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202-452-2903
skander.j.vandenheuvel@frb.gov
Education
  • Ph.D., Economics, Yale University, 2001
  • M.Phil., Economics, Yale University, 1997
  • B.A., Economics, University of Groningen, 1994
  • Current Research Topics

  • Bank Capital and Liquidity, Interest Rate Risk,
  • Temporal Risk Aversion and Long Run Risk
    • Chief; Senior Economist; Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2008 - present
    • Assistant Professor

      Finance Department, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

    • 2001 - 2008
  • Ramcharan, Rodney, Skander J. Van den Heuvel, and Stephane Verani (Forthcoming). "From Wall Street to Main Street: The Impact of the Financial Crisis on Consumer Credit Supply," Journal of Finance.
  • Angelini, Paolo, Laurent Clerc, Vasco Cúrdia, Leonardo Gambacorta, Andrea Gerali, Alberto Locarno, Roberto Motto, Werner Roeger, Skander J. Van den Heuvel, and Jan Vlcek (Forthcoming). "Basel III: Long-Term Impact on Economic Performance and Fluctuations," The Manchester School.
  • English, William B., Skander J. Van den Heuvel, and Egon Zakrajsek (2014). "Interest Rate Risk and Bank Equity Valuations," Working Paper Series 14-05. Wharton Financial Institutions Center.
  • Ramcharan, Rodney, Skander J. Van den Heuvel, and Stephane Verani (2013). "From Wall Street to Main Street: The Impact of the Financial Crisis on Consumer Credit Supply," Finance and Economics Discussion Papers 2013-10. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Van den Heuvel, Skander J. (2012). "Banking Conditions and the Effects of Monetary Policy: Evidence from U.S. States," B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics: Advances, Vol. 12, no. 2.
  • English, William B., Skander J. Van den Heuvel, and Egon Zakrajsek (2012). "Interest Rate Risk and Bank Equity Valuations," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2012-26. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Dokko, Jane, Brian M. Doyle, Michael T. Kiley, Jinill Kim, Shane Sherlund, Jae Sim, and Skander J. Van den Heuvel (2011). "Monetary Policy and the Global Housing Bubble," Economic Policy, vol. 26, no. 66, pp. 233-283.
  • Van den Heuvel, Skander J. (2009). "Comment on 'Financial Regulation and Securitization: Evidence from Subprime Loans,' by Benjamin Keys, Tanmoy Mukherjee, Amit Seru, and Vikrant Vig," Journal of Monetary Economics, vol. 56, no. 5, pp. 721-724.
  • Dokko, Jane, Brian Doyle, Michael T. Kiley, Jinill Kim, Shane Sherlund, Jae Sim, and Skander Van den Heuvel (2009). "Monetary Policy and the Housing Bubble," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2009-49. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Van den Heuvel, Skander J. (2008). "The Welfare Cost of Bank Capital Requirements," Journal of Monetary Economics, vol. 55, no. 2, pp. 298-320.
  • Van den Heuvel, Skander J. (2008). "Temporal Risk Aversion and Asset Prices," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2008-37. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Van den Heuvel, Skander J. (2002). "Does Bank Capital Matter for Monetary Transmission?" Federal Reserve Bank of New York Economic Policy Review, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 259-265.
  • Lane, Timothy, and Skander Van Den Heuvel (1998). "The United Kingdom's Experience with Inflation Targeting," IMF Working Papers 98/87. International Monetary Fund.
  • conference

    November 2013

    Indices of Riskiness Conference

    Interest Rate Risk and Bank Equity Valuations

  • conference

    October 2013

    Boston University/Boston Fed Conference on Macro-Financial Linkages

    Interest Rate Risk and Bank Equity Valuations

  • discussion

    January 2013

    American Economic Association

    Global Banks and Financial Shocks: Evidence from an Estimated Model

  • seminar

    August 2012

    Georgetown University

    Interest Rate Risk and Bank Equity Valuations

  • conference

    July 2012

    NBER Risks of Financial Institutions

    From Wall Street to Main Street: The Impact of the Financial Crisis on Consumer Credit Supply

  • discussion

    November 2011

    Liquidity Regulation Workshop, Federal Reserve Board and Federal Reserve Bank of New York

    "The Macroeconomic Impact of Adding Liquidity Regulations to Bank Capital Regulations" by Covas and Driscoll

  • conference

    October 2011

    Federal Reserve System Conference

    Banking Conditions and the Effects of Monetary Policy: Evidence from U.S. States

  • discussion

    October 2011

    The 2nd Boston University/Boston Fed Conference on Macro-Finance Linkages

    "Do Low Interest Rates Sow the Seeds of Financial Crises?" by Cociuba, Shukayev and Ueberfeldt

  • seminar

    June 2011

    International Monetary Fund

    Interest Rate Risk and Bank Equity Valuations

  • conference

    March 2011

    Conference on Empirical Macroeconomics Using Geographical Data

    Banking Conditions and the Effects of Monetary Policy: Evidence from U.S. States

  • conference

    January 2011

    American Economic Association, ASSA Meetings

    The Welfare Cost of Liquidity Requirements

  • conference

    January 2011

    Federal Reserve Day Ahead Financial Markets & Institutions Conference

    Interest Rate Risk and Bank Equity Valuations

  • discussion

    October 2010

    Financial Management Association

    "Interest Rates and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns" by Lioui and Maio

  • conference

    August 2010

    European Finance Association

    Temporal Risk Aversion and Long Run Risks

  • discussion

    August 2010

    European Finance Association

    "What is the Shape of the Risk-Return Relation?" by Rossi and Timmermann

  • discussion

    November 2009

    Federal Reserve System Conference on Financial Structure and Regulation

    "CoVaR" by Adrian and Brunnermeier

  • discussion

    October 2009

    NBER Workshop on Methods and Applications for DSGE Models

    "Banks, Credit Market Frictions and Business Cycles" by Ali Dib

  • discussion

    October 2009

    Conference on Models and Policies for Economies with Credit and Financial Instability

    "The Role of Bank Capital in the Propagation of Shocks" by Meh and Moran

  • conference

    May 2009

    Financial Intermediation Research Society annual conference

    Temporal Risk Aversion and Asset Prices

  • conference

    January 2009

    American Finance Association, ASSA Meetings

    Temporal Risk Aversion and Asset Prices

Conference Organization

  • September 2011 Federal Reserve Board

    FRB-JMCB Conference on Regulation of Systemic Risk

Referee

  • American Economic Review
  • Economic Journal
  • European Economic Review
  • Finance Research Letters
  • International Economic Review
  • International Journal of Central Banking
  • Journal of Business
  • Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control
  • Journal of Economic Theory
  • Journal of Finance
  • Journal of Financial Intermediation
  • Journal of Financial Stability
  • Journal of Financial Services Research
  • Journal of International Money and Finance
  • Journal of Monetary Economics
  • Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking
  • Journal of Political Economy
  • Journal of the European Economic Association
  • National Science Foundation
  • Review of Economics and Statistics
  • Review of Finance
  • Review of Financial Studies
  • Wharton School Publishing

Professional Affiliation

  • Wharton Financial Institutions Center
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