Paul Smeets

ECCE Resaerch Fellow

Dr. Paul Smeets is Assistant Professor in Behavioral Finance at Maastricht University. His research investigates the motives of investors to choose for socially responsible investments. Smeets obtained a Veni grant from the Dutch science foundation (NWO) to study this question. He also investigates philanthropy among millionaires in the Netherlands, France and the US. His latest paper on this topic has been published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Smeets has been working together with several national and international financial institutions such as Robeco, ABN AMRO, Triodos Bank and Deutsche Bank. Paul Smeets has been a visiting scholar at the University of California San Diego and the University of California Los Angeles.

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