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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

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 as (Senior) Lecturer at the VU University Amsterdam. As of 2009, he works as Senior Lecturer at the unit of Social and Organizational Psychology at Leiden University. In 2014, he became a Professor by Special Appointment 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).

Research

In his current research, Wilco van Dijk focuses mainly on the influence of financial stress on economic decision making, whereby he combines laboratory research with (experimental) field studies. In collaboration with, amongst others, the Nibud, he develops and tests behavioural interventions aimed at promoting financial self-sufficiency of individuals and households. As of 2018, he is Academic Partner of the CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis. 

Professor by Special Appointment of Psychological Determinants of Economic Decision Making

  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
  • Instituut Psychologie
  • Sociale en Organisatiepsychologie

Work address

Pieter de la Court Building
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
  • Sociale en Organisatiepsychologie

Work address

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

Contact

Publications

  • Centraal Planbureau Academic Partner
  • Ministerie van Sociale Zaken en Werkgelegenheid Lid begeleidingscommissie Onderzoeksprogramma Armoede en Schulden
  • Belastingdienst Lid externe Adviesraad Kennisagenda Belastingdienst
  • Nationaal Instituut voor Budgetvoorlichting (Nibud) Wetenschappelijke begeleiding onderzoek

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