Casper De Vries
Casper G. de Vries holds the chair of monetary economics at the Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam and heads the risk management program at the Duisenberg School of Finance. Casper is a fellow and board member of the Tinbergen Institute, is a member of the EMU Monitor group and he has served as vice dean of research and education at the Erasmus School of Economics. His graduate training was at Purdue University after which he has held positions at Texas A&M University and K.U. Leuven. He has been visiting scholar at several European and American research institutes and has been academic consultant for pension funds and central banks. Casper De Vries's research interests are focused on international monetary issues, like foreign exchange rate determination and exchange rate risk, the issues surrounding the Euro, financial markets risk, risk management and systemic risk. In his research on financial risks, he has specialized in calculating the risks on extreme events by means of statistical extreme value analysis. Other research interests are applied game theory; in particular contest and auction theory which can be applied to the theory of lobbying. He has published widely in leading internationally refereed journals.