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  • Warandelaan 2, Prisma Building, room P 2.106

    5037 AB Tilburg

    Netherlands

1985 …2013
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Personal profile

Research interests

public pensions, government debt, solidarity between generations, health insurance

Career

Positions held

  • Professor of Economics of Social Insurance and Public Finance, Tilburg University (1990)
  • Associate Professor, Amsterdam University (1988 - 1990)
  • Assistant Professor, Amsterdam University (1982 - 1988)
  • Researcher, Dutch Central Bank, N.V. (1979 - 1982)
  • Assistant Professor, Free University of Amsterdam (1976 - 1979) Research assistant econometrics, Free University of Amsterdam (1973 - 1976)

Management functions

  • Chairman of the Department of General Economics, Tilburg University(1995 -1998)
  • Member of the board of the department Economics at Tilburg University (1992-1995).

You can download an extended version of my curriculum vitae here.

Teaching

Current education activities

  • Economie van de collectieve sector (third year Bachelor phase Economics, Faculty Economic and Business Administration, FEB), about 40 students
  • Seminar Public Economics (Master phase Economics, FEB), about 40 students
  • Government and Markets (second year doctorate Law and Management, Faculty Law)
  • Public Economics (NAKE course for Ph.D's)
  • Thesis supervision in bachelor and master phase

Current courses

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PhD supervision

  • Arjan M. Lejour, Thesis: Integrating or desintegrating welfare states? - aqualitative study to the consequences of economic integration on social insurance, thesis defended: September 7, 1995.
  • Eduard H.M. Ponds, Thesis: Supplementary pensions, intergenerational risk sharing and welfare, thesis defended: October 6, 1995.
  • Martijn E.A.J. van de Ven, Thesis: Intergenerational redistribution in representative democracies, thesis defended: May 6, 1996.
  • Eline C.M. van der Heijden, Thesis: Altruism, fairness and public pensions, thesis defended: May 15, 1996.
  • Theo Leers, Thesis: Public Pensions and Population Ageing: An Economic Analysis of Fertility, Migration, and Social-Security Policy Altruism, fairness and public pensions, thesis defended: June 27, 2001.
  • Bas J.A.M. van Groezen, Thesis: The Wealth of Generations: Ageing, Pensionsand Welfare from a Macroeconomic Perspective, thesis defended: October 3,2003.
  • Daniel T. Haile, Thesis: Inequality, Redistribution and Growth: Theory andEvidence,thesis defended: September 30, 2005.

Keywords

  • Invalidity Benefits Shortfall/Wao Shortfall
  • Government Policy
  • Public Finance
  • Government Finance
  • Public Economics
  • Benefits
  • Social Security

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Research Output 1985 2013

De economie in crisis, maar geen vriend met de mammon

Verbon, H. A. A., 2013, Vrienden van de Mammon. De Levensbeschouwelijke Dimensie in de Economie. van Geest, P., Poorthuis, M., Wagenaar, T. & Warringa, A. (eds.). Almere: Parthenon, p. 96-112 465 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Joodse immigratie in Palestina tijdens het Britse mandaat

van Dalen, H. P. & Verbon, H. A. A., 2009, In : Economisch Statistische Berichten. 94, 4564, p. 436-439

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

The international spillover effects of pension reform

Adema, Y., Meijdam, A. C. & Verbon, H. A. A., 2009, In : International Tax and Public Finance. 16, 5, p. 670-696

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Pay-as-you-go tax
International spillovers
Pension reform
Spillover effects
Pareto improvement

Beggar thy thrifty neighbour: The international spillover effects of pensions under population ageing

Adema, Y., Meijdam, A. C. & Verbon, H. A. A., 2008, In : Journal of Population Economics. 21, 4, p. 933-959

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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pension
pay-as-you-go
capital market
fertility
International spillovers

Activities 1996 1997

  • 5 Invited talk

Seminar Series on General Economics

H.A.A. Verbon (Speaker)
10 Dec 1997

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

Seminar Series on General Economics

H.A.A. Verbon (Speaker)
2 Dec 1997

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

Workshop: Social Security, Taxation and Intergenerational Welfare

H.A.A. Verbon (Speaker)
21 Nov 1997

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

Kiel Week Conference: Redesigning Social Security

H.A.A. Verbon (Speaker)
26 Jun 1997

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

Gift exchange experiments: The role of reciprocity and the matching-structure

H.A.A. Verbon (Speaker)
12 Apr 1996

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

Projects 1998 2008

Economic effects of rejuvenation of populations

Lammers, J., Meijdam, L. & Verbon, H.

1/01/011/05/08

Project: Research project

Essays on inequality redistribution and economic growth

Haile, D. T., Verbon, H. & Meijdam, L.

1/08/001/08/05

Project: Research project

The economic effects of ageing

Verbon, H., Meijdam, L. & van Groezen, B.

1/09/981/03/03

Project: Research project