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Bas van der Klaauw (PhD Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) is professor in policy evaluation. He uses microeconometric methods for causal analysis in the field of labor, education and health. In 2008 he received an ERC Starting Grant and in 2016 a VICI grant from NWO. In the past he held visiting positions at the University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins University. Currently, he is associated to IZA-Bonn and CEPR-London. He is coordinator of the MSc economics at the Vrije Universiteit and chair of the educational board at Tinbergen Institute.


Empirical Microeconomics, Public Policy Evaluation, Labor Markets, School Choice, Intergenerational Mobility.


Tinbergen Institute: Econometrics II

Tinbergen Institute: Applied Microeconometrics

BSc economics and business: Microeconomics I

BSc econometrics: Mathematical Economics III

Ancillary activities

  • Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek | Den Haag | Adviseur | 2015-01-01 - present
  • SEO | Amstterdam | Adviseur | 2015-07-01 - present
  • Rabobank | Utrecht | Adviseur | 2018-01-01 - present

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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

Academic qualification

PhD, Unemployment Duration Determinants and Policy Evaluation, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

1 May 199631 Jan 2000

Award Date: 24 May 2000

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