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Wilko Bolt is professor of Payment Systems at the VU Amsterdam and senior economist at the Economics and Research Division of De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB). He was also active as a researcher at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. His main research areas are payment systems, platform economics, and money and banking. His research appeared in academic journals such as American Economic Review, European Economic Review, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Economic Theory, and European Journal of Operational Research. Wilko Bolt was awarded the Hennipman Prize by the Dutch Royal Economic Association in 2007 for his research.

Research

  • Economics of Payment Systems
  • Platform Economics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Money and Banking

Ancillary activities

  • De Nederlandsche Bank | Amsterdam | Senior Economist | 1996-08-01 - present

Ancillary activities are updated daily

Teaching

I currently teach the Finance Master Course Economics of Payment Systems.

Education/Academic qualification

Econometrics, Master, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Mathematical Economics, PhD, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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Payment Business & Economics
Pricing Business & Economics
The Netherlands Business & Economics
Banking competition Business & Economics
Costs Business & Economics
Loans Business & Economics
Bank competition Business & Economics
Retail payments Business & Economics

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Research Output 1995 2019

Identifying booms and busts in house prices under heterogeneous expectations

Bolt, W., Demertzis, M., Diks, C., Hommes, C. & Leij, M. V. D., Jun 2019, In : Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control. 103, p. 234-259 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Heterogeneous Expectations
Bubble
Early Warning
Market Model
Tax

On the value of virtual currencies

Bolt, W. & van Oordt, M., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Speculation and the price of virtual currency

Bolt, W. & van Oordt, M., 14 May 2019, In : VoxEU.org.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleProfessional

The global macroeconomics of a trade war: Findings from the EAGLE model

Bolt, W., Mavromatis, K. & van Wijnbergen, S., 25 Apr 2019, In : VoxEU.org.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleProfessional

The global macroeconomics of a trade war: The EAGLE model on the US-China trade conflict

Bolt, W., Mavromatis, K. & van Wijnbergen, S., 2019, 015/VIII ed., Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute, 28 p. (TI Discussion Paper Series; vol. 2019, no. 015/VIII).

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Prizes

Hennipman Prize

Wilko Bolt (Recipient), 2007

PrizeAcademic