Jakob De Haan

Former Head of Research at De Nederlandsche Bank, Professor of Political Economy at University Of Groningen

Jakob de Haan is former Head of Research of De Nederlandsche Bank and Professor of Political Economy, University of Groningen, the Netherlands. He has been Scientific Director of SOM, the graduate school and research institute of the faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Groningen. He graduated at the University of Groningen, where he also got his Ph.D. He has published extensively on issues like public debt, monetary policy, central bank independence, political and economic freedom and European integration. He is member of the editorial board of Public Choice, European Union Politics, and the Journal of Common Market Studies, He has been editor of the European Journal of Political Economy, and has been President of the European Public Choice Society. De Haan has been Visiting Professor at the Free University Berlin (2003/4), Kiel Institute (2002, 2010), and the University of Munich (1999). He is also Research Fellow of CESIfo.