dr. (Marta) M Szymanowska


Curriculum Vitae

Marta Szymanowska is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, and the Associate Professor of the Erasmus Initiative “Dynamics of Inclusive Prosperity”.

Her research interests focus on asset pricing and philosophy of finance. She is interested in understanding the nature of macroeconomic risks, the relation between financial markets and the real economy with a particular focus on the global commodity markets, and the role of finance in fostering inclusive prosperity.

Marta's work has been presented at major academic conferences (the Western Finance (WFA), American Finance (AFA), or European Finance (EFA) Association meetings), published in leading academic journals (Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Management Science) and presented in numerous international research institutes (The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)). Marta holds PhD degree in Finance from Tilburg University, the Netherlands.

Research interests: asset pricing, financial markets and the real economy, the cross- sectional and time-series predictability of returns, (commodity) futures markets, philosophy of finance

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

Associate professor | Department of Finance
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam

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  • Marta Szymanowska & Conrad Heilmann (12 June 2023) - Data from Erasmus University Advance Knowledge in Investment [Describing Model Relations: the Case of the Capital Asset Pricing Model (Capm) Family In Financial Economics]
  • Marta Szymanowska, Rob van Tulder, Rene de Koster, Erik van Raaij, Dirk Schoenmaker, Steef van de Velde, Steve Kennedy, Gabriele Jacobs, Yashar Ghiassi-Farrokhfal, Ferdinand Jaspers, Michaéla Schippers & Frank Wijen (11 June 2019) - New online course: Driving Business Towards The SDGs

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Alternative Investments

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bachelor 3, bachelor, bachelor 3
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  • Roy Verbeek

    Essays on Empirical Asset Pricing
  • Stefan van Kampen

    The Cross-sectional and Time-Series Dynamics of Corporate Finance: Empirical evidence from financially constrained firms
  • Wilma de Groot

    Assessing Asset Pricing Anomalies
  • Romulo Trindade Tomé Marques Alves

    Information Transmission in Finance: Essays on Commodity Markets, Sustainable Investing, and Social Networks
  • Yannick Tristan Wiessner

    Dynamics of Inclusive Prosperity
  • Yifan Ma

    PhD in Finance
  • Francesca Caucci

    PhD in Finance
  • Koen-Jan Leendert van den Bosch

    Values in Finance
  • Vaibhav Grewal

    PhD in Finance

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