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dr. E.M. (Eelke) Heemskerk

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance
Photographer: onbekend

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
  • Room number: B8.19
Postal address
  • Postbus 15578
    1001 NB Amsterdam
  • Profile

    Welcome

    Eelke is associate professor of political science at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). He received his PhD at the Amsterdam School for Social Science Research in 2006. Before he was research fellow at the Germany Institute and AIAS, both at UvA. He was visiting fellow at the Institute for Strategic Management, Ludwig Maximilians Universität and the Center on Organizational Innovation, Columbia University

    Eelke is management consultant at The Galan Group where he works with top management teams and boards of public and private organisations on issues of corporate governance and strategy.

    Eelke published on corporate governance, corporate elites, social networks and institutional reform in the Netherlands and Europe. Some selected publications are availabe on this site.

    In his current research Eelke is interested big data related to networks of corporate ownership and control.He directs the ERC funded CORPNET research group. He also works on how social networks influence boardroom decision-making and behavioural corporate governance.

    For more information visit his personal website www.eelkeheemskerk.nl or the CORPNET.uva.nl website

  • Publications

    2018

    • Fennema, M., & Heemskerk, E. M. (2018). When theory meets methods: The naissance of computer assisted corporate interlock research. Global Networks, 18(1), 81-104. https://doi.org/10.1111/glob.12178 [details]
    • Heemskerk, E., Young, K., Takes, F. W., Cronin, B., Garcia-Bernardo, J., Henriksen, L. F., ... Laurin-Lamothe , A. (2018). The promise and perils of using big data in the study of corporate networks: problems, diagnostics and fixes. Global Networks, 18(1), 3-32. https://doi.org/10.1111/glob.12183 [details]
    • Takes, F. W., Kosters, W. A., Witte, B., & Heemskerk, E. M. (2018). Multiplex Network Motifs as Building Blocks of Corporate Networks. Applied Network Science, 3, [39]. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41109-018-0094-z [details]
    • van Kuppevelt, D. E., Takes, F. W., & Heemskerk, E. M. (2018). Understanding evolving communities in transnational board interlock networks. In IEEE 14th International Conference on eScience: proceedings : 29 October-1 November 2018, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (pp. 312-313). Los Alamitos, California: IEEE Computer Society. https://doi.org/10.1109/eScience.2018.00069 [details]

    2017

    • Babic, M., Fichtner, J., & Heemskerk, E. M. (2017). States versus Corporations: Rethinking the Power of Business in International Politics. The international spectator: Italian journal of international affairs, 52(4), 20-43. https://doi.org/10.1080/03932729.2017.1389151 [details]
    • Fichtner, J. R., Heemskerk, E. M., & Garcia Bernardo, J. (2017). Hidden Power of the Big Three? Passive Index Funds, Re-Concentration of Corporate Ownership, and New Financial Risk. Business and Politics, 19(2), 298-326. https://doi.org/10.1017/bap.2017.6 [details]
    • Garcia-Bernardo, J., Fichtner, J., Takes, F. W., & Heemskerk, E. M. (2017). Uncovering Offshore Financial Centers: Conduits and Sinks in the Global Corporate Ownership Network. Scientific Reports, 7, [6246]. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-06322-9 [details]
    • Heemskerk, E. M., Heemskerk, K., & Wats, M. M. (2017). Conflict in the Boardroom: A Participant Observation Study of Non-Executive Board Dynamic. The Journal of Management and Governance, 21(1), 233-263. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10997-015-9339-8 [details]
    • Zdiarski, M., Heemskerk, E. M., Garcia Bernardo, J., de Beule, F., Jaklič, A., Elia, S., & Takes, F. W. (2017). The power of proximity at a distance: The role of interlocking directorates in reducing the liability of outsidership. In International Business in the Information Age (pp. 1-36)

    2016

    2015

    • Heemskerk, K., Heemskerk, E. M., & Wats, M. (2015). Behavioral determinants of nonprofit board performance: the case of supervisory boards in Dutch secondary education. Nonprofit Management & Leadership, 25(4), 417-430. https://doi.org/10.1002/nml.21137 [details]

    2014

    • Heemskerk, E. M., & Fennema, M. (2014). Women on board: female board membership as a form of elite democratization. Enterprise and Society, 15(2), 252-284. https://doi.org/10.1093/es/kht136 [details]
    • Heemskerk, E. M., & Wats, M. (2014). De professie van het toezicht houden: essay over de ontwikkeling van een beroepsgroep. Goed Bestuur & Toezicht, 10(2), 33-39. [details]
    • Heemskerk, K., Heemskerk, E., & Wats, M. (2014). Wat maakt goed onderwijsbestuur? De gedragsmatige determinanten van taakuitvoering door raden van toezicht in het voortgezet onderwijs. Mens en Maatschappij, 89(2), 151-174. https://doi.org/10.5117/MEM2014.2.HEEM [details]

