Johannes Hers - Financial Markets & Finance

Johannes Hers

Johannes Hers is head of the cluster financial markets and Finance at SEO economic research. He has extensive experience with policy analysis and applied economic research on financial and economic issues.

Johannes Hers has extensive experience in policy analysis and applied economic research. His expertise lies in the area of public finances, taxes and their effects on the economy. In addition, he has published on the regulation of financial markets and the link with the macro economy, and the housing and mortgage markets. At SEO, he was the project leader of a mid-term evaluation of the international finance instruments for the MKB, and of a ZBO evaluation of one of the supervisory bodies in the financial industry.

Prior to joining SEO he was head of sector Public Finance at the central planning bureau (CPB) as of 2012. He was responsible for coordinating the economic forecasts for the short term, the assessment of policy proposals and CPB search on taxes, social security and public finances. Before that he worked from 2000 in various positions at the Ministry of finance, since 2007 as deputy director of the financial and economic policy directorate. The regulation of financial markets was one of the topics in his portfolio. From 2004 to 2006, he was member of the management team of the financial markets directorate.

Hers studied economics at the free University (1990-1994) and published on several of the issues mentioned above.


If you would like to know what Johannes could do for your organisation, please feel free to contact him directly at:
+31 (0)20 525 1692


21.11.2018Balance sheets, income and expenditure of special financial institutions (SFIs)

The Dutch government wants to introduce a withholding tax on outgoing interest and royalty flows to low-tax jurisdictions in order to combat tax avoidance. Which part of these payments is affected by this withholding tax?more

22.05.2018The Role of Investment Hubs in FDI, Economic Development and Trade

SEO Amsterdam Economics has studied the role of investment hubs in global FDI and the importance of FDI for international trade and economic development.more

Here you can find a complete overview of the publications of Johannes Hers.

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