Gerard J. van den Berg

Program Coordinator and Research Fellow

University of Groningen

Gerard J. van den Berg (1962) is Professor of Economics at the University of Bristol. Previously he was Alexander von Humboldt Professor in Econometrics and Empirical Economics at the University of Mannheim. He has also worked at the VU University Amsterdam, Princeton University, Northwestern University, New York University, Stockholm School of Economics, Tilburg University, Groningen University, and INSEE-CREST.

He was Joint Managing Editor of The Economic Journal and co-editor of the Journal of Econometrics. He has published in Econometrica, Review of Economic Studies, International Economic Review, and other journals.

Gerard J. van den Berg is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and research fellow of IFAU (Uppsala), ZEW (Mannheim), CEPR (London) and, since January 1999, of IZA.

Since July 2004, he has been Program Director of IZA’s research area "Evaluation of Labor Market Programs".



IZA Discussion Paper No. 10730
revised version published as 'The impact of sanctions for young welfare recipients on transitions to work and wages and on dropping out" in: Economica, 2022, 89 (535), 1-28
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10321
published in: Annual Review of Economics, 8 2016, 521-546
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9626
revised version published as 'Evaluating Vacancy Referrals and the Roles of Sanctions and Sickness Absenc' in: Economic Journal, 2019, 129, 3292-3322