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New study on Paul van Zeeland

The monetary and financial history of the inter-war years is one of the most evocative parts of the NBB Museum. “From uncontrolled economic booms to deep depression” is how the period could be summed up. The role played at this time by Paul van Zeeland (1893-1973) as an economist, central banker and politician is quite remarkable. A newly released research paper throws new light on his ideas.