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Geert Mesters is a researcher at the department of Econometrics and Operations Research of the Vrije Universiteit. He is also an assistant professor of Economics at the Department of Economics & Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and he is also an affiliated professor at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics. He has a PhD in economics from Tinbergen Institute and VU Amsterdam and a PhD in Law and Criminology from the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (both in 2015). 

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Education/Academic qualification

Econometrics, PhD, Econometrics and Operations Research

Criminology, PhD, Netherlands Institute Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR

Econometrics, Master

Econometrics and Operations Research, Bachelor

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Research Output 2012 2018

  • 6 Article
  • 5 Working paper
  • 4 PhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VU
  • 1 Chapter

On the Demographic Adjustment of Unemployment

Mesters, G. & Barnichon, R., May 2018, In : Review of Economics and Statistics. 100, 2, p. 219-231 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

unemployment rate
unemployment
labor force
recession
business cycle indicator

Empirical Bayes Methods for Dynamic Factor Models

Koopman, S. J. & Mesters, G., 2017, In : Review of Economics and Statistics. 99, 3, p. 486-498

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

The Employment-Crime Association for Individuals Convicted of a Sexual Offense in Their Youth

van den Berg, C. J. W. & Mesters, G., 1 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology. 3, 4, p. 440–467 467 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Crime
Control theory
Interaction
State dependence
Binary choice model

Crime, Employment and Social Welfare: an individual-level study on disadvantaged males

Mesters, G., Bijleveld, C. C. J. H. & van der Geest, V. R., 1 Jun 2016, In : Journal of Quantitative Criminology. 32, 2, p. 159-190 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Social Welfare
Vulnerable Populations
Crime
social welfare
offense

Monte Carlo Maximum Likelihood Estimation for Generalized Long-Memory Time Series Models

Mesters, G., Koopman, S. J. & Ooms, M., 2016, In : Econometric Reviews. 35, 4, p. 659-687

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Maximum likelihood estimation
Long memory
Time series models
Importance sampling
Long memory process

Activities 2013 2013

  • 1 Lecture / Presentation

Dynamic factor models with stochastic loadings

S.J. Koopman (Speaker), G. Mesters (Speaker)
24 May 2013

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Prizes

Arnold Zellner Thesis Award

Geert Mesters (Recipient), 2017

PrizeAcademic

Statistics
Economics
Honourable Mention
Christiaan Huygens

VENI research grant

Geert Mesters (Recipient), 2018

PrizeAcademic