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Gerard van den Berg is professor of Economics at the University of Bristol and at the department of Economics of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

In 2009, Gerard J. van den Berg won the Alexander von Humboldt Professorship prize for research excellence. Van den Berg was the first economist and social scientist to receive this prize. 

Before this, he was Top Professor at the Dept. of Economics at VU University Amsterdam. He is also affiliated to IFAU (Uppsala) since 1999. In addition, he is Program Director at IZA (Bonn), leading the field of Labor Market Policy Evaluation. Previously he worked at Northwestern University, Princeton University, and Stockholm School of Economics.

Since 2013 he is a Fellow of the Econometric Society.

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Gerard van den Berg is a world leader in the field of Econometrics, an academic discipline which uses methods taken from statistics to analyse and explain economic relationships.

As well as econometrics he also conducts research in the fields of labor economics and health economics, notably on duration analysis, treatment evaluation, search theory, and long-run effects of early-life conditions.

He has published in Econometrica, Review of Economic Studies, American Economic Review, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series B, and other journals. He was Joint Managing Editor of The Economic Journal and Associate Editor of the Journal of Econometrics and the Journal of Population Economics. Since 2013 he is a Fellow of the Econometric Society.

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