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  • Warandelaan 2, Cobbenhagen Building, room C 11

    5037 AB Tilburg

    Netherlands

1986 …2019
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Research interests

Professor Sylvester C.W. Eijffinger is Full Professor of Financial Economics and Jean Monnet Professor of European Financial and Monetary Integration, CentER for Economic Research and Department of Economics, Tilburg University and Research Fellow, Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK and CESifo Research Network, Munich, Germany.

Career

  • Professor of European Financial Integration (part-time) at the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) of Erasmus University Rotterdam (2005-2008)
  • Research Coordinator (Head) of the Macro Research Group and permanent member of the Recruitment Committee for the Department of Economics, Econometrics and Operations Research, and Finance (since 2003)
  • Jean Monnet Professor of European Financial and Monetary Integration (chair sponsored by the European Commission) at Tilburg University (since 1998)
  • Professor of European Financial Economics at the CentER for Economic Research and the Department of Economics of Tilburg University (since 2000)
  • Chairman of the Educational Programme International Economics and Finance of Tilburg University (1998 - 2003)
  • Professor of Economic Policy (C4) at the Humboldt University of Berlin (1996-2000)
  • Professor of Monetary Economics (part-time) at the Department of European Economic Studies of the College of Europe (1994-2004)
  • Associate Professor of Monetary Economics at the CentER for Economic Research and the Department of Economics of Tilburg University (1991-1998)
  • Assistant Professor of Monetary Economics at the Department of Economics of Tilburg University (1986-1991)
  • Assistant Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics of the Free University of Amsterdam (1983-1986)
  • Research Assistant at the Department of Economics of the Free University of Amsterdam (1980-1983)

PhD supervision

Supervision of PhD Theses (Promotor or Co-Promotor)

  • Eric Schaling, Institutions and Monetary Policy: Credibility, Flexibility and Central Bank Independence, CentER, Tilburg University, 4 May 1995 (with Theo C.M.J. van de Klundert)
  • Geert J. Almekinders, Foreign Exchange Intervention: Theory and Evidence, CentER, Tilburg University, 2 October 1995 (with Jacques J. Sijben)
  • Jan J.G. Lemmen, Financial Integration in the European Union: Measurement and Determination, CentER, Tilburg University, 9 December 1996
  • Marco M. Hoeberichts, The Design of Monetary Institutions, CentER, Tilburg University, 11 December 1998
  • Abolghassem Jamshidi, The Financial System and Monetary Policy in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Tilburg University (Iran Project supervised by the Rector), 29 September 2000
  • Willem H. Verhagen, Inflation Targeting and Interest Rate Policy, CentER, Tilburg University, 20 June 2001
  • Wolf B. Wagner, Risk Sharing under Incentive Constraints, CentER, Tilburg University, 14 June 2002
  • Benedikt V.G. Goderis, Financial Crises and Monetary Policy, CentER, Tilburg University, 25 November 2005
  • Mewael F. Tesfaselassie, Communication, Learning and Optimal Monetary Policy, CentER, Tilburg University, 16 December 2005 (with Eric Schaling)
  • Brenda Gonzalez-Hermosillo, Transmission of Shocks across Global Financial Markets: The Role of Contagion and Investors' Risk Appetite, CentER, Tilburg University, 9 May 2008
  • Carin A.B. van der Cruijsen, The Economic Impact of Central Bank Transparency, CentER, Tilburg University, 14 November 2008

Honorary Doctorate (Honorary Promotor)

  • A.H.E.M. (Nout) Wellink, President of De Nederlandsche Bank and Member ofthe Governing Council of the European Central Bank, Honorary Doctorate on the Occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the CentER for Economic Research, Tilburg University, 12 June 2008

External positions

(Stichting Cultuurcentra Oisterwijk Moergestel (COM))

1 Sep 2015 → …

(Stichting Natuurpark De Efteling)

1 Jun 2013 → …

(Erasmus Universiteit)

1 Apr 2005 → …

(Externe Beleggingscommissie Interpolis)

28 Jul 2004 → …

(Colomnist Econom. GPD Dagbladen)

1 Jan 2003 → …

Keywords

  • Euro
  • Stock Exchange
  • International Financial Markets
  • Exchange Rate
  • Financial Economics
  • Central Banks
  • Monetary Economics
  • Ecb

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Research Output 1986 2019

Draghi laat een verdeelde en ineffectieve ECB achter

Eijffinger, S. & van Wensveen, D., 14 Nov 2019, In : Me Judice.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access

Heterogeneity in wage setting behavior in a New-Keynesian Model

Eijffinger, S., Grajales Olarte, A. & Uras, B., Jun 2019, In : Macroeconomic Dynamics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

New Keynesian model
Wage setting
Wage rigidity
Wages
DSGE models

Kunstmatig lage kapitaalmarktrente is geen basis voor de rekenrente

Eijffinger, S. & Hoogduin, L. H., 2 Sep 2019, In : Me Judice.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access

Opkoopprogramma hervatten zou kapitale fout van ECB zijn

Eijffinger, S. & van Wensveen, D., 14 Aug 2019, In : Me Judice.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access

Together or apart? The relationship between currency and banking crises

Eijffinger, S. & Karatas, B., Sep 2019, In : Journal of Banking & Finance.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Currency crises
Banking crisis
Probit
High-frequency data
Developing countries

Activities 1997 2007

  • 20 Invited talk
  • 7 Examination
  • 4 Participation in workshop, seminar, course etc.
  • 2 Editorial activity

European Journal of Political Economy (Journal)

S.C.W. Eijffinger (Guest editor)
2007

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Changes in International Monetary Institutions as Consequences of EMU

S.C.W. Eijffinger (Speaker)
6 May 1998

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

CEPR Conference

S.C.W. Eijffinger (Participant)
30 Jan 1998

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course etc.Scientific

Member Promotion Committee - Student F. Amtenbrink

S.C.W. Eijffinger (Examiner)
1 Jan 1998

Activity: Examination typesExaminationScientific

Conference: The Changing European Financial Landscape

S.C.W. Eijffinger (Speaker)
24 Sep 1998

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

Projects 1998 2013

Essays in central banking

Raes, L., Mahieu, R. J. & Eijffinger, S.

1/09/101/09/13

Project: Research project

Essays on globalization, monetary policy and financial crisis

Qian, Z., Blommestein, H. J. & Eijffinger, S.

1/09/0921/09/12

Project: Research project

The indicators of financial crises

Karatas, B. & Eijffinger, S.

1/09/091/09/12

Project: Research project

Bank risk, bailouts and ambiguity

Nijskens, R. & Eijffinger, S.

1/09/0921/12/12

Project: Research project

Essays on institutional change to a monetary union

Korpos, A., Cukierman, A. & Eijffinger, S.

1/08/011/08/05

Project: Research project

Prizes / Recognition

Finance
Citations
Banking
Excellence