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  • Warandelaan 2, Koopmans Building, room K 310

    5037 AB Tilburg

    Netherlands

1987 …2019
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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

External positions

Secretary (Stichting Verburg Fonds)

1 Jan 2019 → …

Writer of columns (Reformatorisch Dagblad)

1 Jul 200731 Dec 2019

Member of curatorium (Stg. Christelijke Filofosofieeerte)

1 Jun 2005 → …

Keywords

  • Philosophy Of Economy
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Business Ethics

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Research Output 1987 2019

Arbeid en handel bij Calvijn

Graafland, J., 2019, In : Kontekstueel. 34, 1, p. 10-14

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Column: Door wanbeleid hoge werkdruk in onderwijs

Graafland, J., 5 Feb 2019, In : Reformatorisch dagblad.

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Open Access

Column: Ethische vragen rond handel met China

Graafland, J., 16 Apr 2019, In : Reformatorisch dagblad.

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Open Access

Column: Markt, overheid en klimaat hangen samen

Graafland, J., 12 Mar 2019, In : Reformatorisch dagblad.

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Open Access

Column: Moraal stuurt effect van vrije markt op duurzaam ondernemen

Graafland, J., Aug 2019, In : Reformatorisch dagblad.

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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

EBEN Conference

J.J. Graafland (Speaker)
16 Jun 2005

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

Levensovertuiging en MVO

J.J. Graafland (Speaker)
18 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

Projects 2000 2013

Impact Measurement and Analysis of CSR (IMPACT)

Smid, H. & Graafland, J.

1/08/101/08/13

Project: Research project

Impact measurement and performance analysis of CSR

Graafland, J. & Smid, H.

1/03/101/08/13

Project: Research project

Economy, economics and ethics

Graafland, J.

1/05/001/05/02

Project: Research project

Press / Media

Wat als je voor je nieuwe baan in de hersenscanner moet

J.J. Graafland

3/10/16

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Interview

J.J. Graafland

1/01/16

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Interview Inkomensgelijkheid is een Bijbels ideaal

J.J. Graafland

7/06/14

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Bibbers of boosheid: de kredietcrisis en de gevolgen

J.J. Graafland

11/10/08

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment