Prof. Maarten Lindeboom

Labor and Health Economics

Maarten Lindeboom (1960) is a Professor of Economics and Chair of the Department of Economics at VU Amsterdam. He studied econometrics at VU Amsterdam, graduated in 1986 and
received his PhD from L eiden U niversity in 1992.

His research can be characterized as applied microeconomics in the field of health, labour and demography and includes topics such as the long term effects of early childhood conditions on later life health and mortality, the relationship between income, health and work across the life cycle and the measurement of health in surveys.

Lindeboom is an associate editor of Health Economics, was listed as number 43 in the Journal of Health Economics’ top 100 list of leading health economists in the world and held longer term visiting positions at the University of Michigan (Netherlands visiting Professorship, The Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences) and the University of Bristol (Benjamin Meaker Chair).

Among others he has published in American Economic Review, the Economic Journal, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Demography, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (series A & B) and Journal of Human Resources.

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