Vorst (Speaker)
14 Oct 2010

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Dynamisch ALM-beleid bij banken en pensioenfondsen

A.C.F. Vorst (Speaker)
4 Nov 2010

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic