Hans J. Blommestein

Vivid Economics

Associate Director

160 Euston Road

Grafton Place

London , NW1 2DX

United Kingdom

Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)

2 rue Andre Pascal

Paris Cedex 16, 75775

France

Tilburg University - Tilburg University School of Economics and Management

PwC Professor of Finance

P.O. Box 90153

Tilburg, 5000 LE

Netherlands

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

The Financial Crisis as a Symbol of the Failure of Academic Finance? (A Methodological Digression)

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 24 Sep 2009
Hans J. Blommestein
Vivid Economics
Downloads 1,019 (23,356)
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risk management, academic thought, market efficiency, financial markets, financial crises, efficient market hypothesis

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Outlook for the Securitisation Market

OECD Financial Market Trends, Vol. 2011, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Sep 2011
Hans J. Blommestein, Ahmet Keskinler and Carrick Lucas
Vivid Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 764 (35,098)

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securitisation, mortgage-backed securities, outlook, new regulations

3.

Uncertainty and Risk Management after the Great Moderation: The Role of Risk (Mis)Management by Financial Institutions

28th SUERF Colloquium, September 3-4, 2009, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Oct 2009
Hans J. Blommestein, Lex Hoogduin and J. J. W. Peeters
Vivid Economics, Bank of the Netherlands and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 581 (50,634)
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risk management, great moderation, credit crisis, mispricing, regulations

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The Role of Financial Institutions in the Transition to a Market Economy

IMF Working Paper No. 93/75
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Hans J. Blommestein
Vivid Economics
Downloads 391 (82,222)

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Risk Management after the Great Crash

Journal of Financial Transformation, Vol. 28, pp. 131-137, April 2010
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Mar 2010
Hans J. Blommestein
Vivid Economics
Downloads 382 (84,519)
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Risk management, qualitative risk management, fundamental uncertainty, global crisis

6.

Governments and the Market for Longevity-Indexed Bonds

OECD Working Paper on Insurance and Private Pensions No. 4
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Feb 2007
Pablo Antolin and Hans J. Blommestein
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, OECD and Vivid Economics
Downloads 332 (99,117)
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Uncertainty; longevity risk; pension funds; DB and DC plans; annuities; financial instruments; hedging; longevity-indexed bonds; indices; longevity index

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Financial Innovations and the Risk Paradox

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Apr 2012
Hans J. Blommestein
Vivid Economics
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risk paradox, financial market stability, net benefits of financial innovations, pricing of risk

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Interactions between Soverign Debt Management and Monetary Policy Under Fiscal Dominance and Financial Instability

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Nov 2011
Hans J. Blommestein and Philip Turner
Vivid Economics and Bank for International Settlements (BIS) - Monetary and Economic Department
Downloads 246 (136,902)
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Public Debt Management, Sovereign Debt Markets, Monetary Policy, Policy Mandates, Fiscal Dominance

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Moving Beyond the ‘DB Vs. DC’ Debate: The Appeal of Hybrid Pension Plans

Rotman International Journal of Pension Management, Vol. 2, No. 2, Fall 2009
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 Oct 2009
Hans J. Blommestein, Pascal Janssen, Niels Kortleve and Juan Yermo
Vivid Economics, PGGM Investments, PGGM Investments and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
Downloads 231 (145,014)

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Defined Benefit, Defined Contribution, Funding, Hybrid Plans, Pension Benefits, Pension Funds

10.

No Going Back (Derivatives in the Long Run)

Risk, August 2008
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Oct 2009
Hans J. Blommestein
Vivid Economics
Downloads 215 (155,235)

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derivatives, risk paradox, risk management

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Trends and Best Practices in Shaping OECD Public Debt Management and Government Securities Markets

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Mar 2011
Hans J. Blommestein
Vivid Economics
Downloads 210 (158,674)

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Public debt management, government bonds, best practices

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The Argument Against Short Selling

Risk, July 2011
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Sep 2011
Hans J. Blommestein, Ahmet Keskinler and Carrick Lucas
Vivid Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 201 (165,303)

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sovereign debt, shorting, risk management

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Interactions Between Sovereign Debt Management and Monetary Policy Under Fiscal Dominance and Financial Instability

BIS Paper No. 65l
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Jun 2012
Hans J. Blommestein and Philip Turner
Vivid Economics and Bank for International Settlements (BIS) - Monetary and Economic Department
Downloads 189 (174,903)
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Monetary policy, central banks, policy design and consistency, policy coordination, debt management, sovereign debt

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Why are Restrictions on Short Selling of Sovereign Debt Detrimental for Risk Management and Government Borrowing Costs?

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2011
Hans J. Blommestein
Vivid Economics
Downloads 172 (190,180)

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shorting, public debt, risk management

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The Coordination of Domestic Public Debt and Monetary Management in Economies in Transition: Issues and Lessons from Experience

IMF Working Paper No. 94/148
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), affiliation not provided to SSRN and Vivid Economics
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New Strategies for Emerging Domestic Sovereign Bond Markets in the Global Financial Landscape

Global Economy Journal, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 11 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2009
Hans J. Blommestein and Javier Santiso
Vivid Economics and ESADE Business School
Downloads 123 (249,536)

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emerging bond markets, global finance, risk management

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Difficulties in the Pricing of Risks in a Fast-Moving Financial Landscape (A Methodological Perspective)

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 24 Sep 2009
Hans J. Blommestein
Vivid Economics
Downloads 112 (267,161)
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Limits of Econometrics for Testing Economic Hypotheses (A Rejoinder on 'Limits of Econometrics' by David Freedman and Arnold Zellner’s Comments)

