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prof. dr. L.A.H. (Luc) Laeven


Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Finance


Luc Laeven is Deputy Division Chief in the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund and Professor of Finance at CentER, Tilburg University. Prior to this, he was a Senior Economist at the World Bank. His research focuses on international banking and corporate finance issues and has been published in top academic journals, including the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, and the Review of Financial Studies. He has also co-edited a book on Systemic Financial Crises: Containment and Resolution published by Cambridge University Press, a book on Deposit Insurance around the World: Issues of Design and Implementation published by MIT Press, and a Reader on International Corporate Finance. He is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London and a Research Associate at the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI). He studied at Tilburg University, the University of Amsterdam, and the London School of Economics.

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    Luc Laeven Deputy Division Chief Research Department International Monetary Fund 700 19th Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20431 United States Tel. 202-6239020 E-mail: LLAEVEN@IMF.ORG
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Last amended: 08 December 2011