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Olaf van Vliet

Professor of Economics

Name
Prof.dr. O.P. van Vliet
Telephone
+31 71 527 8551
E-mail
o.p.van.vliet@law.leidenuniv.nl

Olaf van Vliet is Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics and at the Institute of Public Administration, Leiden University. He is also Head of the Department of Economics.

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Olaf van Vliet is Professor at the Department of Economics and at the Institute of Public Administration, Leiden University. He holds the chair in economics, with a focus on comparative welfare state analysis. This chair is endowed by the Gak Institute. He is also Head of the Department of Economics.

Olaf van Vliet conducts research and teaches in the areas of labour economics and political economy. Thereby, his focus is on welfare state reform, flexibilisation of the labour market, the effects of globalisation and technological change (such as digitalisation and automation), labour migration, and income inequality.

Education

  • PhD Department of Economics, Leiden University
  • BSc + MSc Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • BA + MA Public Administration, Leiden University

Main positions

Main other positions

  • Professor, Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Member of the Council of Deans in Economics and Business
  • Chairman Expert Committee on Labour, Statistics Netherlands
  • Chair of the Advisory committee research project Location choice of knowledge migrants, job seekers, self-employed persons and start-ups, Research and Documentation Centre    
  • Associate Editor Political Economy, Frontiers in Political Science
  • Member of the Board of Directors, IMISCOE (International Migration Research Network)
  • Board member, Dutch Society for Social Security (NGSZ)
  • Member of the Board of Trustees, Europa Institute, Leiden University
  • Member of the academic advisory board, Knowledge Center Labour Migration
  • Member of the editorial board of Tijdschrift voor Arbeidsrecht in Context
  • Chair of the scientific committee of the conference New Paper Sessions
  • Member Young Academy Leiden (2019-2022)
  • Member of the advisory board ‘Monitor De Staat van de Haagse Economie’, Municipality The Hague
  • Member Advisory committee research project Labour migration and labour market tightness, Radboud University
  • Work package leader, research consortium (EU FP7) NEUJOBS – Employment 2025: How multiple transitions will affect the European Labour Market (2011-2015)
  • Programme leader of the research programme Reforming Social Legislation (2016–2019)
  • Member of the Research Board of Leiden Law School (2016–2019)

Fellow

  • Visiting Professor, Central University of Finance and Economics (Nov. 2015)
  • Visiting Scholar, Harvard University (Sept.–Dec. 2013) 
  • Research Fellow Leiden Law School (2011-)
  • Teaching Fellow Leiden University College (LUC) The Hague (2011-)
  • Visiting Research Associate, Marquette University (Sept.–Dec. 2010)

Teaching 

Datasets

Professor of Economics

  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut Fiscale en Economische vakken
  • Economie

Work address

Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number A2.51

Contact

Professor of Economics

  • Faculty Governance and Global Affairs
  • Instituut Bestuurskunde

Work address

Wijnhaven
Turfmarkt 99
2511 DP The Hague

Contact

  • Landelijk Decanenoverleg Economie en Bedrijfskunde Lid
  • IMISCOE (International Migration Research Network) Member of the Board of Directors
  • Nederlands Genootschap Sociale Zekerheid Bestuurslid
  • Wetenschappelijk Onderzoeks- en Documentatie Centrum (WODC), Ministerie van Justitie en Veiligheid Voorzitter Begeleidingscommissie onderzoek Vestigingskeuze kennismigranten
  • Frontiers in Political Science Associate Editor Political Economy
  • Radboud Universiteit Lid Begeleidingscommissie onderzoeksproject Arbeidsmigratie en arbeidsmarktkrapte
  • Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek Voorzitter Expertgroep Arbeid
  • Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam Hoogleraar
  • Kenniscentrum Arbeidsmigranten Lid van de Wetenschappelijke Adviesraad
  • Gemeente Den Haag Lid Klanbordgroep Monitor De Staat van de Haagse Economie
  • Tijdschrift voor Arbeidsrecht in Context Lid redactie
  • Bestuurskundige Interfacultaire vereniging Leiden Beschermheer en Lid van het Comité van Aanbeveling
  • Koninklijke Vereniging van Staathuishoudkunde (KVS) Voorzitter wetenschappelijke commissie conferentie New Paper Sessions
  • Landelijk Congres der Bestuurskunde Lid van het Comité van Aanbeveling
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