Curriculum vitae dr. Lei Delsen

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Name Lei Delsen

Address Papenweg 61

NL - 6212 CE Maastricht

043 - 325 496 2
Radboud University Nijmegen

Department of Economics

Institute for Management Research

Nijmegen School of Management

NIJMEGEN, The Netherlands.

Tel: +31 24 361 5933

Fax: +31 24 361 2379




Date of birth June 22 1952

Place of birth Susteren (L)

Marital Status Married to R. Delsen-Pil

Father of two children: son (1988) and daughter (1991)

Nationality Dutch

Languages Dutch, German, English, and French.


1995 Ph.D. in Economics (1995) received from the Depart­ment of Economics of the Uni­versi­ty of Maastricht

1978 – 1984 Economics, University of Groningen, Groningen. B.A. (1982) and M.A. (1984)

1973 – 1977 Teacher in Eco­nomics and Statistics (M.O. Economie), Katholieke Leergangen, Tilburg

1970 – 1973 M.E.A.O.-St.-Servaascollege, Maastricht

1964 – 1970 R.K. ULO-school "Pius X", Susteren.


Associate Professor of Socio-Economic Policy, Department of Eco­no­mics, Nijmegen School of Management, Radboud Univer­sity, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

1987-2002 Assistant Professor, Department of Eco­no­mics, Nijmegen School of Management, Radboud Univer­sity, Nijmegen
1984-1987 Research fellow at the Euro­pean Centre for Work and Society (ECWS), Maas­tricht

1982-1983 Re­search Assis­tant, Faculty of Econo­mics, Uni­versity of Gronin­gen, Gro­nin­gen

1979-1981 Tea­cher in Econo­mics and Statistics at secondary school "Win­schoter Scho­lenge­meen­sch­ap", Win­scho­ten

1977-1978 Teacher in Econo­mics at secondary s­chool "Jeanne d'Arc", Maa­stricht­.
Current Research interest

His current research topics include work-life balance, retirement from work, choices within pension schemes and the relationship between globalisation and the national welfare states.


- Economics and Sustainable Development;

- Economic Policy and Public finance;

- Comparative Economics and Business Systems;

- Topics in International Economics and Policy

- Current Issues in Globalization

Guest Lectures

- Economie en duurzame ontwikkeling, gastcollege binnen cursus Milieu, vrede en duurzame ontwikkeling georganiseerd door Centrum voor Internationaal Conflict - Analyse & Management (CICAM), Nijmegen.

- Poverty and social exclusion in Europe and the Netherlands,

guest lecture at International Media and Entertainment Management
Breda University of Applied Science, Breda, 19 May 2010.

- The changing context of employment relations, guest lectures for students at Department of Management, RMIT University, Melbourne, 8 September and 9 September, 2009.

- Social policy reform in the Netherlands, guest lecture for Ph. D. class, Department of Gerontology, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, 4 November 2009.

- Duitsland en Nederland. Von den Nachbarn lernen, guest lecture within ESPRO-Projekt, Zomercursus „Fit for Europe“, Duisburg, het Euregio Study programme of the Universities of Ghent, Maastricht, Nijmegen, Aachen, Duisburg-Essen and Düsseldorf (2005- 2007).

- Course EU Labour Market and Social Policy taught within the joint European university teaching programme European Integration and Internationalisation, Bratislava. The programme was financially supported by the Socrates-Erasmus programme (2002-2005)

Administrative experience

- Member of the Scientific Board Nijmegen School of Management;

- Deputy Board Member of Stichting Christe­lijk-Sociaal Con­gres;

- Member of the programme committee of field related economics;

- Member of Exam committee of field related economics;

- Board member of the Department of Applied Economics;

- Nijmegen School of Management Faculty Board Member;

- Secretary to the executive board of the Department of Applied Economics;

- Member of the Faculty library committee;

- Member of numerous advisory appointment committees and application committees within the Faculty of Policy Sciences, now the Nijmegen School of Management.

Present and Past FellowshipS

  • Fellow of Netspar, Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement (University of Tilburg)

  • Fellow of the Dutch Research School of Management Science (NOB) of the University of Twente, the Netherlands. Theme: Changes in institutions.

  • Fellow of the Graduate School/Research Institute Systems, Organisation and Management (SOM) of the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Theme D: Regional Science

Guest researcher

  • Department of Labor Studies and Industrial Relations, Pennsylvania State University, USA (October-November 2009)

  • Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Australia (September - October 2009)

  • Centre for Applied Social Research (CASR) van de Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University), Australia (August-September 2009).

