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PhD, International Business and Business Economics, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, 2009
International Relations (non-degree coursework), Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, D.C., 1999-2000
Post-graduate program, Financial and Economic Policy, BOFEB/Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands, 1994-1995
Doctorandus in Economics (master’s degree equivalent), Tilburg University, Netherlands, 1993
Areas of Expertise: Banking, Foreign Entry and Acquisition, the Business Climate in Emerging Markets, Transition Economies
As an economist for the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bogaard developed policies to improve the business climate and promote financial sector development in Macedonia, Rwanda and Tanzania. Before that, Bogaard assisted the executive director for the Netherlands at the World Bank and worked as a senior economist at the Netherlands Ministry of Finance. He worked on issues including debt relief for developing countries, the financial policies of the World Bank and the IMF, and private sector development. Bogaard taught microeconomics and international business at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. He has presented research at the Academy of International Business, the Wharton School, George Mason University, the University of South Florida and the University of Sydney.