Bio

Stephan Hollander is Professor of Financial Accounting at Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Tilburg University. Professor Hollander’s 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. Hollander’s work, co-authored with leading researchers, has appeared in the Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Accounting Studies, and The Quarterly Journal of Economics. His paper on automatic summarization of earnings releases won the 2018 Best Paper Midyear Meeting Award by the Financial Accounting and Reporting Section of the American Accounting Association. Hollander worked as an auditor at Deloitte prior to his PhD.

Expertise

  • Corporate communication
  • Computational linguistics in accounting
  • Empirical accounting research

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Recent publications

  1. Localized Information Acquisition: What Do Two Billion EDGAR Queries …

    Litjens, R., & Hollander, S. (2021). Localized Information Acquisition: What Do Two Billion EDGAR Queries Say About Who Acquires Information from SEC Filings and When? SSRN.
  2. Automatic summarization of earnings releases - Attributes and effects…

    Cardinaels, E., Hollander, S., & White, B. (2019). Automatic summarization of earnings releases: Attributes and effects on investors’ judgments. Review of Accounting Studies, 24(3), 860-890.
  3. Firm-level political risk - Measurement and effects

    Hassan, T. A., Hollander, S., van Lent, L. A. G. M., & Tahoun, A. (2019). Firm-level political risk: Measurement and effects. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 134(4), 2135-2202.
  4. Bridging the gap: The design of bank loan contracts and distance

    Hollander, S., & Verriest, A. J. M. (2016). Bridging the gap: The design of bank loan contracts and distance. Journal of Financial Economics, 119(2), 399-419.
  5. Does silence speak? An empirical analysis of disclosure choices durin…

    Hollander, S., Pronk, M., & Roelofsen, E. (2010). Does silence speak? An empirical analysis of disclosure choices during conference calls. Journal of Accounting Research, 48(3), 531-563.

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