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Home | People | Esther Eiling

Esther Eiling


University of Amsterdam
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Esther Eiling is an Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Amsterdam. Her research has been published in the Journal of Finance, the Review of Finance and the Journal of International Money and Finance. She is a Research Fellow at the Tinbergen Institute and a member of the Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group at the Becker Friedman Institute. Prior to joining the University of Amsterdam, she was a faculty member at the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management. Eiling received a PhD in Finance from Tilburg University.


Eiling, E. and Gerard, B. (2015). Emerging equity market comovements: trends and macroeconomic fundamentals Review of Finance, 19(4):1543--1585.

Eiling, E. (2013). Industry-Specific Human Capital, Idiosyncratic Risk and the Cross-Section of Expected Stock Returns The Journal of Finance, 68(1):43--84.

Eiling, E., Gerard, B., Hillion, P. and de Roon, F.A. (2012). International portfolio diversification: currency, industry and country effects revisited Journal of international Money and Finance, 31(5):1249--1278.

Eiling, E., Gerard, B. and de Roon, F.A. (2012). Euro-zone equity returns: country versus industry effects Review of Finance, 16(3):755--798.