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Xander Koolman is full professor Health Economics and chairs the Health Economics section at the department of Ethics, Governance and Society, School of Business and Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.


His research interests are institutional economics and applied health econometrics/biostatistics. In his work he is keen to combine both in quantitative research and health economic policy.

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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 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals