Neeltje van Horen is Senior Research Advisor at the Bank of England, Professor of Financial Economics at the University of Amsterdam and a Research Fellow of the CEPR. Her research focuses on macro-financial linkages, international finance and global banking. She has published articles on foreign banks, financial crises, international shock transmission, small business lending, sovereign debt and trade in a number of journals, including Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, American Economic Journal - Macro, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Review of Finance, IMF Economic Review and the American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings.