Rosanne Vanpee

Assistant Professor International Financial Management, Hogeschool Universiteit Brussel and KU Leuven

Work Experience:
Oct 2010 – Present Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel
Professor International Financial Management
Affiliated researcher at KU Leuven, Faculty of Business and Economics

Jan 2010 – Oct 2010 Fortis Investments Management/BNP Investment Partners
Perfomance & Risk Analyst – Manager Fixed Income
Analysis of fixed income funds and structured products (CDO, CDS)

Sep 2007 - Jan 2010 Fortis Investments Management
Perfomance & Risk Analyst – Team leader Alternative Investments
Performance and risk analysis of mutual funds: convertible bond funds, Liability
Driven Investments, high yield funds, commodities

Sep 2003 - Aug 2007 KU Leuven, Faculty of Business and Economics
FWO Aspirant - PhD International Finance

Jul 2002 - Aug 2003 WH SelfInvest SA (GH Luxemburg)
Junior Financial Broker

2003-2007 Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
PhD in Applied Economics – International Finance
“Home Bias and the Implicit Costs of Investing Abroad”
Promotor: Prof. Dr. Piet Sercu
Commission: Ian Cooper (London Business School), Peter Schotman (Maastricht
University), Hans Dewachter (NBB), Constant Beckers (KULeuven)

1998-2002 Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Master in Applied Economics - Finance
Master thesis: Performance analysis of mutual funds: a ranking of the best
mutual fund managers in Belgium

> Sercu P and Vanpée R, 2012, The Home Bias in Equity Portfolios, in H.K. Baker
and L.A Riddick, eds, Survey of International Finance, chapter 16. Oxford
University Press. (forthcoming)
> De Moor L and Vanpée R, 2012, Bond and Equity Home Bias and Foreign Bias: an
International Study, HUB Research Paper 35.
> Sercu P, Vanpée R, 2012, The Value of Clean Hands: How to Appeal to
International Equity Investors, submitted for publication at the World Economy.
> De Moor L, Sercu P and Vanpée R, 2010, The Plausibility of Risk Estimates and
Implied Costs to International Equity Investments, Journal of Empirical Finance,
17.4, 623-644
> Sercu P, Vanpée R, 2008, Estimating the Costs of International Equity
Investments, The Review of Finance, 12.4, 587-634
> Sercu P, Vanpée R, 2007, Home Bias in International Equity Portfolios – a
Review, Working Paper, Working Paper AFI 0704, K.U.Leuven Faculty of Business
and Economics
> Crombez J, De Moor L, Sercu P, Vanpée R, 2003, “Performance of Belgian
mutual funds: Do size and momentum matter?” Bank- en Financiewezen, vol.
March, pp. 124 - 132.

Presentations on international conferences:
“The Value of Clean Hands: Public Policy and International Asset Allocation”:
- Multinational Finance Conference, Rome, June 26-29 2011
- European Finance Association, Athens, August 27-30 2008
- European Financial Management Association, Vienna, June 27-30 2007
“Estimating the Costs of International Equity Investments”:
- European Financial Management Association, Madrid, June 28-July 1, 2006
- Belgian Financial Research Forum, Namur, June 14, 2006
- EIASM Workshop on Financial Market Development in the Central and Eastern
European Countries, Prague, May 26-27, 2006
Paper discussions:
- IFSAM VIIIth World Congress 2006, Berlin, September 28-30, 2006
- 3rd Corporate Finance Day K.U.Leuven, September 20, 2005

Running projects:
- Van Campenhout, G, I. Van De Woestyne and R. Vanpée. Regional Differences in
Convertible Bond Funds. Speciaal Fonds NBB 2011.
- De Moor L., K. Devooght, G. Van Campenhout, L. Van Liedekerke and R. Vanpée,
The Use of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis to Define and Evaluate Social
Responsible Investments, BOF project 2013 – 2017.

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