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Maarten is associate professor at the department of Finance of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Prior to his work at the VU, Maarten worked as a Research Advisor at the Banking and Payments Department at the Bank of Canada to mentor a team of talented young research economists that advised the Bank on cryptocurrencies and central bank digital currency (CBDC). His research has been published in academic journals such as the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis and the Journal of Political Economy. He holds a PhD in financial economics from the Erasmus University Rotterdam (2013).


Maarten’s main academic interests revolve around the areas of digital currencies and risk management. 


New Developments in Risk Management; Research Projects; Thesis work

Ancillary activities

  • Université Panthéon-Assas | Paris | Visiting Professor | 2023-03-27 - 2023-03-31

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User created Keywords

  • Cryptocurrency
  • Digital currency
  • CBDC
  • Financial stability
  • Risk management
  • Systemic risk
  • Extreme value theory