Stephan Hollander

Stephan Hollander is a Professor of Financial Accounting at Tilburg University. He has been a visiting research scholar at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and the University of Melbourne, and an auditor at Deloitte. His research focuses on the role corporate communication plays in capital markets functioning efficiently, and on how regulatory and legislative changes and technological developments influence firms’ information environments. Much of his work uses methods in computational linguistics. For example, a simple pattern-based sequence-classification approach provides new insights on political risks firms are facing. Professor Hollander has published his research in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, the Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Accounting Studies.

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Which Businesses Will Covid-19 Disrupt and Why? An Assessment Based on Firm-Level Data

Article | Apr 2, 2020

The scale of firm exposure to the coronavirus is unprecedented by earlier outbreaks, spans all major economies and is pervasive across all industries

Firm-Level Exposure to Epidemic Diseases: Covid-19, SARS, and H1N1

Paper Working Paper Series | | Apr 2020

As Covid-19 spreads globally in the first quarter of 2020, this paper finds that firms’ primary concerns relate to the collapse of demand, increased uncertainty, and disruption in supply chains

The Global Impact of Brexit Uncertainty

Article | Dec 15, 2019

Brexit uncertainty has already taken an economic toll

The Global Impact of Brexit Uncertainty

Paper Working Paper Series | | Dec 2019

Using tools from computational linguistics, we construct new measures of the impact of Brexit on listed firms in the United States and around the world