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Research interests

Stephan Hollander is an Associate Professor in the Department of Accountancy. He holds a Ph.D. in Accounting from Tilburg University. Prior to pursuing an academic career, Stephan worked for five years at an international accounting firm. He teaches Financial Statement Analysis in the Master's program, and his research focuses on corporate disclosure and the role of informational intermediaries (financial analysts, the business press) in debt and equity markets.

Curriculum vitae


  • Tilburg University, Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Ph.D. student and teaching assistant, 2003-2007
  • Tilburg University, Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Assistant Professor of Accounting, 2007-2015
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan School of Management, Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting, 2008
  • Tilburg University, Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Academic Director MSc Accountancy, 2014-Present
  • Tilburg University, Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Associate Professor of Accounting, 2015-Present
  • The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Business School, Visiting Associate Professor of Accounting, 2016

Current courses

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External positions

Board member (Limperg Instituut)

5 Jul 2017 → …


  • Accountancy
  • Accounting
  • Auditors

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Research Output 2007 2019

Automatic summarization of earnings releases: Attributes and effects on investors’ judgments

Cardinaels, E., Hollander, S. & White, B., Sep 2019, In : Review of Accounting Studies. 24, 3, p. 860-890

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Content management

Firm-level political risk: Measurement and effects

Hassan, T. A., Hollander, S., van Lent, L. A. G. M. & Tahoun, A., Nov 2019, In : Quarterly Journal of Economics. 134, 4, p. 2135-2202

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Political risk
Risk measurement
Stock market volatility
Conference calls

Bridging the gap: The design of bank loan contracts and distance

Hollander, S. & Verriest, A. J. M., Feb 2016, In : Journal of Financial Economics. 119, 2, p. 399-419

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Bank loans
Endogeneity bias
Contract design
Information asymmetry

Does silence speak? An empirical analysis of disclosure choices during conference calls

Hollander, S., Pronk, M. & Roelofsen, E., 2010, In : Journal of Accounting Research. 48, 3, p. 531-563

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Conference calls

The merits and economic consequences of reputation: Three essays

Hollander, S., 2007, Tilburg: CentER, Center for Economic Research. 116 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisScientific

Economic consequences
Audit firms
Firm size

Projects 2004 2007

Financial analysts and the exchange effect

Hollander, S. & Bouwens, J. F. M. G.


Project: Research project

Prizes / Recognition