Beck, Thorsten


Thorsten Beck is Professor of Economics and Chairman of the European Banking Center. Before joining Tilburg University and the Center, he worked at the Development Research Group of the World Bank.
His research and policy work has focused on two main questions: What is the effect of financial sector development on economic growth and poverty alleviation? What are the determinants of a sound and effective financial sector? Recently, his research has focused on access to financial services by small and medium-sized ...