Welcome to my website!

I am Endowed Professor of Labour Economics at the Erasmus School of Economics in Rotterdam and at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market at Maastricht University.

I have research affiliations at: TI, IZA, CEPR, CEP, & CESifo.

My full CV is here.

My main research interests include: economics of crime, labour economics, economics of education, micro-econometrics, public economics.

For an overview of my research, watch my inaugural lecture: Homo Econo-Delictus? Incentives and Rational Crime

I co-organise the Transatlantic Workshop on the Economics of Crime or TWEC. I am happy to announce that the forthcoming 11th edition which will be held at the Tinbergen Institute in Amsterdam in September/October 2019. More information to follow soon!

Research News:

June 2018: I have just been awarded a VIDI grant for my project: The Non-Making of a Criminal

Scheduled Talks:

April 2019: Labour and Public Economics Seminar, PSE (18)

May 2019: Keynote: Crime, Risk, and Economics UCL Conference (15-17)

ESE contact details

Room H9-20

+31 10 40 81393


ROA contact details

(2 days every 2 weeks)

Room G3-32

+31 43 38 83625