Linking education to research and career preparation
Our education is strongly rooted in business practice and society. Also right from the start of your degree programme attention is paid to academic research and preprofessional development. Since an analytical and critical mind and problem-solving capabilities are important qualities in any career our students aspire.
The lecturers in the MSc Economics have excellent records. Prof. Heijdra is author of the textbook “Foundations of modern macroeconomics” and prof. Elhorst (not pictured) of “Spatial Econometrics: From cross-sectional data to spatial panels”.
Prof. Berk is Director of the department Economics and Research of the Dutch Central Bank and prof. Mulder is affiliated to the Dutch Authority Consumer and Market as specialist in the regulation of energy markets. He is currently chairman of the Benelux Association for Energy Economics.
Prof. Schoonbeek's specialization is game theory; he published in the European Economic Review and Public Choice.
Prof. Soetevent is an expert in behavioral economics and has published in e.g. the American Economic Review.
Prof. De Jong is lecturer in Economic History and has recently been awarded a prestigious € 1.5 million VICI grant to be spent on research into quality of life indicators and economic growth in the first half of the twentieth century.
Dr. Heijnen specializes in environmental economist and industrial organization, and has many publications in those areas.
Dr. Angelini is lecturer in Econometric Methods and was elected lecturer of the year 2013 by the students of the Faculty of Economics and Business.
Prof. Alessie published in many prestigious journal and is specialist in consumer and saving behaviour. Both are also specialists in Stata.
Dr. Kuper is specialist in macroeconometric modelling and Eviews and well-known as predictor of the final medal classification of each Olympics.
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