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. 6520
published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2014, 27 (3), 895-919
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6307
published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2015, 39, 17–30
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6031
published in: Econometric Reviews, 35(6), 2016, 1075-1098
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5940
revised version published as 'Economic Conditions at the Time of Birth and Cognitive Abilities Late in Life: Evidence from Ten European Countries' in: PLoS ONE, 8(9) 2013, e74915
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5534
published as 'A re-analysis of the long-term effects on life expectancy of the Great Finnish Famine of 1866-86', in: Population Studies, 67(3) 2013, 309-322
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5454
published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2015, 40, 141–158