Bezemer, Prof. Dirk
Dirk Bezemer is Professor of Economics of International Financial Development. He holds a PhD in economics (Amsterdam, 20001) and two MSc degrees (Wageningen, 1995). He was a researcher at Imperial College (Univ. London) and worked on development economics issues in policy advice and in the UK civil service before joining the University of Groningen, where he is an Associate Professor.
Dirk Bezemer leads a research team working on financial fragility, economic models and the causes and consequences of the financial crisis. In addition to academic publications, Dirk Bezemer co-wrote OECD, World Bank and UNCTAD policy reports. He is a frequent contributor to international and Dutch newspapers and television. In 2011-2013 he obtained three research grants and he coordinates the Economics of Credit and Debt research work within the New York based Institute for New Economic Thinking. Dirk Bezemer is a member of the Dutch Sustainable Finance Lab.
- Anders bankieren - kan het? (Another way of banking - is it possible? Bezemer joined a debate on Buitenhof TV (10 nov. 2013, from 26.25 on, in Dutch)
- Debt: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. What is debt? How did it cause the crisis? Dirk Bezemer explains using video and animation
Previously in the news
- Why Dutch debt tells us economic growth may be fragile
- De crisis en het slechte geheugen van economen [The Crisis and Economists' Short-Term Memories, in Dutch]
- ‘The West must put a stop to food speculation’
- Big finance is a problem (Financial Times, November 3 2013)
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