Rogier Quaedvlieg, Assistant Professor in Finance at Erasmus School of Economics, has been awarded the 2017 Arnold Zellner Thesis Award in Econometrics and Statistics. Quaedvlieg, whose research focuses on Financial Econometrics, Risk Management and Asset Pricing, won the prize for his PhD thesis titled “Risk and Uncertainty”, defended at Maastricht University.
The Zellner thesis award and associated cash prize of $1500 is given annually for the best PhD thesis dealing with an applied problem in Business and Economic Statistics. It is intended to recognize outstanding work by promising young researchers in the field. A portion of the winning thesis is eligible for publication in the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics.