Joep Steegmans is assistant professor in the Department of Economics of the Leiden Law School.
Joep Steegmans is assistant professor in the Department of Economics of the Leiden Law School. He obtained his PhD in Economics at Utrecht University in 2017. In his dissertation he studied household characteristics in relation to transaction prices and mobility in the Dutch housing market. His PhD research sparked an ever-growing interest in economic analyses with big data.
Joep Steegmans’ current research focuses on the online platform Funda, the dominant housing platform in the Netherlands. How can this type of data be used in empirical research? Are prevailing theories fit for the new digitalized context? And, most importantly, how can we use the potential of these data for societal benefit?
Joep Steegmans can be reached via e-mail and telephone: +31 6 2313 1536.
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