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Gaëtan Nicodème

Gaëtan Nicodème is Head of Unit in the Economic Analysis, Evaluation, and Impact Assessment Support unit of the European Commission’s General Directorate for Taxation and Customs Union and a Lecturer at the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management at the Free University of Brussels.

Titles by This Editor

The global financial crisis has prompted economists to rethink fundamental questions on how governments should intervene in the financial sector. Many countries have already begun to reform the taxation and regulation of the financial sector—in the United States, for example, the Dodd–Frank Act became law in 2010; in Europe, different countries have introduced additional taxes on the sector and made substantial progress toward a banking union for the eurozone. Only recently, however, has a new field in economics emerged to study the interplay between public finance and banking.