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prof. dr. B.W. Lensink


I am Professor of Finance and Financial Markets within the department of Economics, Econometrics and Finance of the University of Groningen, fellow of the research institute IEEF (Institute for Economics, Econometrics and Finance),  Professor of Finance and Development at the Development Economics Group, Wageningen University and Visiting Professor at Stellenbosch University, South Africa.  I am also the scientific director of CIBIF and resource person of the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC). 

Moreover, I am a fellow of SOM, chair of the board of governors of  GSG (Global Studies Groningen), external fellow of CREDIT, School of Economics, University of Nottingham, member of the steering committee of NWO-WOTRO, external fellow of SOAS (university of London), Associate Researcher CERMI (Centre for European Research in Microfinance) and a full member of the European Development Research Network (EUDN).

In 2018 I have been appointed Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau for societal influence. In 2011 I won the SOM outstanding researcher award. 

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Nettelbosje 2
9747 AE Groningen
The Netherlands

Duisenberg Building

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