Peter van Els
Head of Econometrics and Modelling Department, De Nederlandsche Bank
Peter van Els is head of the Econometrics and Modelling Department of De Nederlandsche Bank. He studied econometrics at Tilburg University and holds a PhD from the University of Amsterdam. He started his career at the Dutch central bank in the Research Department, with a focus on macro modelling, forecasting, and monetary transmission. From 2008 to 2015 he was head of DNB’s Monetary Policy Department. In 2001-2010 he served as editor of De Economist (Netherlands Economic Review). His publications cover various topics, ranging from applied macro, modelling, monetary transmission, to household financial behavior.