Neeltje van Horen is a Senior Economist at the Research Department of De Nederlandsche Bank. Prior to joining DNB she worked as a Financial Economist at the World Bank. She has visited and worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Research Department, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Office of the Chief Economist and the International Monetary Fund Research Department. Her research focuses mainly on international finance and international financial markets and institutions. She has published articles on foreign banking, financial crises, contagion and financial integration in a number of journals, including Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking and the American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings. She has also written articles in various policy journals and book chapters. Van Horen holds a PhD from the University of Amsterdam.