Gertjan Verdickt


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.

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