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J.W.M. Das


  • Prof. de Moorplein 521, Intermezzo, room I 405

    5037 DR Tilburg


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Research interests

Since 2000, Marcel Das is director of CentERdata. He has run many national and international research projects. Before joining CentERdata, he worked as a senior researcher with CentER Applied Research, an institute for applied economic research affiliated with Tilburg University. He has published scientific articles in international journals in the field of statistical and empirical analyses of survey data and methodological issues in web-based (panel) surveys. Since February 2009, Marcel is also Professor of Econometrics and Data Collection at the Department of Econometrics and Operations Research of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management.

Research areas:
microeconometrics, statistics, household behaviour, methods and techniques of online questionnaires, survey methodology


  • 1993: Research assistant, Unilever Research Laboratory, Section Statistics, Vlaardingen
  • 1993 - 1997: Ph.D. student, Tilburg University (Oct. 1993 - Oct. 1996, full-time, Nov. 1996 - Aug. 1997, half-time)
  • 1997: Assistant Professor, Tilburg University
  • 1996 - 1998: Researcher, CentER Applied Research, Econometrics Division, (Nov. 1996 - Oct. 1997, half-time, Nov. 1997 - Jan. 1998, full time).
  • 1998 - 2000: Senior Researcher, CentER Applied Research
  • 2000 - present: Director CentERdata
  • 2009 - present: Professor Econometrics and Data Collection, Department of Econometrics & Operations Research


Teaching experience: 

  • Statistics for Business and Economics
  • Introduction to Probability Theory
  • Linear Regression with SAS
  • Orientation Econometrics
  • Quantitative Methods


  • Econometrics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Micro-Econometrics
  • Questionnaires
  • Statistical Methods
  • Methods Of Data Collection
  • Questionnaire Design
  • Statistics
  • Empirical Research
  • Methodology And Statistics

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Research Output 1995 2019

Working with administrative health data: Finding solid ground in the data morass

Slobbe, L. C. J., 2019, s.l.: Ipskamp. 203 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisScientific

Experimental and longitudinal data for scientific and policy research: Open access to data collected in the longitudinal internet studies for the social sciences

Das, J. W. M. & Knoef, M., Oct 2018, Data-Driven Policy Impact Evaluation . Crato, N. & Paruolo, P. (eds.). Cham: Springer, p. 131-146

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

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Open Probability-Based Panel Infrastructures

Das, J. W. M., Kapteyn, A. & Bosnjak, M., 2018, The Palgrave Handbook of Survey Research. Vannette, D. L. & Krosnick, J. A. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 199-209

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Experiment: Internet interviewing in the sixth wave of SHARE in the Netherlands

Das, J. W. M., de Bruijne, M., Janssen, J. & Kalwij, A., Dec 2017, SHARE Wave 6: Panel Innovations and Collecting Dried Blood Spots. Malter, F. & Börsch-Supan, A. (eds.). Munich: Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA), p. 151-162

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

A comparison of four probability-based online and mixed-mode panels in Europe

Blom, A. G., Bosnjak, M., Cornilleau, A., Cousteaux, A-S., Das, J. W. M., Douhou, S. & Krieger, U., Feb 2016, In : Social Science Computer Review. 34, 1, p. 8-25 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Social sciences
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scientific community

Activities 1997 1997

  • 3 Invited talk

The Seventh International Conference on Panel Data

J.W.M. Das (Speaker)
20 Jun 1997

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

ESEM conference/workshop

J.W.M. Das (Speaker)
26 Aug 1997

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Comparing Predicitions and Outcomes: Theory and Application to Income Changes

J.W.M. Das (Speaker)
29 Apr 1997

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Press / Media

Studenten van nu hebben het niet zwaarder dan studenten vroeger

Peter van der Velden, J.W.M. Das & Ruud Muffels


1 media contribution

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Prizes / Recognition

Hennipman Prize 2003

Arthur van Soest (Recipient) & J.W.M. Das (Recipient), 2003