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Olaf van Vliet

Professor by special appointment Comparative Welfare State Analysis

Name
Prof.dr. O.P. van Vliet
Telephone
+31 71 527 8551
E-mail
o.p.van.vliet@law.leidenuniv.nl
ORCID iD
0000-0002-5539-1761

Olaf van Vliet is Professor of Comparative Welfare State Analysis at the Department of Economics and at the Institute of Public Administration, Leiden University. He is Department Chair of the Department of Economics.

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Olaf van Vliet is Professor of Comparative Welfare State Analysis at the Department of Economics and at the Institute of Public Administration, Leiden University. He is Department Chair 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, flexibilization of the labour market, the effects of globalization and technological change (such as digitalization 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

  • Board member, Dutch Society for Social Security (NGSZ)
  • Member of the Board of Trustees, Europa Institute, Leiden University
  • 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
  • Member of the advisory board ‘Monitor De Staat van de Haagse Economie’, Municipality The Hague
  • 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 by special appointment Comparative Welfare State Analysis

  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut Fiscale en Economische vakken
  • Economie

Work address

Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number A 2.55

Contact

Professor by special appointment Comparative Welfare State Analysis

  • Faculty Governance and Global Affairs
  • Instituut Bestuurskunde

Work address

Wijnhaven
Turfmarkt 99
2511 DP The Hague

Contact

Professor by special appointment Comparative Welfare State Analysis

Work address

Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden

Contact

Publications

  • Nederlands Genootschap Sociale Zekerheid Bestuurslid
  • Tijdschrift voor Arbeidsrecht in Context Lid redactie
  • Koninklijke Vereniging van Staathuishoudkunde (KVS) Voorzitter wetenschappelijke commissie conferentie New Paper Sessions
  • Landelijk Congres der Bestuurskunde Lid van het Comité van Aanbeveling
  • Bestuurskundige Interfacultaire vereniging Leiden Beschermheer en Lid van het Comité van Aanbeveling
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