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Home | News | Albert Menkveld ranked first in the 2020 Dutch Economists Top 40
News | December 18, 2020

Albert Menkveld ranked first in the 2020 Dutch Economists Top 40

The Economist Top 40 (economentop)  is a list of the best publishing economists in the Netherlands published annually by ESB magazine (Economisch Statistische Berichten). The list is based on all peer-reviewed published articles by Dutch economists between January 2015 and December 2019. It also looks at the impact of the published articles.

Albert Menkveld ranked first in the 2020 Dutch Economists Top 40

Research fellow Albert Menkveld (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) managed to move up from fourtheenth to first place in the individual rankings of 2020, thanks to three publications 2019. Two in The Journal of Finance and one in Management Science

Albert is a Professor of Finance at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, research fellow at the Tinbergen Institute. In 2002, he received a Tinbergen PhD from Erasmus University Rotterdam. His research agenda is focused on securities trading, liquidity, asset pricing, and financial econometrics. 

Last year's number one, research fellow Thomsa Buser, is now ranked third. The highest new entry to the list this year is research fellow Cars Hommes on spot number fifteen. Other new entries are research fellows Hans Koster, spatial economist at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Vladimir Vladimirov, corporate finance researcher at the University of Amsterdam, and Sjoerd van Bekkum, financial markets researcher at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

In total 22 TI fellows are listed in the 2020 rankings: Albert Menkveld (1), Thomas Buser (3), Peter Wakker (6), Patrick Verwijmeren (7), Siem Jan Koopman (8), Bas van der Klaauw (9), Andre Lucas (10), Aurelien Baillon (11),  Pieter Gautier (12), Cars Hommes (15), Han Bleichrodt (17), Jos van Ommeren (18), Theo Offerman (19), Jan van Ours (20), Arthur Schram (21), Utz Weitzel (22), Hans Koster (24), Olivier Marie (26), Hessel Oosterbeek (27), Erik Verhoef (30), Vladimir Vladimirov (33), Sjoerd van Bekkum (37), 

See full list and read more about the rankings on the ESB website (in Dutch): https://esb.nu/esb/20061623/economentop-40-2020