Gerards, R

Ruud Gerards (The Hague, 1977) is researchleader at Maastricht University's Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA). He obtained his PhD degree in economics at Maastricht University in May 2012. Before the start of his academic career he has held various corporate positions. First, he worked as statistical researcher for Statistics Netherlands (CBS). After that he joined PricewaterhouseCoopers as grant/subsidy consultant, working on EU 6th framework program (FP6) applications and on a number of national subsidy programs. He also worked in a smaller consultancy firm advising local governments and city councils in urban and spatial planning projects. His academic experience, prior to starting at ROA in 2012, includes 7 years as (junior) lecturer at Maastricht University before and while conducting his PhD research and a year as lecturer / semester coordinator at Fontys University of Applied Sciences, while finalizing his PhD. Ruud Gerards at IDEAS: https://ideas.repec.org/e/pge199.html

More information: http://www.ruudgerards.nl/



Labour Economics, Industrial Relations, Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship

Recent Publications

  • Gerards, R., and Welters, R. (forthcoming). Liquidity constraints, unemployed job search and labour market outcomes. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. Link