Department of Applied Economics

The department of Applied Economics plays a profiling role, as it aims to contribute to the development of new and fundamental fields in the vast area of economics and to be active in areas of high societal relevance.

Being an incubation centre of novelty implies that the resources of the department adapt to where fundamental newness is to be found. This relates to both teaching and research. Fascinatingly, fundamental novelty and societal relevance often overlap in terms of areas of economics. More >>


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Jan van Ours

Deputy Directors

Kirsten Rohde
Eddy van Doorslaer

Peter Wakker

Operations Manager

Manuela Ettekoven
Phone: 010 - 408 24 12


010 - 408 27 76
010 - 408 14 62
010 - 408 17 27
010 - 408 16 25


Visiting address

Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam 
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam
Room N2-06

Postal address

Department of Applied Economics 
Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam
Room H12-01
Post Box 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam