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Wilco van Dijk

Professor by Special Appointment of Psychological Determinants of Economic Decision Making

Name
Prof.dr. W. van Dijk
Telephone
+31 71 527 6844
E-mail
dijkwvan@fsw.leidenuniv.nl
ORCID iD
0000-0002-0106-0297

In 2014 Wilco van Dijk was appointed as a Professor Psychological Determinants of Economic Decision Making, a chair supported by the National Institute for Family Finance Information (Nibud).

More information about Wilco van Dijk

Short CV                         

Wilco van Dijk studied Social Psychology at the University of Amsterdam. He graduated in 1994 and obtained his PhD at the same University in 1999. After receiving his PhD degree, he worked at the VU University Amsterdam, and as of 2009, he works at the departmental unit of Social, Economic and Organisational Psychology of Leiden University. In 2014, he was specially appointed as professor of Psychological Determinants of Economic Decision Making. This chair is a collaboration of the Leiden University with the National Institute for Family Finance Information (Nibud). Since 1 January 2020 he is also director of the Knowledge Centre Psychology and Economic Behaviour (www.kcpeg.nl).

Research

In his current research, Wilco van Dijk mainly focuses on the impact of financial stress on economic decision making, whereby he combines laboratory research with (experimental) field studies. In the Knowledge Centre Psychology and Economic Behaviour his emphasis is on applying Behavioural insights. Whereby the development and testing of behavioural interventions in the context of economic choices.

Professor by Special Appointment of Psychological Determinants of Economic Decision Making

  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
  • Instituut Psychologie
  • Soc., Econom. en Organisat Psych.

Work address

Pieter de la Court
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 2A29

Contact

Professor by Special Appointment of Psychological Determinants of Economic Decision Making

  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
  • Instituut Psychologie
  • Soc., Econom. en Organisat Psych.

Work address

Pieter de la Court
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 2A29

Contact

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