prof.dr. (Bert) BM Balk

prof.dr. (Bert) BM Balk

Professor emeritus, Economic Measurement and Economic-Statistical Research

Visiting fellow Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Department of Technology and Operations Management
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam

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Prof. Dr. Bert M. Balk held a chair in business administration, in particular the measurement of price, quantity, and productvity changes and economic-statististical research, at Rotterdam School of Management, from 2001 to 2011. This chair was supported by Statistics Netherlands, where Prof. Balk worked in various positions from 1973 to 2011. A.o. he was deputy head of the Department for Price Statistics and director of the Center for Research of Enterprise Microdata (Cerem). His research interests include measurement in economics, in particular index number theory and productivity measurement. He has published a large number of articles in academic journals, has written two books, and has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Productivity Analysis and Statistica Neerlandica.

  • Bert Balk (2008) - Price and Quantity Index Numbers: Models for Measuring Aggregate Change and Difference - Cambridge University Press

  • Bert Balk (2018) - Aggregate productivity and productivity of the aggregate - Springer Nature
  • Rene Koster, Bert Balk, I Davelaar & M Martens (2010) - Accidents will happen. Do safety systems improve warehouse safety performance? - Material Handling Institute
  • Rene Koster, Bert Balk & WTI van Nus (2008) - The applicability of data envelopment analysis to the benchmarking of container terminals - The Material Handling Institute

  • Bert Balk & E Hoogenboom-Spijker (2003) - The Measurement and Decomposition of Productivity Change: Exercises on The Netherlands' Manuafacturing Sector - Statistics Netherlands

  • Emiel Caron

    Explanation of Exceptional Values in Multi-dimensional Business Databases
  • Nynke Faber

    Structuring Warehouse Management: Exploring the fit between warehouse characteristics and warehouse planning and control structure, and its effect on warehouse performance

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