Grip, A de

Andries de Grip is Director of the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA), Professor of Economics at the School of  Business and Economics (SBE), Maastricht University and Associate Dean Strategy and Collaboration of SBE.

Furthermore, he is Research Fellow of the Graduate School of Business and Economics at Maastricht University, IZA (Bonn) and Netspar (University Tilburg). Moreover, he is Secretary of the Board of the European Association of Labour Economists (EALE) and member of the Labour Market Committee of the Dutch Social Economic Council (SER). He has been project leader of a large number of labour market research projects on behalf of several Ministries, the Dutch Public Employment Services and the European Commission. He graduated (‘cum laude’) from the Free University of Amsterdam where he also obtained his PhD. He published many studies in the field of labour-market economics, in particular with regard to training and employability, skill mismatches, human resource management, labour market segmentation, upgrading and overeducation, labour mobility, retirement and manpower forecasting. Andries de Grip at IDEAS:  https://ideas.repec.org/f/pde255.html

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Overeducation and skills mismatches; Acquisition of skills and skill obsolescence; Human capital development; Human Resource Management; Employability; Wages, job satisfaction and mobility; Training and retirement; Informal learning; Industrial labour market and HR studies; Skill biased technological and organisational change; Labour force participation and Unemployment.

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Other activities

  • Chair of the Board of Network Social Innovation (NSI), Maastricht University.
  • Member of the Board of INSCOPE ( Erasmus, Utrecht, Groningen and Maastricht University and TNO)
  • Research Fellow of GSBE, Maastricht University.
  • Research Fellow of IZA, Bonn.
  • Research Fellow of Netspar, Tilburg University.
  • Secretary of the Board of the European Association of Labour Economists (EALE)