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  • Warandelaan 2, Prisma Building, room P 2.110

    5037 AB Tilburg


  • United Kingdom

1983 …2017
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Research interests

Peter Kooreman is a professor in the Department of Economics of Tilburg University. His current primary field of research and teaching is health economics. Other research interests are household and consumer behavior, social interactions, and public choice. His publications include articles in the American Economic Review, Economic Journal, European Economic Review, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Public Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Social Choice and Welfare, and other journals.



Since September 2006: Professor, Tilburg University

May 1995 - August 2006: Professor, University of Groningen

Nov 1990 - April 1995: Professor, Wageningen University

Jan 1989 - Oct 1990: Associate Professor (tenured), Tilburg University

Nov 1986 - Dec 1988: Assistant Professor, Tilburg University

Dec 1982 - Oct 1986: Research Associate / PhD student, Tilburg University

Oct 1980 - Nov 1982: Economist, Central Bank of the Netherlands

July 1979 - March 1980: Research Assistant, University of Leiden

Current courses

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PhD supervision



  • Health Care Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Health Economics

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Research Output 1983 2017

Nudging in de gezondheidszorg: Zachte heelmeesters?

Kooreman, P. & Dillingh, R., 2017, In : TPE Digitaal. 11, 2, p. 22-35

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access

Empirical essays on behavioral economics and lifecycle decisions

Dillingh, R., 2016, Tilburg: CentER, Center for Economic Research. 141 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisScientific

Open Access
Life cycle
Health insurance

Probability numeracy and health insurance purchase

Dillingh, R., Kooreman, P. & Potters, J., 2016, In : De Economist. 164, 1, p. 19-39

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Health insurance

Essays on development economics and public economics

Wang, R., 2015, Tilburg: CentER, Center for Economic Research. 171 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisScientific

Open Access
Fiscal decentralization
Public economics
Development economics

A 6-year comparative economic evaluation of healthcare costs and mortality rates of Dutch patients from conventional and CAM GPs

Baars, E. & Kooreman, P., 27 Aug 2014, In : British Medical Journal - Open. 4, 8, p. 1-12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Projects 2007 2012

Essays on Labor and Health

Ugur, Z. B. & Kooreman, P.


Project: Research project

Essays in applied health economics

Hullegie, P. G. J. & Kooreman, P.


Project: Research project

Empirical behavioral economics for polcy-makers

Vellekoop, N. & Kooreman, P.


Project: Research project