Financial economist Rogier Quaedvlieg, Associate Professor at Erasmus School of Economics, has been awarded the prestigious annual J.C. Ruigrok Prize by the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities.
The J.C. Ruigrok Prize is an incentive for junior researchers, to reward original research in the field of social sciences. The award circulates between four research fields. Every four years a researcher in economics is selected as the winner. The Prize contains a monetary amount and will be officially handed out on 18 June 2021, in the presence of the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities board.
About Rogier Quaedvlieg
Rogier Quaedvlieg obtained his PhD in Financial Econometrics in 2016 at Maastricht University. He obtained two master’s degrees at the same time, preceded by a double bachelor’s degree. Quaedvlieg has published, among others, in Econometrica (2020). He was awarded the Arnold Zellner Thesis Award in Econometrics & Statistics in 2017. In that same year he also obtained a prestigious NWO Veni grant. Quaedvlieg’ s research is focused on the topics of Financial Econometrics, Forecasting, Volatility, Risk Management and Time Series.
Previous J.C. Ruigrok Prize laureates of Erasmus School of Economics include professors Martijn de Jong (2009), Stefan Stremersch (2005) and Philip Hans Franses (1993).