Mathijs Cosemans is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. Prior to joining RSM, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Amsterdam and a visiting research fellow at Harvard Business School and Columbia Business School. Mathijs obtained a Ph.D. degree from Maastricht University for his work on risk and return dynamics in stock markets. He holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Financial Economics (cum laude) and a Master’s degree in Econometrics from Maastricht University.
His research focuses on empirical asset pricing, behavioral finance, and financial econometrics and has been presented at leading universities and international conferences, including Harvard University, Yale University, and the American Finance Association, Western Finance Association, SFS Cavalcade, European Finance Association, and Econometric Society. His work has been published in international refereed academic journals such as the Review of Financial Studies and the Journal of Banking and Finance and has been cited in the popular press. He received grants from Inquire Europe, Netspar, and the Society for Financial Econometrics.
At RSM, Mathijs teaches MSc courses in Financial Derivatives and in Empirical Research Methods, an MBA course in Investments and Portfolio Theory, and a PhD course Asset Pricing seminar. He has received the Best Professor award for excellence in teaching in the MSc Finance and Investments program.