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Economics and Employment

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Nicky Pouw (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
Photo: Kirsten van Santen
Poverty, well-being and inequality

Nicky Pouw is an associate professor of Economics of Wellbeing and chair of the board of The Broker. Her areas of expertise are poverty and inequality, alternative views on economics, welfare economics, social economics, sustainability, inclusive development, the position of women in the economy, and Africa. In her book 'Welfare economics: How and why the economy must change' (AUP), Pouw presents a model for making the economy more sustainable and socially just, and gives ten reasons why our economy needs to change. | | 06 55 406 337

Competition, cartel behaviour and merger control

Maarten Pieter Schinkel is professor of Competition Economics and Regulation. He specialises in economics (microeconomics and industrial organisation theory) applied in competition cases (competition policy, antitrust). His research focuses, among other things, on cartel behaviour, abuse of market power (including big tech), merger control and state aid. Schinkel conducts applied theoretical and descriptive econometric research with applications in current competition cases and regulation. | | 020 525 7132

Pension policy, unemployment and ageing

Ward Romp is an associate professor at the Amsterdam School of Economics (ABS). He conducts research into the interaction between pension funds and the business cycle. He also has expertise in the field of the effects of pension policy on unemployment and the costs of ageing on government finances. | | 020 525 7344

Roel Beetsma (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
Photo: Kirsten van Santen
Pensions and fiscal policy

Roel Beetsma is professor of Macroeconomics and dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business. His areas of expertise are pensions, the monetary union, the eurozone and (Dutch and European) fiscal policy. |

Henk Volberda (photo: Dirk Gillissen)
Photo: Dirk Gillissen
Strategy and innovation

Henk Volberda is professor of Strategic Management & Innovation at the Amsterdam Business School (ABS) and scientific director of the Amsterdam Centre for Business Innovation. His research focuses on various themes: hyper-competition, technological disruption, new business models, strategic flexibility, management innovation and new organisational forms. | | 020 525 4369 |06 1297 2233

Martin Obschonka (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
Photo: Kirsten van Santen

Martin Obschonka is professor of Entrepreneurship and head of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation section at the Amsterdam Business School. His research involves projects on entrepreneurial development, entrepreneurial regions and culture, public policy, human capital, personality, geographical psychology, organisational behavior, well-being and stress, and social and economic change. |