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Hendrik Vrijburg

Assistant Professor

Dr. H. Vrijburg
+31 71 527 7755

Short bio

Hendrik Vrijburg is Assistant Professor at Leiden University and researcher at PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency. He obtained his MA from University of Groningen (2007) and PhD from Erasmus University Rotterdam (2011).

Hendrik is interested in Public Finance and Applied Econometrics in general, with a focus on taxation. He has published on tax competition and tax coordination. Currently he empirically studies the taxation of Small and Medium-Sized enterprises. In his position at PBL he works on environmental taxation in general, with a large share of his time devoted to empirically studying the taxation of passenger cars.


  • 2007 - 2011 PhD Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam. 
    Dissertation title: "Enhanced Cooperation in Corporate Taxation", September 2011.
  • 2005 - 2007 Research Master in Economics, University of Groningen
  • 2001 - 2006 MA Economics, University of Groningen


Assistant Professor

  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut Fiscale en Economische vakken
  • Economie

Work address

Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number A 2.57



  • Ministerie van Financien Lid Adviescommissie belastingheffing van multinationals
  • Planbureau voor de Leefomgeving Gastonderzoeker
  • Nyenrode Business Universiteit Gastdocent

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