This course will teach you the first principles of complexity, uncertainty and how to make decisions in a complex world.
Lex Hoogduin (Leiden, 1956) studied economics at the University of Groningen and was awarded a PhD in economic sciences. Hoogduin then worked as a professor of Money and Banking at the University of Groningen from 1995 to 2004. He is currently part-time professor of Monetary Economics and Financial Institutions at the University of Amsterdam, and lectures as a guest professor at the Duisenberg School of Finance. Hoogduin was Global Chief Economist for Robeco between 2005 and 2008, and from August 2006 also managing director of IRIS (Institute for Research and Investment Services B.V.), the institute that conducts investment studies for businesses.
From 2009 to 2011, Lex Hoogduin was a member of the board of De Nederlandsche Bank, and between 1997 and May 2001 he acted as personal advisor to University of Groningen and Faculty of Economics and Business alumnus Wim Duisenberg, the first president of the European Central Bank.
More info: http://www.rug.nl/staff/l.h.hoogduin/