I am an Assistant Professor of Finance at KU Leuven. My research interests include corporate finance, asset pricing, economic history, and life insurance. I have published in several leading academic journals, such as the European Review of Economic History, Explorations in Economic History, Journal of Economic History, and Journal of Empirical Finance.
My paper Scuttle for Shelter with Stefano Battelossi and Stefan Houpt is accepted in the European Review of Economic History.
I have a new working paper with Lyndon Moore: Railroad Bailouts in the Great Depression.
I have a new working paper with Gustavo Cortes: Did the 1918–19 Influenza Pandemic kill the U.S. Life Insurance Industry?
My paper Public Health Shocks and Product Pricing Behavior received the Runner-Up Price at EBES 36.
I organize a Financial History Workshop in November 2021, with Carola Frydman as keynote speaker.