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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

    BIO

    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 joined the Academic Advisory Board of PGGM in December 2020. Between 2018 and 2021, she served a three-year term as the Head of the Finance Group at the University of Amsterdam. Prior to joining the University of Amsterdam, Eiling was a faculty member at the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management. Eiling received a PhD in Finance from Tilburg University.

    ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT 

    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 

    RESEARCH INTERESTS

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

    HONORS AND AWARDS

    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         

  • Research in progress

    WORKING PAPERS

     

    • Sectoral Labor Reallocation and Return Predictability, E. Eiling, R. Kan (University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management) and A. Sharifkhani (Northeastern University) SSRN link
       
    • Labor Income Risk and Stock Returns: The Role of Horizon Effects, E. Eiling, F. de Jong (Tilburg University), R. Laeven (University of Amsterdam) and R. Sperna Weiland (University of Amsterdam) SSRN link
       
    • Homeowners’ Risk Premia: Evidence from Zip Code Housing Returns, E. Eiling, E. Giambona (Syracuse University), R. Lopez Aliouchkin (Syracuse University), and P. Tuijp (Ortec and University of Amsterdam) SSRN link
       
    • Aggregate Asset Pricing Implications of Human Capital Mobility in General Equilibrium, A. Donangelo (University of Texas at Austin), E. Eiling and M. Palacios (University of Calgary)
       
    • Currency Risk Hedging: No Free Lunch, F. A. De Roon (Tilburg University), E. Eiling, B. Gerard (Norwegian School of Managament BI) and P. Hillion (INSEAD) SSRN link
  • Publications

    2015

    2013

    2012

    • Eiling, E., Gerard, B., & de Roon, F. A. (2012). Euro-zone equity returns: country versus industry effects. Review of Finance, 16(3), 755-798. https://doi.org/10.1093/rof/rfq034
    • 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jimonfin.2012.01.015
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  • Ancillary activities
    • PGGM
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