    2013

    • Heemskerk, E. M. (2013). The rise of the European corporate elite: evidence from the network of interlocking directorates in 2005 and 2010. Economy and Society, 42(1), 74-101. https://doi.org/10.1080/03085147.2012.686720 [details]
    • Heemskerk, E. M., & Mans, U. (2013). Catering to Cleantech’s resource needs: the strategic importance of board networks in an emerging green industry. RIMCIS, 2(1), 52-87. https://doi.org/10.4471/rimcis.2013.13 [details]
    • Heemskerk, E. M., Daolio, F., & Tomassini, M. (2013). The community structure of the European network of interlocking directorates 2005-2010. PLoS ONE, 8(7), e68581. [e68581]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0068581 [details]
    • Heemskerk, E., & Fennema, M. (2013). Hoe kwamen vrouwen aan de top in het bedrijfsleven? Res Publica, 55(3), 399-405. [details]
    • Heemskerk, K., Heemskerk, E., & Wats, M. (2013). Van controleren naar anticiperen: de rol van toezichthouders op goed bestuur in het voortgezet onderwijs. Goed Bestuur & Toezicht, 9(1), 36-43. [details]

    2012

    • Ferraro, F., Schnyder, G., Heemskerk, E. M., Corrado, R., & Vecchio, N. (2012). Structural breaks and governance networks in Western Europe. In B. Kogut (Ed.), The small worlds of corporate governance (pp. 151-182). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. [details]
    • Heemskerk, E. M., Mokken, R. J., & Fennema, M. (2012). The fading of the state: corporate-government networks in the Netherlands. International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 53(4), 253-274. https://doi.org/10.1177/0020715212458516 [details]
    • Kogut, B., Colomer, J., Ahmadjian, C., Alexander, M., Belinky, M., von Bernath Bardina, J. P., ... Xiao, Z. (2012). Is there a global small world of owners and directors? In B. Kogut (Ed.), The small worlds of corporate governance (pp. 259-299). Cambridge, MA [etc.]: MIT Press. https://doi.org/10.7551/mitpress/9780262017275.003.0219 [details]

    2011

    2010

    • Carroll, W. K., Carson, C., Fennema, M., Heemskerk, E., & Sapinski, J. P. (2010). The making of a transnational capitalist class: corporate power in the twenty-first century. London: Zed Books. [details]
    • Carroll, W. K., Fennema, M., & Heemskerk, E. M. (2010). Constituting Corporate Europe: a study of elite social organization. Antipode, 42(4), 811-843. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8330.2010.00777.x [details]

    2009

    2008

    • Heemskerk, E. M., & Schnyder, G. (2008). Small states, international pressures, and interlocking directorates: the cases of Switzerland and the Netherlands. European Management Review, 5(1), 41-54. https://doi.org/10.1057/emr.2008.3 [details]

    2007

    2002

    • Heemskerk, E. M., Mokken, R. J., & Fennema, M. (2002). De organisatie van het Nederlandse bedrijfsleven. Graven naar Macht 25 jaar later. Tijdschrift voor Politieke Ekonomie, 24(1), 109-134. [details]

    2018

    2016

    2014

    • Heemskerk, E., & Zeitlin, J. (2014). Public-private partnerships in Dutch vocational education and training: Learning, monitoring and governance. Den Haag: Platform Bèta Techniek. [details]
    • van Veen, K., & Heemskerk, E. M. (2014). Interlocking directorate networks. In R. Alhajj, & J. Rokne (Eds.), Encyclopedia of social network analysis and mining (pp. 742-747). New York: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-6170-8_274 [details]

    2013

    • Heemskerk, E. (2013). Goed bestuur en goed gedrag: wat maakt een goede raad van commissarissen goed? Jaarboek Corporate Governance, 2013-2014, 27-46. [details]

    2012

    • Heemskerk, E. M. (2012). Fennema's netwerk benadering: over anekdotes, zwakke verbindingen en negatief netwerken. In M. Maussen, & F. Vermeulen (Eds.), Democratie en wetenschap: essays voor Meindert Fennema (pp. 16-35). Amsterdam: Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Resarch (AISSR), University of Amsterdam. [details]

    2008

    • Fennema, M., & Heemskerk, E. (2008). Nieuwe netwerken: de elite en de ondergang van NV Nederland. Amsterdam: Bert Bakker. [details]
    • Heemskerk, E. (2008). European integration and the business elite: The formation of a pan-European network of interlocking directories? Forschungsberichte aus dem Duitsland Instituut Amsterdam Universiteit van Amsterdam, 4, 139-156. [details]

    2007

    • Fennema, M., & Heemskerk, E. M. (2007). Het old boys netwerk wankelt. In K. van Beek, & M. Ham (Eds.), Gaat de elite ons redden. De nieuwe rol van de bovenlaag in onze samenleving (pp. 5-28). Amsterdam: Van Gennep. [details]

