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Laura van Geest


  • +31 88 984 60 01
  • L.B.J.van.Geest@cpb.nl
  • Centraal Planbureau
  • Bezuidenhoutseweg 30
  • 2594 AV Den Haag

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.

Publications by Laura van Geest

Een jaar om koers te zetten

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

All publications by Laura van Geest

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