Erik Feyen is a Lead Financial Sector Economist in the Financial Systems Global Practice of the World Bank. He heads the Practice’s global financial systems monitoring team and has led banking and capital market work for client countries in Asia, Latin-America, sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean, and the Middle-East. He previously worked as a management consultant. Erik holds a PhD in Finance from the University of Amsterdam and studied at Toulouse School of Economics and Delft University of Technology. Erik's work has appeared in professional and academic publications including the Journal of Financial Economics, World Bank Economic Review, and the Journal of Financial Perspectives.