Professor Patrick Verwijmeren
- Research Professor in Accounting and Finance (Accounting & Finance)
Patrick Verwijmeren is a part-time Research Professor at the University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School. He is also a Professor at the Erasmus School of Economics. Before moving to Erasmus, Patrick was with VU University Amsterdam and the University of Melbourne, which he still frequently visits.
Patrick has publications in the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, and The Accounting Review, among others. He has presented at many international conferences, including the WFA, AFA, and EFA meetings, and has been a speaker at TEDx twice.
His research specialises in capital structure, corporate governance and art. His research on proxy access has been cited in final rulings by the US Securities and Exchange Commission, and Patrick has been involved in writing a report for the Dutch Ministry of Finance on the influence of hedge funds. His research on art featured in Forbes Magazine and the Wall Street Journal.
Patrick is a member of the Finance research cluster.
Areas of expertise:
- Corporate finance
- Corporate governance
- Vidi Grant, on the project “Forensic Finance”, 2013-2018, Award EUR €800,000
- ARC Grant, with Balachandran et al, 2014-2016, Award AUD $180,000
- Research Excellence Initiative Grant, together with Dick van Dijk, Award EUR €2,000,000
- Faculty Research Grant, on the project: “Matching sources and uses of funds”, University of Melbourne, 2010, Award AUD $12,837
- Melbourne Early Career Researcher Grant 2010, on the project: “Patterns in demand for speculation and insurance in options markets”, Award AUD $20,017
- Faculty Research Grant, on the project: “The effects of hedge funds on security design and shareholder wealth”, University of Melbourne, 2008, Award AUD $9,000
- Advanced Corporate Finance and Governance, Erasmus School of Economics, 2013
- Advanced Corporate Finance: Empirical Corporate Finance, Erasmus School of Economics, 2013
- Guest speaker at ERIM PhD seminar in Corporate Finance, RSM Erasmus University, 2012
- Empirical Corporate Finance, Mphil and PhD, Tinbergen Institute, 2012, 2013
- Research Project 4.3, MSc programme, VU University Amsterdam, 2011 and 2012
- Corporate Finance 3.2, BSc programme, VU University Amsterdam, 2010 and 2011
- Financial Decision Making, Postgraduate, University of Melbourne, 2010
- Corporate Financial Policy, Postgraduate, University of Melbourne, 2010
- Financial Planning and Advising, Postgraduate, University of Melbourne, 2009
- Advanced Corporate Finance, Honours, University of Melbourne, 2009 and 2011, 2012, 2013
- Financial Management, Postgraduate, University of Melbourne, both in 2008 and 2009
- Corporate Finance, BSc programme, RSM Erasmus University, both in 2007 and 2008
- Corporate Finance II, MSc programme, RSM Erasmus University, both in 2006 and 2007
- Financial processes (Teaching Assistant), BSc programme, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 2002
- Operations research and modelbouw (Teaching Assistant), BSc programme, Erasmus University