dr. (Erwin) E. Dekker

dr. (Erwin) E. Dekker

Assistant Professor of Cultural Economics, Post-Doctoral Researcher on Jan Tinbergen

Academic Researcher Erasmus School of Economics Applied Economics
Erasmus University Rotterdam
W H04-23
+31 10 4089100

Latest academic publication

E. Dekker (2017). The Economic Legitimation and De-Legitimiation of Arts Subsidies. In J. Bek-Thomsen, C.O. Christiansen, S.G. Jacobsen & M. Thorup (Eds.), History of Economic Rationalities – Economic Reasoning as Knowledge and Practice Authority

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Erwin Dekker is Assistant Professor in cultural economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He recently completed his PhD thesis 'The Viennese students of Civilization: Humility, Culture and Economics in Interwar Vienna and Beyond'.

Dekker has also published in the field of cultural economics, economic methodology and intellectual history, and he is currently working on valuation regimes. Previously, he worked as lecturer at the European Studies department at the University of Amsterdam, where he specialised in political economy.

He holds a MSc degree from the London School of Economics in the 'Philosophy of the Social Sciences' and a Bachelor degree in both 'Economics' and 'Political Science' from the University of Amsterdam. Occasionally he is involved in giving policy advice to the cultural sector. His research interests include cultural economics, the history of economics and the social processes of science.


Visiting address

Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam