Ralph De Haas

Director of Research at EBRD, CEPR Research Fellow, and part-time Professor of Finance at KU Leuven

Ralph De Haas, a Dutch national, is the Director of Research at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. He is also a CEPR Research Fellow, part-time Professor of Finance at KU Leuven, and a Fellow at the European Banking Center. Ralph earned a PhD in economics from Utrecht University in 2006 and is the recipient of the 2014 Willem F. Duisenberg Fellowship Prize.

He has published work in the Journal of Financial Economics; Review of Financial Studies; Review of Finance; Journal of the European Economic Association; American Economic Journal: Applied Economics; among others. Ralph's research lies at the intersection of empirical banking and development economics. He is particularly interested in firms’ and households’ access to financial services; the stability aspects of global banking; finance and green growth; and the role of gender in the economy.


Recent work by Ralph De Haas