Johan Van Overtveldt

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Johan Van Overtveldt
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Occupation General Director
Employer VKW Metena
Location Antwerp
Website http://www.vkwmetena.be

Johan Van Overtveldt is a general director of Belgium-based economics think-tank VKW Metena and a regular columnist for publications such as Knack, Trends, De Tijd and The Wall Street Journal Europe. His main areas of focus are history of economic thought, macroeconomics, industrial economics, international politics and terrorism.[1]

He is also an author and has mapped out in his writings how Federal Reserve chair Ben Bernanke's lifelong study of 80-year-old mistakes informed his stewardship of the financial mess of 2008 and 2009.[2]

Background[edit]

He is formerly the editor in chief of the Belgian news magazine Trends.

Books[edit]

Education[edit]

  • Licentiaat Toegepaste Economische Wetenschappen, UFSIA, 1977
  • Master of Business Administration, KU Leuven, 1978
  • PhD in Applied Economy, University of Antwerp, 2001

References[edit]

  1. Johan Van Overtveldt. The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
  2. "Bernanke's Test" by Johan Van Overtveldt. Chicago Tribune.
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