Jakob de Haan


Jakob de Haan

Economics and Research Division
phone +31 20 5245756
email Jakob de Haan 

Short Bio

Since November 1, 2009 Head of Research of De Nederlandsche Bank. In addition, Professor of Political Economy at the University of Groningen and affiliated to CESifo. Editor of the European Journal of Political Economy (EJPE).

Research interests

  • Political economy of monetary policy (central bank independence, accountability and transparency)
  • Monetary policy
  • Banking 
  • Institutions, economic policies, and economic outcomes 


See my personal personal page at RuG and/or Repec


Recent speeches

13 August 2010: Keynote address (Bank Size, Market Concentration, and US Bank Earnings Volatility in the Wake of the Global Financial Crisis) at the Seminario sobre Riscos, Estabililidade Financeira e Economia Bancaria of the Central Bank of Brasil, Sao Paulo.

23/24 July 2010: China's Investments in Africa, CESifo Summer Institute: The Evolving Role of China in the Global Economy, Venice (CESifo Summer Institute).

31 May 2010: The Communication Policy of the European Central Bank: An Overview of the First Decade, presentation at the 2010 Bank of Korea Conference, The Changing Role of Central Banks, Seoel (Bank of Korea).



Latest update: August 2010