Positions held

2008 – present Professor of Economics, The Queen’s University Management School of Belfast, UK.
2011 – 2014 Head of School, The Queen’s University Management School of Belfast, UK.
2005 – 2009 Professor, Department of Economics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.
Spring 2006 Visiting Professor, Department of Econometrics, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
1997 – 2005 Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.
Spring 1999 Visiting Professor, Center for Economic Research, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands.
1991 – 1997 Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.
1990 – 1991 Assistant Professor, Department of Econometrics, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands.
1986 – 1990 Project Researcher, The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) at Department of Econometrics, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands.

Professional preparation

  • Ph.D. with distinction Cum Laude, 1990, Tilburg University, Tilburg, the Netherlands. Dissertation: Core and Equilibria of Socially Structured Economies: The Modelling of Social Constraints in Economic Behaviour
  • Master degree in Theoretical Economics with distinction Cum Laude, 1986, Tilburg University, Tilburg, the Netherlands