Jan Kakes

Senior Economist in the Financial Stability Division, De Nederlandsche Bank

Jan Kakes (1968) is Senior Economist in the Financial Stability Division at De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), the Dutch central bank and prudential supervisor. The division assesses macroprudential risks in the Netherlands and formulates policy proposals to safeguard financial stability. Prior to this, he was a (Senior) Economist in the Monetary and Economic Policy Department of DNB and a Researcher at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Groningen. In 2007, he was seconded to the UK Financial Services Authority.

He has been a member of various working groups in the context of the Eurosystem, the Financial Stability Board, the Basle Committee on Banking Supervision, the Bank for International Settlements and the European Systemic Risk Board. He published on various subjects including monetary transmission, financial stability and macroprudential policy. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Groningen.

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