Aico van Vuuren is professor in Econometrics at the Department of Economics. He obtained his Ph.D. in Economics in 2002 at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam with a thesis on empirical applications in search theory. Before coming to the University of Gothenburg, he has been working at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, the University of Amsterdam and the VU in Amsterdam. He has worked on a broad range of research topics that are related to each other in terms of the use of econometric methods to estimate phenomena in economic theory. Among these are the estimation of gender wage gaps along the distribution, the impact of seniority on wages, the labour market outcomes of young university graduates and various topics in the economics of the housing market. His articles are published into the highest ranked journals in the economic literature.
Aico van Vuuren joined IZA as a Research Fellow in August 2018.