Short cv

Professor of Applied Economics (from 2016)

Head Department of Applied Economics (from 2018)

Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Erasmus Centre for Applied Sports Economics (ECASE)

e-mail: janvanours @ gmail.com & vanours @ ese.eur.nl

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0144-9956

Favorite football club: Feyenoord

Blogs (in Dutch): Mijn wereld in 100 woorden, Mijn Feyenoord in 100 woorden

Twitter: @janvanours

Honorary Professorial fellow University of Melbourne

Date - place of birth 1954 - Stellendam (Netherlands)

Education:

  • PhD Economics: Erasmus University Rotterdam (20-03-1986)

  • Master Economics: Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam (1977-82)

  • Master Mining Engineering: Technical University Delft (1971-77)

Fellow European Association of Labour Economists

Research fellow: Tinbergen Institute (Amsterdam/Rotterdam), CEPR (London), IZA (Bonn), GLO

Author at VoxEU

Editorial work:

Academic duty:

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of SEOR; from 2020

  • Academic council Faculty of Economics and Management, University of Cyprus

Awards:

  • Hicks-Tinbergen medal - European Economic Association 1996; joint with Geert Ridder.

  • Economic Journal Referee Prize 2012

  • Journal of Health Economics Certificate of Reviewing Excellence 2013

  • Labour Economics Certificate of Reviewing Excellence 2013 and 2014

Previous positions:

  • Professor of Labor Economics Tilburg University (1998-2016)

  • Scientific Director CentER (Jan 1 - July 4, 2001),

  • Head Department of Economics Tilburg University (1999-2000),

  • Director Tinbergen Institute (1994-1997)

  • Professor of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam (1994-1997)

  • Associate Professor of Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (1988-1994)

  • Staff member Organization for Labor Market Research (OSA; 1983-88)

  • Staff member Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR; 1978-83).

Previous editorial work:

  • Editorial Board Covid Economics (2020-2021)

  • Managing Editor De Economist (2010-2022)

  • Subject editor IZA World of Labor (Jan-July 2014)

  • Managing editor Economic Policy (2007-2012)

  • Associate editor Journal of the European Economic Association (2003-2008)

  • Co-editor Labour Economics (1999-2004)

  • Associate editor European Economic Review (2001-2004)

  • Editorial board CPB Report (1998-2003)


Previous academic duties:

  • President European Association of Labour Economists; 2011-2014

  • President European Society for Population Economics 2009

  • Council European Society for Population Economics (2006-2010)

  • Board European Association of Labour Economists (1998-2004)

  • Member Economic Policy Forum (2001-2003)

  • Member Jury Hennipman prize (1997-2001)

  • Research Director Institute for Labour Studies (OSA; 1998-2005)

  • Advisory Research Board Danish National Institute of Social Research (2003-2013).

  • Member Expert Group for the Review of the Greek Labor Market: 2016; see: http://www.ypakp.gr/uploads/docs/9946.pdf

Book: The Economics of Imperfect Labor Markets (with Tito Boeri)