Marno Verbeek is Professor of Finance at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, the Netherlands (RSM). Since 1 July 2011, he is also Dean of Research of RSM and Academic Director of the Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM).
He holds an MSc degree in econometrics and a PhD in economics (1991) from Tilburg University, The Netherlands. He held previous positions at Tilburg University and K.U. Leuven in Belgium. From 2003-2006 he was Director of Doctoral Education at the Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM) and he was chairman of RSM’s Department of Finance between 2007 and 2010.
Marno’s interests are in the areas of asset pricing, professional asset management, econometrics and empirical finance. His current research focuses on mutual funds, hedge funds and risk management. He is author of the successful textbook A Guide to Modern Econometrics (John Wiley and Sons), which had its fourth edition published in 2012. He has published more than 40 articles in international journals such as the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Review of Finance, Quantitative Finance, Financial Management, the Journal of Banking and Finance, the International Economic Review and the Review of Economics and Statistics.
He has over 20 years of international teaching experience. He regularly speaks at industry meetings and for practitioner’s audiences, typically relating to hedge funds, quantitative investment strategies and the mutual fund industry. He also provides short workshops on micro-econometric modelling related to risk management and policy making.