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Arjen van Witteloostuijn is Dean of the School of Business and Economics. He is also affiliated to the University of Antwerp. In his previous positions he has been affiliated to the Tilburg University, the University of Groningen, the Maastrich University, the University of Durham, the Utrecht University, Cardiff Business School.

As of 2015, he is a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences (Koninklijke Nederlandse Academie van Wetenschappen, or KNAW). As of 2016, Head of the Economics Section of the KNAW. As of 2017, Chair of the Department of Business, Economics, Law & Social Sciences of the KNAW.

Research

He is a multitalented and highly productive researcher who is also active in political debate. The question that runs through all his work is why some institutions (in the broad sense of the word) are successful while others are not. Van Witteloostuijn’s interdisciplinary approach is unique; he combines insights from general economics, business economics, business science, and the social sciences in innovative studies that examine the behaviour and structure of organisations.

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Research Output 1988 2020

Adapt or Perish? How Parties Respond to Party System Saturation in 21 Western Democracies, 1945-2011

Van De Wardt, M. & Van Witteloostuijn, A., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : British Journal of Political Science.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
party system
democracy
electoral alliance
election
system change

Best Practice Recommendations for Replicating Experiments in Public Administration

Walker, R. M., Brewer, G. A., Lee, M. J., Petrovsky, N. & Van Witteloostuijn, A., 17 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. 29, 4, p. 609-626 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

public administration
best practice
experiment
social science
citizen

Emergence of entrepreneurial populations: a feature dimensionality approach

Liu, M. & van Witteloostuijn, A., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Small Business Economics.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Dimensionality
Sustainable entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurial activity
Germany

Erratum: Best Practice Recommendations for Replicating Experiments in Public Administration

Walker, R. M., Brewer, G. A., Lee, M. J., Petrovsky, N. & Van Witteloostuijn, A., 17 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. 29, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalComment / Letter to the editorAcademic

Open Access
public administration
best practice
experiment
Public Administration
Experiment

Individual motivation among entrepreneurs in the creative and cultural industries: A self-determination perspective

Cnossen, B., Loots, E. & van Witteloostuijn, A., Sep 2019, In : Creativity and Innovation Management. 28, 3, p. 389-402 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
Industry
Lenses
Self-determination
Entrepreneurs
Creative industries