  • Business School, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa (July 2000)

  • Business School, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa (August 2000).

  • Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB), Berlin, Germany (June-July 1996)

Current membership of research groups

  • Network of European research institutes for the purpose of studying “The State of the Welfare State”

  • Study Group 10 on Flexible Work Pat­terns of the Inter­national In­dus­tri­al Relati­ons Asso­ciati­on

  • Interdisciplinary Study Group Religie, Economie en Arbeid (REA) (Religion, Economy and Labour) of the Radboud University, Nijmegen.


  • PhD project mrs. M. Abolhassani , Globalisation and the national welfare state: friends or foe? (2011-) (cosupervisor K. Anderson)

  • Ph.D. project M. Schonewille "Education, labour market and competitive position". Aim: explaining differences in the relationship between productivity and investments in human capital from institutional differences. Countries involved: Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom (1997 – 2002)


  • Member thesis committee A. Wijngaards, Worldly theology, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen. (Promotores: prof. dr. A.J.M. van den Hoogen en prof.dr. E.M. Sent, copromotor: dr. J. Peil) 2012

  • Member of thesis committee mrs. J. Huisman Educational participation in developing countries. Multilevel determinants of going to school and dropping out in the developing world, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen. (Promotor: prof. dr. E. de Jong, copromotor: dr. J. Smits) 2011

  • Member of thesis committee E. van de Laar, Heresieën en orthodoxie in het publieke debat over arbeid, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, (Promotores: prof.dr. A.J.M van den Hoogen en prof.dr. J. Peters) 2006

  • Member of thesis committee M. van Velzen, Leaning on the fly. Worker training in the age of employment flexibiliy, Universiteit van Amsterdam, (Promotores: P.F. van der Heijden and prof.dr. A.C.J.M. Wilthagen) 2004

  • Member of thesis committee The fixed-term employment contract of mrs. D. de Wolf, Faculty of Law, University of Nijmegen (promotor: prof. mr. I.P. Asscher-Vonk) 1999.

funded research projects

  • Project leader (with Karen Anderson) of postdoc project “Choice of freedom within and between pension funds: possible, desirable, and feasible?”, funded by the Stichting Instituut Gak (294,000 euro) (2012-2015)

  • Project leader of the Dutch part of “A Comparative Study of Operating Hours, Working Time and Employment in France, Germany, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom” (EUCOWE), a project funded by the European Commission (225,000 euro per country) (2001-2004) as part the Fifth Framework Programme.

  • “Economic study of special employment of disabled people in the European Union”. A project for the European Union Group of the International Organisation for the Provision of Work for People with Disabilities and who are Occupationally Handicapped (EUG-IPWH), financially supported by the Directorate of Employment and Social Affairs of the European Commission (34,000 euro) (final report September 2001).

  • As a member of the Department of Economics of the University of Nijmegen I was involved in a number of projects funded by the Dutch Institute for Labour Studies (OSA), as well as private enterprises like the Amsterdam and Rot­terdamse Habour Employers, the software house L&T Informatica. Morover on a regular basis national and foreign third parties invited me to produce reports. For instance Nyfer (Breukelen), Association Internati­o­nal pour l'Etude de l'Economie de l'As­surance (Geneva); Slovanian Ministry of Labour, Family and Social Affairs; Consiglio Nazio­nale dell Economia e dell Lavoro CNEL (Rome), European Foundation for the Improvement of the Living and Working Conditions (Dublin), European Trade Union Institute (Brussels), Austrian Institute of Economic Research WIFO (Vienna).

Journal referee for:

British Journal of Management; Industrial Relations Journal; Industrial Relations Review; International Review of Law and Economics; Journal of Institutional Economics; Labour. Review of Labour Eco­no­mics and Indus­trial Relati­ons; Personnel Review; B&M Tijdschrift voor Beleid, Politiek en Maatschappij; Tijdschrift voor Arbeidsvraagstukken; Tijdschrift voor Politieke Ekonomie.

Scientific evaluator of the Flemish Policy Research Centre on Poverty and Social Exclusion (Vlaams Armoedesteunpunt, VLAS) for the Department of Economy, Science and Innovation of the Flemish government;

The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek, NWO), Social Sciences (Maatschappij- en Gedragswetenschappen, MaGW)

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