International Econometric Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Apr 2010
Hans J. Blommestein
Vivid Economics
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Econometric Modeling, Testing Causal Economic Patterns, Semantical Insufficiency, Methodological Recommendations

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The Future of Risk Management in Finance (Presentation Slides)

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Nov 2015
Hans J. Blommestein
Vivid Economics
Downloads 98 (292,712)

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quantitative risk management; fundamental uncertainty; qualitative aspects of risk management

Local Currency Bond Market Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Stock-Taking Exercise and Analysis of Key Drivers

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2015
University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management, Vivid Economics, University of Antwerp - Institute for Development Policy and Management and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
Downloads 70 (362,424)
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public debt; local currency bonds; Sub-Saharan Africa

Local Currency Bond Market Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Stock-Taking Exercise and Analysis of Key Drivers

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2015
University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management, Vivid Economics, University of Antwerp - Institute for Development Policy and Management and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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public debt, local currency bonds, Sub-Saharan Africa

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Responding to the Crisis: Changes in OECD Primary Market Procedures and Portfolio Risk Management

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Jan 2010
Hans J. Blommestein
Vivid Economics
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Institutional Investors, Pension Reform, and Emerging Securities Markets

IDB Working Paper No. 296
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2011
Hans J. Blommestein
Vivid Economics
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Evaluating the Design of Private Pension Plans: Costs and Benefits of Risk-Sharing

OECD Working Papers on Insurance and Private Pensions
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Apr 2009
Hans J. Blommestein, Niels Kortleve and Juan Yermo
Vivid Economics, PGGM Investments and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
Downloads 65 (372,594)
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defined benefit, defined contribution, funding, hybrid plans, pension benefits, pension funds

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A Public Debt Management Perspective on Proposals for Restrictions on Short Selling of Sovereign Debt

OECD Journal: Financial Market Trends, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 Mar 2011
Hans J. Blommestein
Vivid Economics
Downloads 62 (381,746)

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financial regulation, short-selling, restrictions on short-selling, debt management, risk management, sovereign debt

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Monetary Policy Rules, Adverse Selection and Long-Run Financial Risk

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2011-032, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2011-121
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Nov 2011
Hans J. Blommestein, Sylvester C. W. Eijffinger and Zongxin Qian
Vivid Economics, Tilburg University (CentER) - Department of Economics and Renmin University of China - School of Finance
Downloads 58 (394,421)
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Monetary Policy, Adverse Selection, Financial Crisis

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The Debate on Sovereign Risk, Safe Assets and the Risk-Free Rate: What are Possible Implications for Sovereign Issuers?

Ekonomi-tek, Volume 1, No. 3, p. 55, September 2012
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Apr 2013
Hans J. Blommestein
Vivid Economics
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Risk Free Rate, Safe Assets, Sovereign Risk, Mispricing, Sovereign Issuers

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Is the Standard Micro Portfolio Approach to Sovereign Debt Management Still Appropriate?

BIS Paper No. 65i
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Jun 2012
Hans J. Blommestein and Anja Hubig
Vivid Economics and Humboldt University of Berlin - School of Business and Economics
Downloads 42 (452,944)
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Public debt management, micro portfolio approach, portfolio theory, cost-risk, optimality, sovereign asset liability management, fiscal dominance

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Regime-Dependent Determinants of Euro Area Sovereign CDS Spreads

Journal of Financial Stability, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Nov 2015
Hans J. Blommestein, Sylvester C. W. Eijffinger and Zongxin Qian
Vivid Economics, Tilburg University (CentER) - Department of Economics and Renmin University of China - School of Finance
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Regime switching, Endogeneity, European debt crisis, Sovereign credit

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The Surge in Borrowing Needs of OECD Governments: Revised Estimates for 2009 and 2010 Outlook

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2010
Hans J. Blommestein
Vivid Economics
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Forces Shaping the OECD Sovereign Borrowing Outlook with Emphasis on the Challenges for European Sovereign Issuers

SUERF Study 2013/5, The Future of Sovereign Borrowing in Europe, E. Gnan and J. Holler, eds., SUERF, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Jun 2013
Hans J. Blommestein
Vivid Economics
Downloads 18 (580,137)

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European Sovereign Issuers, Sovereign Borrowing Requirements, Funding Strategies, Sovereign Stress

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The Future of Sovereign Borrowing in a Changing European Banking Landscape: Drivers, Links and Feedbacks

Revue d'économie financière – Special Issue on European Banking Systems File Banking, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 03 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2013
Hans J. Blommestein
Vivid Economics
Downloads 17 (586,549)

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Changing Landscape for European banks, Future Sovereign Borrowing, Toxic Feed-back Loops

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Animal Spirits in the Euro Area Sovereign CDS Market

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9092
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
Hans J. Blommestein, Sylvester C. W. Eijffinger and Zongxin Qian
Vivid Economics, Tilburg University (CentER) - Department of Economics and Renmin University of China - School of Finance
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Animal spirit, Euro, sovereign CDS

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A Dynamic General Equilibrium Analysis of Monetary Policy Rules, Adverse Selection and Long-Run Financial Risk

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8652
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 Nov 2011
Hans J. Blommestein, Sylvester C. W. Eijffinger and Zongxin Qian
Vivid Economics, Tilburg University (CentER) - Department of Economics and Renmin University of China - School of Finance
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Adverse Selection, Financial Crisis, Monetary Policy

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 13
1.

Sovereign Debt Restructuring: Implications for Global Financial Integrity and the Use of Ethical Principles

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 Dec 2014
Hans J. Blommestein
Vivid Economics
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Global Financial Integrity; Ethics and Banking; Sovereign Debt Restructuring