Leonard Wolk

I work at the department of finance at VU Amsterdam and I am a co-founder of Symonda, where we are in the process of developing platforms to help people make better long-term plans. You can reach me at l.wolk@vu.nl. I previously worked at Colby College and Maastricht University.

Current academic affiliation
2017/02 - current Assistant professor of Finance (tenured Spring 2022)
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Past affiliations
2015/02 - 2016/12 Todger Anderson Assistant Professor of Investing and Behavioral Economics
Department of Economics, Colby College
2012/11 - 2014/12 Assistant professor
Department of Finance, Maastricht University
2014/03 - 2014/12 Fellow
Graduate School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University

Current teaching

Selection of ongoing projects
  • Non-standard errors. Participant in the crowdsourced project with 300+ authors (see the website of Fincap for more information).
  • Tiebout Sorting and Toxic Releases with Dakshina De Silva, Anita Schiller and Aurelie Slechten.
  • Research project on the intersection between cooperation, generosity and competition with Nathan W. Chan, Stephen Knowles and Ronald Peeters.
  • Research project on auctions for assets with uncertain values with Elnaz Bajoori and Ronald Peeters.
Journal publications: Other publications: Contact information:
  • Email: l.wolk@vu.nl
Last updated: Aug 2022.