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- 2002. Erasmus University. PhD in Economics.
- 1996. Erasmus University. Master in Econometrics.
- Today. VU University Amsterdam. URC Professor of Finance.
- Today. Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).
- 2008-2011. New York University. Visiting scholar at Stern first then moved to the Economics Department, faculty sponsors Robert Engle and Boyan Jovanovic, respectively.
- 2004-2005. New York University. Visiting scholar Stern, faculty sponsor Joel Hasbrouck.
- 2002. Tsinghua University Beijing. Visiting scholar, faculty sponsor Yang Zhishu.
- 2001. Stanford University. Visiting researcher at GSB, faculty sponsor Peter Reiss.
- 2000. University of Pennsylvania. Visiting doctoral fellow at Wharton, faculty sponsor Marshall Blume.
Honors and Fellowships
- 2015. China International Conference in Finance. Paper "Shades of Darkness: A Pecking Order of Trading Venues" received "TCW Best Paper Award" (USD 2,500).
- 2015. European Financial Management Association. Paper "Should Fast-Moving Capital in Crowded Trades be Avoided?" received "Euronext Capital Markets Best Paper Award" (EUR 1,500).
- 2015. Finance Down Under (U of Melbourne). Paper "Shades of Darkness: A Pecking Order of Trading Venues" received "Best Paper Award" (AUD 4,000).
- 2014. Eastern Finance Association (EFA). Paper "Need for Speed? Exchange Latency and Market Quality" awarded outstanding paper in investments award.
- 2012. American Finance Association (AFA). Paper "Does Algorithmic Trading Improve Liquidity?" finalist for 2011 Smith Breeden Prize.
- 2010. Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). VIDI grant (€800,000) to fund five-year research program.
- 2008. Western Finance Association. NYSE Euronext award for the best paper in equity trading (€5,000) received at the WFA 2008 meeting in Waikoloa, Hawaii.
- 2008. VU University Amsterdam. VU talent grant (€1,000,000) received after reaching the final round of the EU ERC starting grant competition. Personal grant to fund 5 year research program.
- 2007. Royal Dutch Economic Association. Pierson medal, i.e., "Dutch Bates Clark" (€5,000) as "promising young Dutch economist."
- 2004. Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). VENI Grant (€200,000) to fund three-year research program.
- 2003. European Central Bank. Lamfalussy Scholarship (€10,000) to fund research on European government bond markets.
- 2001. Federation of European Exchanges. Josseph de la Vega Prize (€8,000), annual award for "outstanding research on securities markets in Europe."
- 2000. Institute of International Education. Fulbright scholarship ($12,000) to fund research and study at Wharton and Stanford.
- 2012-2016. Autorité des Marchés Financiers ("French SEC"). Member of the academic board.
- 2011-2014. European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA). One of the twelve members of the Group of Economic Advisors of the Committee of Economic and Markets Analysis (CEMA).
- As of July 1, 2015. Review of Asset Pricing Studies. Associate Editor.
- Today. Market Microstructure and Liquidity. Associate Editor.
- Today. European Finance Association (EFA). Elected Member of the Executive Board.
- Today. Journal of Derivatives. Advisory Board Member.
- 2011. UK Government. Wrote commissioned report on "Electronic Trading and Market Structure" for the Foresight project "The Future of Computer Trading in Financial Markets."