prof.dr. (Herman) HK van Dijk


Herman K. van Dijk is a professor of econometrics and holds a Personal Chair at Erasmus School of Economics (ESE).

Herman K. van Dijk is director of the Tinbergen Institute. He is listed in the Econometricians Hall of Fame by the Journal Econometric Theory as one of the top ten econometricians in Europe.

His research interests lie in the area of Bayesian inference using simulation techniques, time series econometrics, neural networks, and income distributions.

He is the author of more than 120 international scientific journal papers and reports and a number of books. An honorary fellow of the Tinbergen Institute, he serves on the editorial board of the major journals in econometrics.

Professor van Dijk is the former director of the Econometric Institute. He has extensive experience as managing, co-managing and coordinating research initiatives and conferences.

He has been a visiting fellow and visiting professor at Cambridge University in the UK, the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium, Harvard University in the US, Duke University in the UK, Cornell University in the UK, and the University of New South Wales in Australia.

He received the Savage Prize for his PhD dissertation.

Erasmus School of Economics

Visiting professor | Erasmus School of Economics
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam

More information


  • Philip Hans Franses & Herman Dijk (2007) - Journal of Econometrics (Journal)
  • Herman Dijk (2001) - Journal of Econometrics (Journal)
  • Herman Dijk (2000) - Computational Economics (Journal)
  • Herman Dijk (2000) - Econometric Reviews (Journal)
  • Herman Dijk (2000) - Journal of Applied Econometrics (Journal)

  • Anna Gutkowska

    Essays of the dynamic portfolio choice
  • Arco van Oord

    Essays on Momentum Strategies in Finance
  • Albert Mentink

    Essays on corporate bonds
  • Jeanine Kippers

    Empirical Studies on Cash Payments

News regarding prof.dr. (Herman) HK van Dijk

Herman van Dijk awarded the 2022 Zellner Medal

Professor Emeritus Herman van Dijk of Erasmus School of Economics has been awarded the 2022 Zellner Medal from the International Society of Bayesian Analysis

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