Hans Degryse is Professor of Finance at the Department of Accountancy, Finance and Insurance of the KU Leuven. He is a research fellow at the CEPR, CESIfo, the European Banking Center (EBC), SUERF, and TILEC. Before joining Leuven in 2012, he was professor of finance at Tilburg University. His research focuses on financial intermediation, including empirical banking as well as theoretical and empirical market microstructure.