Erik Feyen is a Lead Financial Economist in the Finance & Markets Global Practice of the World Bank Group. He heads the Practice’s global financial systems monitoring team and has led banking and capital market work for client countries in Asia, Latin-America, sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean, and the Middle-East. He previously worked as a management consultant. Erik holds a PhD in Finance from the University of Amsterdam and studied at Toulouse School of Economics and Delft University of Technology. Erik's work has appeared in professional and academic publications including the Journal of Financial Economics, World Bank Economic Review, and the Journal of Financial Perspectives. View selected papers here.
- Unpacking the bond surge and slump in Emerging Markets
- Six Financial Sector Challenges for Emerging and Developing Economies
- Cheap money: Addiction and ‘cold turkey’ risks
- Assessing the Impact of the Euro Crisis on Long-Term Credit Provision in Europe
- Benchmarking Financial Systems with a New Database
- Euro in the Twilight Zone: Past Lessons, Implications and Policy Options (part 2)
- Euro in the Twilight Zone: Past Lessons, Implications and Policy Options
- Alice in Euroland: What next for Europe’s rapidly shrinking banks?
- Should State Banks Continue to Play a Role in the Middle East and North Africa?
- What Drives the Development of the Insurance Sector?
- A Better Way to Benchmark Financial Sector Development