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Jim Been

Assistant Professor

Name
Dr. J. Been
Telephone
+31 71 527 8569
E-mail
j.been@law.leidenuniv.nl

Jim Been is Assistant Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics.

Education

  • 2010-2015: Ph.D. Economics, Department of Economics, Leiden University.Thesis: Pensions, Retirement, and the Financial Position of the Elderly. Thesis supervisors: Kees Goudswaard and Koen Caminada
  • 2014: RAND Summer Institute (elected participant)
  • 2013: IZA European Summer School in Labor Economics (elected participant)
  • 2010-2012: M.Phil. Economics courses focused on Labor Economics and Microeconometrics (29 ECTS), Tinbergen Institute
  • 2009-2010: M.Sc. Economics (cum laude), VU University Amsterdam
  • 2006-2009: B.Sc. Economics (cum laude), VU University Amsterdam 

PhD-thesis  

Essays in the Empirical Analysis of Income and Retirement.

Previous appointments

  • 2014: Visiting researcher, RAND Center for the Study of Aging. RAND Corp., Santa Monica, CA, (Michael Hurd en Susann Rohwedder)
  • 2010: Internship, Department of ‘Social security’, Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB), The Hague (supervisor: Daniel van Vuuren)
  • 2009-2010: Research assistant, Department of Spatial Economics, VU University Amsterdam (assistant to Henri de Groot, Piet Rietveld and Peter Mulder)
  • 2009: Internship, Directorate-General Economic Policy, Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs (supervisor: Sjef Ederveen)

Professional activities

  • Netspar Junior Research Fellow
  • 2013: External advisory current and future pension income, Netherlands Socio-Economic Council (SER) (with Marike Knoef)
  • 2013: Model building current and future pension income, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (Special Interdepartmental Policy Council to evaluate future pension income (“IBO 65+”) with Marike Knoef, Mathijn Wilkens, Daniel van Vuuren)
  • 2013: Alumni committee for educational improvement at the Faculty of Economics and Business, VU University Amsterdam
  • 2012-present: Retirement Savings Adequacy (RSA) project, Private Pensions Unit, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) (with Marike Knoef, Rob Alessie, Stéphanie Payet, Pablo Antolín)
  • 2011-2012: Organizational and evaluation committee Instituut Gak Researchers Day
  • 2011-2012: Co-organizer Ph.D. seminars and social drinks at the Leiden University Law School (with Wouter den Hollander, Dirk Broekhuijsen, Tess de Jong, Iryna Ievdokymova and Andrea Varga)  

Curriculum vitae

Teaching

Assistant Professor

  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut Fiscale en Economische vakken
  • Economie

Work address

Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number B203

Contact

Publications

  • Eurofound External expert "Working conditions and sustainable work"

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