    2005

    • Fennema, M., & Heemskerk, E. M. (2005). Het old boys netwerk bestaat niet meer. In D. J. Kraan, & A. P. Ros (Eds.), The Visible Hand. Ondernemingsbestuur in Nederland. (pp. 70-84). Den Haag: Wim Drees Stichting voor Openbare Financiën. [details]

    2004

    • Heemskerk, E. M. (2004). De Internationalisering van de Financieel-Economische Bedrijfselite. In M. Fennema, & H. Schijf (Eds.), Nederlanse Elites in de Twintigste Eeuw. Continuïteit en Verandering Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details]

    2003

    • Heemskerk, E. M. (2003). "Bibliography of Bas de Gaay Fortman". In K. Arts, & P. Miyo (Eds.), Responding to the Human Rights Deficit. Essays in Honour of Bas de Gaay Fortman The Hague/London/New York: Kluwer Law International. [details]

    2017

    • Heemskerk, E. (2017). Langetermijnoriëntatie en de opkomst van passieve investeerders. Economisch Statistische Berichten, 102(4751), 320-321. [details]
    • Heemskerk, E. M. (2017). Ligt het Rijnland nu in de VS? Lange termijn oriëntatie en passieve investeringsfondsen. Goed Bestuur & Toezicht, 13(2), 14-19. [details]
    • Shenkar, C., Heemskerk, E. M., & Fichtner, J. (2017). The New Mandate Owners: Passive Asset Managers and the Decoupling of Corporate Ownership. Antitrust Chronicle, Spring 2017(3), 51-57. [details]
    • van der Brug, W., & Heemskerk, E. (2017). Politics and Power. In P. van Praag (Ed.), Political Science and Changing Politics (pp. 11-30). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctt1zqrmq0.4 [details]

    2016

    • Heemskerk, E., & Wats, M. (2016). Constructief conflict in de RvC: Boardroom dynamics en goed bestuur. Goed Bestuur & Toezicht, 12(3), 23-27. [details]

    2014

    • Heemskerk, E. M. (2014). Besluitvorming via netwerken: resultaten uit het Nederlands Topmanagers Onderzoek. Goed Bestuur & Toezicht, 10(4), 23-29. [details]

    2013

    • Fennema, M., & Heemskerk, E. (2013). Economische elite zet in op euro. In Dutch Economic Touch (pp. 103-106). Amsterdam: 4Days for Europe. [details]

    2012

    • Heemskerk, E., & Wats, M. (2012). Toezicht op kwaliteit en veiligheid: hoe betrokken of afstandelijk wil je zijn? Goed Bestuur, 8(2), 48-53. [details]

    2010

    • Heemskerk, E., Hendriks, T., & Wats, M. (2010). Vormen de 'old boys' een gevaar voor marktwerking in de zorg? Goed Bestuur, 6(4), 48-55. [details]

    2009

    • Heemskerk, E. (2009). Bestuurlijke elite, toon moreel leiderschap! Goed Bestuur, 5(2), 64-70. [details]
    • Heemskerk, E. (2009). Moreel reveil van de bestuurlijke elite. Idee, 30(3), 44-47. [details]

    2008

    • Heemskerk, E. M. (2008). Van controle naar vertrouwen: governance in ontwikkeling. Pensioen Bestuur & Management, 2008(2), 21-23. [details]

    2007

    • Heemskerk, E. M. (2007). Burt, Ronald S., Brokerage & Closure. An Introduction to Social Capital [Review of: Brokerage & Closure]. Comparative Sociology, 6(1-2), 232-235.

    2002

    • Heemskerk, E. M., & Fennema, M. (2002). Achter de schermen: een netwerk van AEP'ers. Amsterdam: Research Report for Ministry of Economic Affairs.
    • Heemskerk, E. M., & Fennema, M. (2002). Een Netwerkanalyse van de mediasector in Nederland. Hilversum: Commissariaat voor de Media. [details]

    Award

    • Fichtner, J. R., Heemskerk, E. M. & Garcia Bernardo, J. (2018). 2018 David P. Baron Award.
    • Heemskerk, E. M. (2014). Corporate Network Governance: Power, Ownership and Control in Contemporary Global Capitalism (ERC Starting Grant).
    • Heemskerk, E. M. (2011). NWO VENI Award.

    Membership

    • Heemskerk, E. M. (2005). member, Society for the Advancement of Socio Economics.

    Media appearance

    • Babic, M., Fichtner, J. R. & Heemskerk, E. M. (19-07-2018). Wer ist mächtiger - Staaten oder Konzerne? [Web]. Wer ist mächtiger – Staaten oder Konzerne?.

    Journal editor

    • Heemskerk, E. M. (editor) (2012). Res Publica (Journal).
    • Heemskerk, E. M. (editor) (2011). Res Publica (Journal).

    2007

    • Heemskerk, E. M. (2007). Decline of the corporate community: inter-firm and corporate elite networks in the Netherlands, 1976-2001. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details]
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