Author(s): by Lex Hoogduin
Date published: Oct 2013
The 2013 SUERF Annual Lecture was delivered by Lex Hoogduin, Professor of Monetary Economics and Financial Institutions at the University of Amsterdam and former Executive Director at the Dutch Central Bank (DNB), during the SUERF/DNB/Rabobank Conference on "The Value of Banks and their Business Models to Society" in Amsterdam.
Published in SUERF Study 2014/2
2013 SUERF Annual Lecturer - Lex Hoogduin is professor of monetary economics and financial institutions at the University of Amsterdam and guest professor at the Duisenberg school of finance as well as an independent director of LCH.Clearnet and chairman of its risk committees, professor of complexity and uncertainty in financial markets and financial institutions at the State University of Groningen and advisor to Accenture. His academic work focuses on monetary theory and monetary policy and the impact of complexity and uncertainty on financial stability, risk management and strategic planning. Lex is also advisor to the Board of the Duisenberg school of Finance, a member of the Supervisory Board of Statistics Netherlands and a member of its audit committee. He is a consultant both nationally and internationally in the financial sector. Since 1980 he has had several spells at the Dutch Central Bank (DNB) as a public finance economist, deputy head and then head of the economics department and latterly as head of the monetary and economic policy department and head of the research department. Most recently, between 2009 until June 2011, he was executive director, responsible for economic policy and research, financial stability, financial markets, payment systems, statistics and information. Between 1997 and 2001 he was the personal adviser to Wim Duisenberg (first President of the European Central Bank) in Frankfurt at the EMI and ECB. From 2005-2008 he was Chief Economist of the Dutch asset manager Robeco and also head of IRIS, at that time the joint investment research company of Rabobank and Robeco.
The video of the 2013 SUERF Annual Lecture delivered by Lex Hoogduin is online at the speaker's website