Macro and International Economics (MInt)

MInt Amsterdam is one of the research groups of ASE-RI, the research institute of the Amsterdam School of Economics. It focuses on applied and theoretical research within the areas of macro and international economics.

Both research areas are broadly defined and include (but are not limited to) business cycle analysis, fiscal policy, growth theory, international trade and finance, macro-finance, monetary economics, and pension economics. The group consists of faculty members, post-docs, PhD students and affiliated members.

Faculty members of MInt participate in the research and teaching of the Tinbergen Institute. The Tinbergen Institute is the graduate school and research institute operated jointly by the Schools of Economics and Econometrics of the Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), University of Amsterdam (UvA) and VU University Amsterdam (VU). 

MInt welcomes new colleagues

MInt welcomes four new staff members. Marcelo Pedroni joined MInt as assistant professor. Marcelo's specialisation is public economics and computational methods. He will graduate this year under the supervision of prof. Christopher Phelan at the Univerity of Minesota.

Klaas Knot, President of the Dutch Central Bank and member of the governing council of the ECB joined MInt as professor of Monetary Stability.

As of September 1st, Aerdt Houben will start as part-time professor of Financial Policies, Institutions and Markets.  Aerdt is currently the director of the division financial stability at the Dutch Central Bank.

Finally, Alex Clymo (LSE) joined MInt as a postdoc. Alex finished his Phd under the supervision of Wouter den Haan at the Paul Woolley Centre and the Centre for Macroeconomics at the London School of Economics.


Other News

  • Pension administration and assets manager MN sponsors new chair in Pension Economics at the UvA Press release (in Dutch)
  • Christian A. Stoltenberg and Vadym Lepetyuk published their paper 'Policy Announcements and Welfare' in the Economic Journal


Prof. Beetsma's research and his Phd students are supported by pensionfund provider MN.  

  • prof. dr. F.J.G.M. (Franc) Klaassen

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Published by  ASE-RI

25 September 2015