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dr. H.C. van Beusichem (Henry)

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About Me

Henry van Beusichem holds a Ph.D. in Finance from Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM)/Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University in Rotterdam. He also holds a B.Eng. degree in Industrial Engineering (Hogeschool ‘s-Hertogenbosch), and M.Sc. degrees in Business Administration with a major in Finance & Investments (RSM, Erasmus University) and in International Management (Community of European Management Schools).

He worked as a controller and gained professional experience at CRH Umformtechnik GmbH & Co. KG (Germany). In 2007, he joined the Department of Finance of RSM, Erasmus University as a Ph.D. candidate under the supervision of prof. dr. Abe de Jong. His Ph.D. trajectory was supported by ERIM and NWO (NWO projects 360-52-080 and 360-52-082, applied for by prof. dr. Jan Luiten van Zanden and prof. dr. Abe de Jong). He joined the Department of Finance & Accounting of the Faculty of Business, Management and Social Sciences (BMS) in 2011. 

Languages

Dutch (native), English (fluent), German (fluent)

Expertise

Netherlands
Transparency
Disclosure
Impact
Price
The Netherlands
Transaction
Information

Research

His research interests are in the area of empirical corporate finance and include capital structure choice, dividend policy, corporate investment, corporate governance and financial reporting. This also includes the history of finance and governance in the Netherlands.

PhD thesis

  • Firms and Financial Markets: Empirical studies on the informational value of dividends, governance and financial reporting (No. EPS-2016-378-F&A). ERIM Ph.D. Series Research in Management. Erasmus University Rotterdam., Promotor: Abe de Jong, Co-promotor: Gerarda Westerhuis (URL: http://hdl.handle.net/1765/93079)

Publications (Peer-Reviewed)

  • Abe de Jong, Teye Marra and Henry van Beusichem (2016). ‘The price impact of block transactions in the Netherlands, International Journal of Corporate Governance, 7(1), 1-31.
  • Henry van Beusichem, Abe de Jong, Douglas V. DeJong and Gerard Mertens (2016). ‘Transparency, corporate governance and firm performance in The Netherlands,’ Maandblad voor Accounting en Bedrijfseconomie, 90(7/8), 308-322.

Work in progress

  • ‘The logic of dividend policy in the twentieth century: Evidence from the Netherlands,’ with Abe de Jong and Philip T. Fliers
  • ‘The informational role of dividends in the Netherlands 1961-2006,’ with Abe de Jong

Presentations

His papers have been presented at e.g. the European Business History Association meetings (2008, 2015), Annual Economic History Society conference (2009), Tilec/AFM Seminar at Tilburg University (2006), Belgian Financial Research Forum (2014), RSM Erasmus University in Ph.D. Seminar Series, RSM Erasmus University/ERIM PhD Defense (2016), University of Groningen (PEGDECH Seminar, 2018) and UTwente F&A Research Seminars (2018).

Research funding

  • NWO projects 360-52-080 and 360-52-082

Professional service

  • Ad-hoc referee for Applied Economics and Economic Systems
  • Discussant at ‘Corporate Finance Day’ at RSM Erasmus University (2008)
  • Member of Business History @ Erasmus platform
  • Contact person/Reviewer for the Ethics Committee BMS (2016-...)

Media coverage 

 

Publications

UT Research Information System

Education

He has taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses and in modules in corporate finance, entrepreneurial finance, corporate governance, financial and management accounting in the (International) Business Administration programme and related study programmes, and supervises BSc/MSc theses related to the before mentioned areas. 

Teaching activities

University of Science and Technology of China  

  • Guest lectures (2017) at USTC in Hefei (MSc students) and Suzhou (MBA students).

University of Twente

  • Courses including Corporate Financial Management and Analysis (BScIBA2: 201100026), International Financial Management (BScIBA2: 201100031), Seminar Corporate Finance (BScIBA2: 201100038), Management Accounting and Control (BScBA2: 194110040), IBA Project (BScBA3: 201100041), Accounting & Finance (pre-MScBA4: 201400016), Finance & Corporate Governance (MScBA4 201600010), Corporate Finance for Business Administration (MScBA4: 194110070), Entrepreneurial Finance (MScBA4: 201000087)
  • Modules including Finance, Accounting and Information Systems (BScIBA1: M3 201300103, FAIS), Financing Entrepreneurial Start-ups and Innovative firms (BScIBA2, M8 201500016, FENSI); Change, Governance, Ethics and Leadership (BScIBA3: M11 201500017); Innovation & Entrepreneurship (HTHT: M 201500115); I&E Basics: Innovation & Entrepreneurial Finance EIT (201700180); Finance for Engineers (TBK 201400056/BIT 201400301); Health Economics and Accounting (BScHS 201400079)
  • Thesis supervision (BSc/MSc)

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

  • Course: Corporate Finance (BSc BA: BKB0023) as tutorial instructor
  • Thesis supervision (BSc/MSc)

Professional services

  • Member of (I)BA Program Committee (2017-…)
  • Contact person/Reviewer for the Ethics Committee BMS (2016-...)
  • Member of the BSc IBA Program accreditation team: EPAS (2013, 2016) and NVAO (2013)
  • Module coordinator (2012-2015)
  • Ad-hoc reviewer of textbooks (e.g. Pearson: Corporate Finance textbook)

Teaching qualifications

  • University Teaching Qualification, University of Twente (planned 2018)
  • Basic Didactics Certificate, RISBO (2010)

The following overview consists of current educational activities.

Courses

Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Ravelijn (building no. 10), room RA 2410
Hallenweg 17
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Ravelijn  RA 2410
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands