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Research interests

Harry Huizinga's fields of expertise are financial economics and public economics. Resaerch topics include deposit insurance, the VAT on the financial sector, the stabilty of banks, capital gains taxation, and the taxation of multinational firms.


Professor of International Economics, Tilburg University, The Netherlands, since 1992.

Economic Adviser, Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission, Brussels, 2000-2003.

Assistant Professor of Economics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 1988-1992.

Visitor, Development Research Group, World Bank, Washington, DC, January-June 1997.

Consultant, Fiscal Affairs Division, OECD, Paris, 1994, 1995.

Visiting Scholar, Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC, 1993, 1996; Research Department, 1991, 2008.

Consultant, World Bank, Washington, DC, 1988, 1990,1992, 1999.

Summer Intern, International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC, 1985.


In a seminar course on taxation for MSc Economics students, I present students with research on the taxation of multinational firms. The course also deals with current tax policy issues confronting multinational firms.

In a BSc Economics course on the economics of banking and finance, I introduce studens to research related to the operation of banks and their supervision.


Current courses

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External positions

Expertise on financial markets (Wereldbank)

14 Oct 202013 Oct 2024

Expertise on banking (Europees Parlement)

14 Oct 202013 Oct 2024

Policy analysis (Europees Parlement)

17 Jul 201730 Sept 2017


  • International Economic Relations
  • Tax Policy
  • Economic Relations
  • Economics
  • Banking


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