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Eric Bartelsman is Professor of Economics at the Vrije Universiteit (VU) in Amsterdam and General Director of the Tinbergen Institute. His research interests are in the area of productivity growth and have led to publications in top journals. He is currently a Fellow of the...

Brooke Nichols, PhD, MSc, is a health economist and infectious disease mathematical modeller. She is jointly appointed as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Medical Microbiology, AMC and the Department of Global Health, Boston University School of Public Health. Her research focuses on HIV and...

Professor Tessa Roseboom is Director of Amsterdam Reproduction and Development at the Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam (UvA-AMC). As a scientist, teacher and advocate, she has spent the past 25 years investigating how the early environment in which humans grow and develop affects later development...

Arjen Dondorp trained in the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam as an infectious diseases and intensive care physician. His main research interests include the pathophysiology and treatment of severe malaria, antimalarial drug resistance (in particular artemisinin and multidrug resistance in Plasmodium falciparum), and the improvement...

Dr. Wietse A. Tol’s interdisciplinary, systems-focused research and practice focus is on mental health and psychosocial support interventions for adversity-affected populations in low- and middle-income countries. In particular, his work centers on (integrated) interventions that address the complex relationships between social conditions and mental health,...

Carolyne Egesa is a PhD candidate in Medical Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Research Officer at the African Population and Health Research Center in Nairobi, Kenya. Built upon her interest in the socio-cultural determinants of reproductive health behavior, sexuality, gender, and sexual...

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...

Peter Lanjouw (PhD) is professor in development economics at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. His research focuses on the analysis of poverty and inequality as well as on rural development, notably the study of a village economy in rural India and the broader analysis of rural...

Prof. Dr. Michele van Vugt has worked as an internist infectious diseases medical specialist and epidemiologist for many years now. Her research focuses on an integrated ‘community-centered’ approach to infectious tropical diseases particularly malaria, HIV and improving the quality of health care systems. She is...

Matthijs Botman completed his medical degree at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) followed by his first international experience during internships in Peru (pediatrics) and Malawi (surgical training of clinical officers). He then specialized as a global health doctor following the unique Dutch postgraduate training program...