Romke van der Veen (1958) is full professor in Sociology of labor and organisation. His research focuses on social policies of the modern welfare state (labor market; social security; health care; pensions). Until 1995 he was full professor of Public Administration at Twente University, the Netherlands. Since 2012 Romke van der Veen is crown-member of the Social and Economic Advisory Council of the Netherlands and since 2016 he chairs the Insured Package Advisory Committee (health care - and long term care insurance) of the Dutch National Health Care Institute.
Research interests: welfare states, social policies, policy implementation, labor markets and labor organisations, social security systems, health care systems, institutions and institutional change