Professor of Labor Economics Tilburg University (1998 - )
Professorial fellow University of Melbourne (2007 - )
Date - place of birth 1954 - Stellendam (Netherlands)
Phone +31-13-4662880 - Fax +31-13-4663066
e-mail: vanours @ gmail.com
Het verdriet van Feyenoord in 100 woorden
PhD Economics: Erasmus University Rotterdam (20-03-1986)
Master Economics: Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam (1977-82)
Master Mining Engineering: Technical University Delft (1971-77)
Managing Editor De Economist (from 2010)
Associate Editor Labour Economics (from 2006)
Associate Editor Journal of the Economics of Aging (from 2012)
Academic duty: Member of the Centrale Plancommissie of CPB (Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis); from 2014
Award: 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
Book: The Economics of Imperfect Labor Markets; second edition (2013 - with Tito Boeri)
Overheads for my course in Labor Economics, based on the book see under E. Teaching.
Throughout the book empirical papers are discussed in detail. Data and syntaxes of these papers are available here.
Favorite football club: Feyenoord
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 Organisation for Labour Market Research (OSA; 1983-88)
Staff member Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR; 1978-83).
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 (Presidential address)
President European Society for Population Economics 2009 (Presidential address)
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).
Others from the past:
Board of scientific advisors Nyfer (2002-2011)
Board of supervisory directors Kliqmatch Maarssen (2002-2004).