Martijn Stroom

Martijn Stroom

Behavioral Scientist and Post-doctoral Researcher - Maastricht University

Martijn Stroom is a behavioral economist in the Real Estate Group and Post-doctoral Researcher at the School of Business and Economics, Department of Finance. In his research, he continuously explores the behavioral side of financial or real estate problems, policy, and human performance.

Specifically, his past research focused on the effect of the indoor environment (specifically heat) on heuristics and cognitive performance, as well as investigating the behavioral response to the COVID-19 recommendations to avoid busy places. Currently, he examines which (environmental) factors influence working from home productivity. Moreover, Martijn leads an exploratory investigation to assess the human ability to assess risk in networks. Finally, he explores the value and valuation of the social part of ESG in the real estate domain.

In the public domain, Martijn is a strong advocate of a Dutch residential housing climate risk label, in expectation of upcoming climate developments

Martijn holds degrees in Education, Psychology, and Behavioral Economics as well as additional training in (Sustainable) Finance, Marketing, and Econometrics. Beyond master thesis supervision, he teaches Behavioral Finance on graduate level at Maastricht University.

Martijn's Public Engagements:

Vrij Nederland - Klimaatverandering en de woningmarkt: een huis onder water (01-04-2022) - Huizenkopers kijken niet naar klimaatrisico's: 'Een nieuw label kan helpen' (01-12-2021)

NRC Handelsblad - Verplicht huizenlabel over risico bij overstroming (03-08-2021)

NRC Handelsblad - Klimaatverandering heeft nauwelijks invloed op huizenprijzen. Dat moet anders, vinden experts (03-09-2021)