Research Interests: Arnoud Boot focuses on the broad issue of ‘financialization of society’. In a narrow sense, how should we look at and regulate the financial sector. In a broader sense, how does the increasing emphasis on financial measures affect decision making in general.
Arnoud Boot is professor of Corporate Finance and Financial Markets at the University of Amsterdam, co-director of the Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics (ACLE) and Chairman of the bank council of the Dutch Central Bank (DNB). He is as well chairman of the European Finance Association (EFA) and directs the Amsterdam Center for Corporate Finance (ACCF), a think tank that seeks to stimulate the dialogue between academics and practitioners. Arnoud Boot is also member of the Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR) and member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). And he is a research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London.
Prior to his current positions, he was chairman of the Royal Netherlands Economics Association (2006-2014), member of the Inaugural European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB), (2011-2015), and a faculty member at the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University in Chicago. During 2000-2001 he was a partner in the Finance and Strategy Practice at McKinsey & Co. In addition to his academic activities, Arnoud Boot advises extensively on ownership structure issues, particularly related to the public/private domain. He is frequently involved in legal cases (expert opinions), and is consultant to several financial institutions and corporations.
The Accelerating Integration of Banks and Markets and its Implications for Regulation, (with A. Thakor), in the Oxford Handbook of Banking, (A. Berger, Ph. Molyneux and J.S. Wilson, eds.), Oxford University Press (Third Edition) PDF
The Future of Banking: From Scale & Scope Economies to Fintech, European Economy – Banks, Regulation and The Real Sector, Vol. 2, 2017, p.77-95 PDF