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Main Affiliations

Professor of Finance
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (SBS-EM)
Centre Emile Bernheim (CEB) - Chairman


  • Ph. D., Université Libre de Bruxelles, Management Sciences "Sovereign debts in troubled times" Jury: A. Szafarz (Supervisor), F. Buelens, A. Chapelle, A. Farber, G. Gallais-Hamonno and J.-J. Heirwegh. 2003. This Dissertation was selected as finalist for the EURONEXT-AFFI 2003 Dissertation Prize.
  • MA, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Art History and Archaeology (major in prehistory). Thesis: "Les représentations anthropomorphes dans l'art rupestre de Scandinavie". 2001.
  • Master in Management Sciences, Solvay Business School, Université Libre de Bruxelles. Thesis: "Les émissions d’emprunts d’Etat pendant la période de guerre". 1998.

Selected Works

  • Flandreau, M., & Oosterlinck, K. (2012). Was the Emergence of the International Gold Standard Expected? Evidence from Indian Government Securities. Journal of monetary economics, 59(7), 649-669.

  • Bernal Diaz, O., Oosterlinck, K., & Szafarz, A. (2010, November). Observing bailout expectations during a total eclipse of the sun. Journal of international money and finance, 29(7), 1193-1205. doi:10.1016/j.jimonfin.2010.02.007

  • Occhino, F., Oosterlinck, K., & White, E. N. (2008, March). How much can a victor force the vanquished to pay? France under the nazi boot. The Journal of economic history, 68(1), 1-45. doi:10.1017/S0022050708000016

  • Occhino, F., Oosterlinck, K., & White, E. N. (2007, May). How occupied france financed its own exploitation in world war II. The American economic review, 97(2), 295-299. doi:10.1257/aer.97.2.295

  • Oosterlinck, K., & Landon-Lane, J. (2006, December). Hope springs eternal - French bondholders and the Soviet repudiation (1915-1919). Review of finance, 017(4), 507-535. doi:10.1007/s10679-006-9005-8

Updated on May 2, 2019