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Robert Lensink awarded Royal Decoration

26 April 2018
Mayor Van Dijk (municipality Aa and Hunze) congratulates Robert Lensink.

On Thursday 26 April, four University of Groningen (UG) nominees received a Royal Decoration. Amongst them is Prof. Robert Lensink, Professor of Finance and Financial Markets at the Faculty of Economics and Business, who has been appointed Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau.

Robert Lensink (Tiel, 1962) is Professor of Finance and Financial Markets at the UG (80%) and Professor of Finance and Development in the Development Economics Group at Wageningen University and Research (20%). He is universally recognized as an eminent researcher, an inspiring mentor and colleague and an impassioned lecturer with a strong preference for and tireless commitment to Africa and the economy of the developing world in general. It is with utter dedication that he devotes his considerable talents to a range of academic projects, partnerships and initiatives. This applies both to the numerous academic publications to his name and to securing external funds for academic research. Recurring themes in his research are the organization and evaluation of microfinance, entrepreneurship, transparency, poverty, costs, income inequality and economic growth.

Van Dijk and Lensink.
Van Dijk and Lensink.
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