I am an Assistant Professor of Finance at KU Leuven. Previously, I was a visiting lecturer at Erasmus University Rotterdam and Monash Business School. In 2019, I obtained my Ph.D. in Financial Economics at the University of Antwerp, with research stays at renowned universities such as Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Notre Dame, and Columbia Business School. My research interests include empirical asset pricing, wine economics, and financial history. I am an assistant editor at Financial History Review. I have published in several leading academic journals, such as Explorations in Economic History, Journal of Economic History, and Journal of Empirical Finance. My research has been featured in Bloomberg, De Tijd, and Financial Times.
Last update: 10/02/2024
My paper on Selection Neglect was featured in the Financial Times: November 2023.
"Voor 100 euro heb je al een goede fles": on wine investing for HLN: November 2023.
What's the deal with ESG investing? Radio 1 interviewed me: October 2023.
De Tijd interviewed me on the question, "Is active management a good idea on the less-liquid Brussels Stock Exchange?": September 2023.
Robbe van Tillo and I have a new paper: "Selection Neglect and the Cross-Section of Wine Returns."