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Prof.dr. Roy Thurik

ECE, Academic Director

Roy Thurik is a professor of economics and entrepreneurship at the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and a professor of entrepreneurship at the Free University in Amsterdam (VU).

He is scientific advisor at Panteia in the Netherlands, directeur de recherches at GSCM-Montpellier Business School in France and a research fellow at two renowned Dutch research schools: the Tinbergen Institute for Economic Sciences and the Erasmus Research Institute for Management.

Professor Thurik’s research focuses on the role of small firms in markets, the role of business owners in firms, industrial organisation and policy, geno-economics, nascent entrepreneurship and the consequences and causes of entrepreneurship in economies.