Speaker - Hans Timmer

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Hans Timmer is responsible for international economic analysis and forecasts, including short- and medium-term prospects for developing countries, as well as long-term international scenarios that describe the progress of developing countries towards the Millennium Development Goals.

He is a quantitative international macroeconomist and econometrician with 15 years of management experience, leading teams of modelers, forecasters and policy analysts. Experience ranges from long-term structural analyses of the economic impact of environmental policies, trade policies and tax reforms, to short-term monitoring of the business cycle and analysis of monetary and fiscal policies.

Before joining the Bank in 1996, he was Manager of International Economic Analysis, among other positions, at the Central Planning Bureau of The Netherlands. He holds a Masters degree in econometrics from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, and has also studied at the University of Lodz in Poland.

1 Program

The World Economy in 2010

01.05.10 | 01:57:25 min | 3 comments