Daniel Urban


Assistant Professor of Finance
Department of Business Economics
Erasmus School of Economics
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Room E2-47, P.O. Box 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam (NL)

+31 10 408 2923
urban [at] ese.eur.nl


Working Papers

Does board size matter?, with Dirk Jenter and Thomas Schmid
FIRS 2020, AFA 2019, European Summer Symposium in Financial Markets (ESSFM) 2018, 2018 SFS Cavalcade North America, 2018 CEPR Symposium

Whom to follow: Individual manager performance and persistence in private equity investments, with Reiner Braun, Nils Dorau and Tim Jenkinson
19th Cologne Colloquium on Financial Markets, 2019 FMA, Paris December 2019 Finance Meeting, 2018 Private Equity Research Symposium

Female directors and firm value: New evidence from directors' deaths, with Thomas Schmid
Revise & resubmit, Management Science
AFA 2016, FIRS 2016, SGF 2016, VHB 2016, Paris December Meeting 2015
VHB Annual Meeting 2016, Best Practice Paper Award

Index creation, information, and external finance, with Vidhan K. Goyal and Wenting Zhao
Revise & resubmit, Journal of Accounting Research
AFA 2021, FIRS 2017, China International Conference in Finance 2017, FMA 2017, SGF 2017, FMA Europe 2017, Asian Finance Association Annual Meeting 2017
FMA 2017 and FMA Europe 2017, semi-finalist best paper award

Does new ownership need new leadership? Performance implications of CEO turnover in private equity investments, with Reiner Braun and Nils Dorau

Investor personality and success in venture capital, with Reiner Braun, Silja Spreng and Andranik Tumasjan

Other Papers
Work in Progress

Index membership and CSR, with Vidhan Goyal and Daniel Schmidt

Long-run effects of exogenous executive retirements, with Dirk Jenter and Thomas Schmid

Finance conference ranking 2021, with Esad Smajlbegovic