Bastian Ravesteijn receives Harkness Fellowship

Bastian Ravesteijn receives Harkness Fellowship

Erasmus School of Economics is pleased to announce that PhD candidate Bastian Ravesteijn was recently awarded a Harkness Fellowship by the Commonwealth Fund.

Bastian spend twelve months at a top U.S. research institution to work with leading U.S. experts and study health care delivery reforms and critical issues on the health policy agenda in both the U.S. and their home countries. A rich program of seminars organized by the Fund throughout the year further enhances the fellowship experience.

About Bastian Ravesteijn

Bastian Ravesteijn is a PhD candidate at Erasmus School of Economics under the supervision of Professor Eddy van Doorslaer. His research interests include health economics, labor economics, and microeconometrics. Bastian Ravesteijn is an alumnus (2011) of the TI MPhil program.

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About the Harkness Fellowship Program

The Commonwealth Fund’s Harkness Fellowships in Health Care Policy and Practice provide a unique opportunity for mid-career health services researchers and practitioners from Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, and the United Kingdom to spend up to 12 months in the United States, conducting original research and working with leading U.S. health policy experts. The Harkness Fellowship awards up to US$119,000, which covers roundtrip airfare to the United States, a living allowance, funds for project-related travel, research, and conferences, travel to attend The Commonwealth Fund program of fellowship seminars, health insurance, and U.S. federal and state taxes. A family supplement (e.g. approximately $55,000 for a partner and two children up to age 18) is also provided to cover airfare, living allowance, and health insurance.