International economics, transition economics, growth theory.
Fiscal, monetary, and exchange rate policy, development economics, open economy macroeconomics.
Sweder van Wijnbergen received his PhD from MIT in 1980. From 1980 to 1992, he worked as an economist at the Worldbank. Since 1992 he has been a professor at the University of Amsterdam, interrupted by a position as "secretaris-generaal" at the Ministry of Economic Affairs.