The Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities [Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen] has recently appointed 18 new Directors and 22 new members. Lex Hoogduin has been appointed as Director.
Lex Hoogduin is Professor of the Economics of Complexity and Uncertainty in Financial Markets and Financial Institutions in the Faculty of Economics and Business. He founded GloComNet, the Global Complexity Network.
Hoogduin concentrates on the economics of complex systems, with a particular focus on financial systems and financial institutes, including the supervision of these systems and institutes. From 2009 to 2011, Lex Hoogduin was a member of the board of De Nederlandsche Bank. Between 1997 and 2001 he acted as personal advisor to University of Groningen alumnus Wim Duisenberg, the first president of the European Central Bank.
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