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  • Warandelaan 2, Prisma Building, room P 1.205

    5037 AB Tilburg

    Netherlands

1987 …2018
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Personal profile

Research interests

Johan Graafland is economist and theologian and specialized in the field of macroeconomic ethics, business ethics/corporate social responsibility and a Christian view of the economy. The macroeconomic ethics considers the morality of economic institutions. Prof. Graafland applies economic ethics to the evaluation of market operation in specific segments of the economy. A second area of research is business ethics. Prof. Graafland is particularly specialized in the field of corporate social responsibility. He has done several conceptual as well as empirical researches to corporate social responsibility. Since March 2010 he performs a large scale research to corporate social responsibility of companies in Europe for the European Union (KP7). Furthermore, prof. Graafland has done several empirical researches to the influence of religion on corporate social responsibility.

Career

 Career

  • 1981 - 1982: Teacher economics at Secondary School for Administrative Staff in Gouda;
  • 1982 - 1986: Research assistant at Macro Economic Policy group at Erasmus University Rotterdam;
  • 1986 - 1987: Economist at the division Sector Models of the Dutch Central Planning Bureau. Engaged in the construction of a sectoral model to analyse the interaction between official and underground economy for the Netherlands;
  • 1987 - 1993: Economist at the division Applied General Equilibrium Models of the Dutch Central Planning Bureau. Engaged in construction of an AGE model for the Netherlands to analyse the interaction between the system of taxation and social security and the labour market and application of the model to policy issues;
  • 1993 - 2000: Head of the division Applied General Equilibrium Models of the Dutch Central Planning Bureau;
  • 2000: Professor in Economics, Business and Ethics / Ethical consultant in Business;
  • 2002-2009: Director of Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility at Tilburg University.

Current courses

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PhD supervision

PhD's under guidance of prof. Graafland:

  • Corrie Mazereeuw: Religion and corporate social responsibility
  • Mandy Bosma: Aiding the distant poor: the extent and distribution of the duties of the affluent
  • Robert Gielissen: Fair prices and social products

Keywords

  • Philosophy Of Economy
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Business Ethics

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Research Output 1987 2018

Collective agreements and equal opportunities for women and disadvantaged groups

Graafland, J., Aug 2018, Towards a Decent Labour Market for Low-Waged Migrant Workers. Rijken, C. & De Lange, T. (eds.). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, p. 267-282

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Open Access
small and medium-sized enterprise
social responsibility
reputation
targeting
nongovernmental organization

Ecological impacts of the ISO14001 certification of small and medium sized enterprises in Europe and the mediating role of networks

Graafland, J., 10 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 174, p. 273-282

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
small and medium-sized enterprise
ecological impact
certification
Industry
Supply chains

Economic freedom, income inequality and life satisfaction in OECD countries

Graafland, J. & Lous, B., Oct 2018, In : Journal of Happiness Studies. 19, 7, p. 2071-2093

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
OECD
income
difference in income
economics
free trade

Income inequality, life satisfaction inequality and trust: A cross country panel analysis

Graafland, J. & Lous, B., 25 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Happiness Studies. p. 1-21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
income
difference in income
mediation
social cognition
polarization

Activities 2002 2008

  • 16 Oral presentation
  • 1 Invited talk

Goed geld en fout geld. Eerlijk geld verdienen (Wat kost dat? Wat je wilt weten over geld & economie)

J.J. Graafland (Speaker)
2008

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

Symposium Passie, geloof en ondernemen

J.J. Graafland (Speaker)
5 Apr 2006

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

Levensovertuiging en MVO

J.J. Graafland (Speaker)
19 Mar 2005

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

Christelijke politiek en rechtvaardigheid

J.J. Graafland (Speaker)
23 Aug 2005

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

Global Justice Conference

J.J. Graafland (Speaker)
26 Feb 2005

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

Projects 2000 2013

Impact Measurement and Analysis of CSR (IMPACT)

Smid, H. & Graafland, J.

1/08/101/08/13

Project: Research projectDissertation research

Impact measurement and performance analysis of CSR

Graafland, J. & Smid, H.

1/03/101/08/13

Project: Research projectOther

Economy, economics and ethics

Graafland, J.

1/05/001/05/02

Project: Research project

Press / Media

Tweespalt in denken over rol van deugden in de economie

Johan Graafland

27/11/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Inkomensongelijkheid voedt ongelijkheid in geluk en wantrouwen

Johan Graafland & Bjorn Lous

23/10/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Spuug die steeds kolossalere meloen alsnog uit

Johan Graafland

9/10/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Afschaffing van dividendbelasting vergroot ongelijkheid

Johan Graafland

11/09/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Wilders versterkt radicale Islam

Johan Graafland

5/09/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities