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Dr. E. (Esther) Eiling

Associate Professor of Finance
Faculty of Economics and Business
Sectie Finance
Photographer: Ineke Oostveen

Visiting address
  • Plantage Muidergracht 12
  • Room number:M3.16
Postal address
  • Postbus 15953
    1001 NL Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Profile


    Esther Eiling is an Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Amsterdam. Her research focuses on asset pricing, labor and finance and international finance and 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, a member of the Macro Finance Society, the Labor and Finance Group and the Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group at the Becker Friedman Institute. Esther Eiling is currently the Head of the Finance Group at the University of Amsterdam. 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.


    Oct 2015 – present: Associate Professor of Finance, University of Amsterdam

    Feb 2014 – Sep 2015: Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Amsterdam

    Jul 2007 – Jun 2015: Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Toronto 


    Asset Pricing, Labor and Finance, Human Capital, International Finance, Currency Risk


    2015 – present: Research Fellow of the Tinbergen Institute

    2013 – 2017: Insight Grant; Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada                   

    2011 – 2015: Standard Research Grant; Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada 

    2008: Best Paper Award (Business Valuation Research), Northern Finance Association      

    2007: Best Paper Award (Capital Market Research), Northern Finance Association         

  • Publications




    • Eiling, E., Gerard, B., & de Roon, F. A. (2012). Euro-zone equity returns: country versus industry effects. Review of Finance, 16(3), 755-798.
    • Eiling, E., Gerard, B., Hillion, P., & 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., Kan, R., & Sharifkhani, A. (Accepted/In press). Sectoral Labor Reallocation and Return Predictability. working paper.


    • de Roon, F. A., Eiling, E., Gerard, B., & Hillion, P. (Accepted/In press). Currency Risk Hedging: No Free Lunch. working paper.
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