Name Maarten Pronk
Date of birth 29 April 1974
Address Tilburg University, Department of Accountancy, P.O. Box 90153, 5000 LE, Tilburg, The
Phone +31 13 4662489
Fax +31 13 4668001
2002-present Assistant professor of Accounting at CentER, Tilburg University.
My main areas of interest are (a) market liquidity around earnings announcements, (b) the use of financial
reporting information on the Internet (c) disclosure-related capital market research, and (d) online investors’
Elliott, W.B., F. Hodge, J.J. Kennedy and M. Pronk, Are MBA students a good proxy for non-professional
investors? The Accounting Review , forthcoming.
Hodge, F. and M. Pronk, The impact of expertise and investment familiarity on investors' use of online
financial report information, Journal of Accounting Auditing and Finance, forthcoming.
Hoogendoorn, M.N., G.M.H. Mertens, I.H.C. Blij, M.T. van den Einde and M. Pronk, 2001, Quality of
financial reporting in the Netherlands, Kluwer/Limperg Instituut, Amsterdam (in Dutch).
Pronk, M., 2002, Market liquidity around earnings announcements, CentER Dissertation Series, Tilburg.
Pronk, M., 2006, The impact of intraday timing of earnings announcements on the bid-ask spread and
depth, Journal of Accounting Auditing and Finance, 21:37-54.
Hodge, F. and M. Pronk, The impact of overconfidence, optimism, and loss aversion on investors’ trading
behavior around earnings announcements.
Matsumoto, D.A., M. Pronk and E. Roelofsen, The impact of performance on the disclosure level during
Catholic University Leuven, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Free University Amsterdam, Lancaster
University, London Business School, Nyenrode University, Tilburg University, University of Antwerp,
University of Iowa, University of Washington, 1998 Annual EAA Conference, 1998 FMA conference, 2000
Doctoral Colloquium of the EAA, 2001 Annual EAA Conference, 2003 Annual AAA Conference, 2003
EIASM Conference on Capital Market Research, 2004 Annual Conference of the International Accounting
Section of the AAA, 2004 Annual EAA Conference
1997-present Bachelor level: Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Academic Skills
2001-present Master level: Financial Statement Analysis, International Accounting
2005-present Executive education: Financial Reporting and Analysis (TIAS Business School); Financial
Analysis and Valuation (Controller Institute)
2004-present Graduation coordinator Financial Accounting
2004-present Member educational committee bachelor programs
2002-present Ad hoc referee The European Accounting Review
1996-2001 Member project team 'Quality of Financial Reporting in the Netherlands'
1997-2002 Ph.D. in Accounting at CentER, Tilburg University
1999, 2000 Visiting Ph.D. student, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa
1997-2001 Theoretical part of the post graduate CPA program, Tilburg University
1992-1997 Master’s studies of Business Administration and Accounting, Erasmus University
2000 PwC Scholarship for the EAA Doctoral Colloquium
1999 – 2004 Financial support from The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) to visit
the University of Iowa (3 visits) and the University of Washington (4 visits)