Jeffrey is a senior researcher focused on the Dutch economy and global financial markets. His current research includes forecasting economic variables and applying graph theory to input-output tables at various levels of aggregation.
Prior to joining RaboResearch, Jeffrey held a wide range of economic and data research positions, most recently with the Wageningen Economic Research Institute and Dataworkz, a big data consultancy. Jeffrey is primarily a statistical modeler in the area of economics and has built models describing the economic impact of changing technologies on fisheries, the effects of climate change on global crop yields, and a comparison of European economic growth trajectories. He has extensively applied machine learning techniques to topics ranging from the interpretation of error messages generated by computers embedded in automobile engines to commodity trading models.
Jeffrey has PhDs from Tilburg University and Wageningen University.