K. Geert Rouwenhorst

Robert B. and Candice J. Haas Professor of Corporate Finance & Deputy Director of the International Center for Finance

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Geert Rouwenhorst specializes in empirical finance and asset pricing. His research interests include risk and return in international equity markets, commodity investments, and the history of financial innovation. He has held visiting positions at MIT and the IMF. His co-edited book The Origins of Value: the Financial Innovations that Created Modern Capital Markets surveys key historical innovations in the field of finance, and was named a book of the year by Barron’s and the Economist.

Education

  • PhD, University of Rochester, 1991
  • MS, University of Rochester, 1988
  • BLaw, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 1986
  • MS, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 1985

Publications

Selected Books

W.N. Goetzmann, C Labio, K.G. Rouwenhorst and T. Young
Yale Press
2013
W. N. Goetzmann and K.G. Rouwenhorst
Oxford University Press, USA
2005

Selected Articles

K.G. Rouwenhorst, G. Bhardwaj, and G. Gorton
Review of Financial Studies
2014
R. G. Frehen, W. N. Goetzmann and K.G. Rouwenhorst
Journal of Financial Economics
2013
G. B. Gorton, F. Hayashi and K.G. Rouwenhorst
Review of Finance
2013
K.G. Rouwenhorst and K. Tang
Annual Review of Financial Economics
2012
R. Frehen, K.G. Rouwenhorst and W. N. Goetzmann
Housing and Mortgage Markets in Historical Perspective
2012

Selected Working Papers

Facts and fantasies about commodity futures ten years later
G. Bhardwaj, G. Gorton & K.G. Rouwenhorst
2015
The role of hedgers and speculators in liquidity provision to commodity futures markets
W. Kang, K. G. Rouwenhorst and K. Tang
2014
Geetesh Bhardwaj, Gary Gorton, K. Geert Rouwenhorst
2015

Insights

Posts by K. Geert Rouwenhorst

Achievements

Roger F. Murray Prize
Q-Group Grant on Commodity Research
Award for Outstanding Research
International Investment Forum
1997
Frederick Frank Grant for research with an international focus

Editorships

Emerging Markets Review
Editorial Board
European Financial Management
Editorial Board
Financial Economics Network: European Finance
Editorial Board
Journal of Asset Management
Editorial Board
Journal of Commodity Markets
Editorial Board