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Laura van Geest graduated in General Economics (1989) and Public Administration (1992) from the Erasmus University Rotterdam. She first worked as a policy advisor at the Ministry of Finance in the realm of Foreign Financial Relations, specifically the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU). In 1995, she moved to Washington DC to work as an advisor to the Dutch executive director at the IMF. In 1998, she returned to the Ministry of Finance, this time to work on domestic economic issues, first as unit head and later as deputy director and director of the General Financial and Economic Policy department. In that capacity, she provided advice on structural reforms in a broad range of policy areas (health care, social benefits). She became Treasurer General in 2006, dealing with issues as government debt, financial markets, public-private partnerships, state-owned enterprise, foreign financial relations and domestic economic policy. She took up the position of director-general for the Budget in 2008.
Presentation used by Laura van Geest during the 'Kennis & Beleid Congres 2017', organized by Science Works, in The Hague, 2017, June 22.
CPB Presentation | 11 July 2017
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This page is in Dutch, there is no English translation.
Werkplan | 3 May 2017
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CPB Presentation | 16 February 2017
17 pages | pdf document, 3.6 MB
Dank Wimar, mooie woorden! Zoals je weet is het hele KiK-proces gebaseerd op, en gebaat bij, vertrouwelijkheid.
Mededeling | 24 January 2017
HERVORMING / Nederland heeft problemen die snel moeten worden aangepakt. Garanties dat het met de economie wel goed komt, zijn er niet.
Mededeling | 26 November 2016