School of International Trade and Economics - University of International Business and Economics

Seminars & Conferences

Nov. 5th, Peter Bekx

Topic: how Europe is overcoming the crisis

Time: 15:00pm, November 5,2013

Venue: Chengxin Int'l Conference Room

Peter Bekx, a Belgian national, is the Director of International Economic and Financial Relations and Global Governance in the European Commission's Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs. Prior to that, Peter has been the director of Business Statistics in Eurostat. Peter Bekx graduated in Economics from the Free University of Brussels (VUB), where he also obtained a M. Sc. in Statistics and conometrics and a doctorate in Economics. He was Professor of Economics at the Free University of Brussels for six years.
In 1985, he joined the European Commission, where he held a number of posts in the Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs, including a four-year period as the Head of the Economic and Financial section of the Commission's Delegation in Washington DC. From 2002 to 2006, Peter was the deputy head of cabinet of the European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs.
Peter Bekx has published extensively on various topics related to monetary integration, exchange rate regimes, and econometric modelling.