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Press Office


Below a snapshot of some of our researchers with expertise in the field of economics.

For specific questions or to get in touch with a researcher not listed on this page, please call the UvA Press Office on +31 (0)20 525 2695 or send an email to

Prof Barabara Baarsma, professor Applied Economical Research
Credits: Jeroen Oerlemans

Prof. Barbara Baarsma

Barbara Baarsma is professor of Market Forces and Competition Issues, a crown-appointed member of the Dutch Social and Economic Council (SER) and a director of Knowledge Development at Rabobank. Her areas of expertise are public finance, the tax system, financial markets, the financial sector, health care, education, the housing market, the labour market, liberal professions, corporate governance and political economy.


prof. dr. B.E. (Barbara) Baarsma

Faculty of Economics and Business

Section Microeconomics

Roel Beetsma
Credits: FEB

Prof.  Roel Beetsma

Roel Beetsma is professor of Pension Economics. His areas of expertise are pensions, the monetary union and budgeting policy.

T:  +31 (0) 20 525 5280 / 4252

prof. dr. R.M.W.J. (Roel) Beetsma

Faculty of Economics and Business

Sectie Macro & International Economics

Prof Daniël Mügge
Credits: Dirk Gillissen

Prof.  Daniel Mügge

Daniel Mügge is professor of Political Arithmetic. His areas of expertise are the global financial crisis and financial markets.

T: +31 (0)20 525 2112

prof. dr. D.K. (Daniel) Mügge

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

Nicky Pouw
Credits: Maartje Strijbis

Dr Nicky Pouw

Nicky Pouw is associate professor in the UvA’s Governance and Inclusive Development research programme. Her areas of expertise include: poverty and inequality, well-being, sustainability, inclusive development, the position of women in the economy, Africa and alternative views on economics.

T: +31 (0)20 525 4105

dr. N.R.M. (Nicky) Pouw

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

GPIO : Governance and Inclusive Development

Business Economics
Credits: UvA

Prof. Maarten Pieter Schinkel

Maarten Pieter Schinkel is professor of Economics at the Amsterdam School of Economics. His areas of expertise are industrial organisation and regulations theory, in particular the enforcement of competition rules.


Prof. M.P. (Maarten Pieter) Schinkel

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Economics and Business

Evert Verhulp
Credits: UvA

Prof. Evert Verhulp

Evert Verhulp is professor of Labour Law. His areas of expertise are strike law, dismissal law, constitutional rights, and amendments to labour law and employment relationships in the Netherlands and Europe.

T:  +31 (0)20 525 3465 / 3400

prof. mr. E. (Evert) Verhulp

Faculty of Law

Labour Law and Social Security Law