Three centuries of Belgian stock exchange data

EURHISFIRM: a new European Infrastructure Development project (2018-2021)

Long-term company-level data for Europe: Funding for building a New Research Data Infrastructure.

The EURHISFIRM project continues the work of the EURHISTOCK research group. This project will make a design study for a European wide historical database on companies, including data on stock exchanges as well as documents on cultural heritage. SEE: EURHISFIRM

      13-14 December 2018 : Conference EurHiStock (European history of stock exchanges) and official launch of Equipex DFIH (at PSE) EURHISTOCK 2018 : OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF THE STOCK EXCHANGE DATABASE ON PARIS


      1. Verdickt. G, Annaert J. & Deloof M. Dividend growth and return predictability: A long-run re-examination of conventional wisdom, Journal of Empirical Finance, 52, 112-127 Journal of Empirical Finance
      2. Jan Annaert, Frans Buelens, Ludo Cuyvers Returns on foreign investment during the pre-1914 era: the case of Russia, European Review of Economic History (2019) European Review of Economic History
      3. Veronique Vermoesen, Marc Deloof, Armin Schwienbacher Incentives work: performance-related remuneration of directors before and during the great depression, European Review of Economic History (2018) European Review of Economic History
      4. Marc Deloof, Tom Vanacker The recent financial crisis, start-up financing, and survival, Journal of business finance & accounting, 45:7-8(2018), p. 928-951 Journal of business finance & accounting
      5. Leentje Moortgat, Jan Annaert, Marc Deloof Investor protection, taxation and dividend policy: Long-run evidence, 1838-2012, Journal of Banking and Finance (2017) Journal of Banking and Finance
      6. Puttevils Jeroen, Marc Deloof Pricing and marketing risk in marine insurance in sixteenth-century Antwerp', Journal of Economic History, Volume 77/Issue 3, August 2017, pp. 796 - 837 Journal of Economic History
      7. Deloof Marc, Vermoesen Veronique The value of corporate boards during the Great Depression in Belgium, Explorations in economic history, 62(2016), pp.108-123 Explorations in economic history
      8. Annaert Jan, Buelens Frans & Riva Angelo Financial history databases. Old data, old issues, new insights?' in: Chambers David and Dimson Elroy (eds.) (2016), Financial Market History. Reflections on the Past for Investors Today, CFA Institute Research Foundation
      10. Buelens Frans, Frankema Ewout Colonial adventures in tropical agriculture : new estimates of returns to investment in the Netherlands Indies, 1919-1938, Cliometrica, 10:2(2016), pp.197-224 Cliometrica
      11. Annaert Jan, Buelens Frans, Deloof Marc Long run stock returns : evidence from Belgium, 1838-2010, Cliometrica, 9:1(2015) pp. 77-95 LONG RUN STOCK RETURNS (article available at SPRINGERLink)