Short cv

Professor of Labor Economics  Tilburg University (1998 - )
Professorial fellow University of Melbourne (2007 - )
 
 
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Date - place of birth 1954 - Stellendam (Netherlands)

Phone +31-13-4662880 - Fax +31-13-4663066
e-mail: vanours @ gmail.com

Blogs: 
Het verdriet van Feyenoord in 100 woorden

Education:

PhD Economics: Erasmus University Rotterdam (20-03-1986)
Master Economics: Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam (1977-82)
Master Mining Engineering: Technical University Delft (1971-77)

Research fellow:  
CentER (Tilburg) 
CES-Ifo (Munich)
CEPR (London)
CREAM (London)
IZA (Bonn)
 
Editorial work:
Managing Editor De Economist (from 2010)
Associate Editor Labour Economics (from 2006)
Associate Editor Journal of the Economics of Aging (from 2012)
Editorial Board IZA World of Labor (from 2013)

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

Economic Journal Referee Prize 2012

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.










Favorite football club: Feyenoord




Previous positions: 
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).
 
Previous editorial work: 
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 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).