Stefan Straetmans

ECCE Research Fellow

Stefan Straetmans is currently an Associate Professor of Finance at Maastricht University in the Netherlands. His research interests are situated on the interface between finance and macroeconomics. They include, inter alia, financial crises and financial contagion, international finance, financial stability (tail risk and systemic risk), financial risk management, and all kinds of applications of the statistical theory of extreme values in financial economics; but he is also interested in the relationship between corporate governance/corporate social responsibility and the financial industry’s risk-taking behaviour and overall stability. His work has been published in numerous academic journals including the Review of Economics and Statistics, the Journal of Applied Econometrics, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of Empirical Finance, the Journal of International Money and Finance or Real Estate Economics.

He acted as a consultant for the European Central Bank, KPN Pension Fund and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is also an Associate Editor of "Studies in Economics and Finance" and the "Euro-Mediterranean economics and Finance Review".

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