Jakob de Haan

De Nederlandsche Bank and University of Groningen

Jakob de Haan (1960) is Professor of Political Economy, University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Currently, his main position is Head of Research of De Nederlandsche Bank. He has been Scientific Director of SOM, the graduate school and research institute of the faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Groningen. He graduated at the University of Groningen, where he also got his Ph.D. He has published extensively on issues like public debt, monetary policy, central bank independence, political and economic freedom and European integration. He is member of the editorial board of Public Choice, and European Union Politics, editor of the European Journal of Political Economy, and has been President of the European Public Choice Society. De Haan has been visiting professor at the Free University Berlin (2003/4), Kiel Institute (2002, 2010), and the University of Munich (1999). He is also research fellow of CESIfo.