Dr. Albert Jolink

Albert Jolink obtained his Master’s degree in Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam. In 1991 he obtained his PhD in Economics cum laude from the Tinbergen Institute. He was Director of Graduate Studies of the Erasmus Institute for Philosophy and Economics at the Department of Philosophy of Erasmus University, Scientific Director of the Center for History in Management and Economics at the Rotterdam School of Management and Academic Director of the Part-time Master Business Administration of the Rotterdam School of Management. He was Associate Professor at the Rotterdam School of Management of Erasmus University Rotterdam until 2013 and N.G. Pierson Professor at the University of Amsterdam until 2012. From 2005-2010 he was Editor-in-Chief of the influential economic bi-weekly Economisch Statistische Berichten.

From 2013-2014 he was Vice Dean and Head of Department Economics and Business of Erasmus University College, of Erasmus University Rotterdam. In Spring 2014 he obtained the N.G. Pierson Chair at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication of Erasmus University Rotterdam. He has since joined Coventry University Business School as Principal Lecturer.

  • The Statistical Turn in Economics Description: A study into the increased focus on the statistical status of economic phenomena. 
  • Regulation, adaption and governance: Governance transformations in the Dutch and French liberalizing electricity industries. 
  • When Firms Court: The Role of Gifts in Relations between Innovating Firms. 
  • Entrepreneurship.com (Ondernemerschap.nl): An economic perspective on the future of entrepreneurship in The Netherlands. 
  • Land ahoy. A dialogue between economics and nature (Land in zicht. Dialoog tussen economie en natuur): An economic perspective on he Netherlands Government’s policy on nature. 
  • Financial Supervision (Financieel Toezicht): An evaluation of recent experience in the banking sector with financial supervision of the monetary authorities. 
  • The Labour Market (De Arbeidsmarkt): New developments in a transforming labour market in The Netherlands. 
  • Globalisation in The Netherlands (Globalisering in Nederland): New insights and policy recommendations on the effects of globalisation for the Dutch economy. 
  • The future consumer (Toekomst van de consument): Consumer behaviour and consumer policy in a European perspective. 
  • Competition policy (Marktwerking): An evaluation of the introduction of competition policy in The Netherlands.
Coventry University No.1 Modern University No.1 Modern University in the Midlands
Coventry University awarded TEF GOLD Teaching Excellence Framework
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2020
Coventry City of Culture 2021