Maarten Lindeboom

Maarten Lindeboom

  • Research Fellow

Professor Maarten Lindeboom’s research interests are in health, labor economics, and demography. In particular, he explores issues related to how early life conditions affect the human capital formation and later-life health and socioeconomic outcomes; health, income, and work across the life cycle; and, mental health and economic decision making. He is currently a Professor of Economics and Head of the Department of Economics at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) and a professor at the Centre for Health Economics at Monash University, Melbourne. He is also an editor of the Journal of Health Economics.  He is also a crown-appointed member of the Socio-Economic Council of the Netherlands and a member of the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities.

In addition to this, he holds various positions in boards of international research institutes, as well as longer-term visiting positions at the University of Bristol in the spring of 2002, (The Benjamin Meaker chair); the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences (KNAW) Netherlands Visiting Professor position at the University of Michigan (2004/2005); and the Visiting Professor position at The Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome (February-April 2022. He has published in several publications, such as American Economic Review, the Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of the European Economic Association, European Economic Review,  the Economic Journal, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Demography, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series A & B), and Journal of Population Economics.