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. For information on the 10th edition to be held at Science-Po Paris on 27-28 September 2018 please go here.

Research News:

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

Scheduled Talks:

June 2018: Seminar at IZA in Bonn (12)

July 2018: Participant, NBER Crime SI (26-27)

Sept 2018: EALE, Lyon (13-15), University of Padua (18) University of Lund (19) Science-Po Paris (24)

Oct 2018: Helsinki Center of Economic Research (6)

May 2019: Keynote at 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