Education

Ph.D. in Economics, Duke University, May, 1981
"Doctoraal Examen" in Economics, University of Amsterdam, 1978
"Kandidaats Examen" in Econometrics, University of Amsterdam, 1973

Current Position

Lector Fontys Academy for creative industries, 2012 – present.
Professor in the Economics of Art and Culture, Erasmus University Rotterdam 1994-present
Research Professor of Economics, The George Washington University, 1995-present

Previous Positions

Dean Academia Vitae Deventer, 2005-2010
Research Professor of Economics, The George Washington University, 1995-2002   
Associate Professor of Economics, The George Washington University, 1990-1994
Lecturer in the economics program of the Foreign Service Institute economics program of the Foreign Service Institute 1991-1994
Visiting Associate Professor, Duke in Amsterdam program, Spring 1988 - 1990
Visiting Associate Professor, University of Iowa, 1987-1989
Assistant Professor, Wellesley College, 1981-1987

Academic Honours

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow, 1985-1986
Hoover Fellow, Duke University, 1978-1979
Fulbright Fellow, 1977-1981

Professional and Voluntary Activities

Chairman Crafts Council NL
Chairman supervisory board foundation Filosofie Oost West
Chairman Stichting Economie en Cultuur
Member of American Economic Association, History of Economics Society, URPE, Society of Cultural Economics.
Member of Executive Board Association of Cultural economics
Member Board of Rotheater, Rotterdam
Member Board of Grafisch Lyceum Rotterdam
Chair Stichting Kinder Kunsthal (-december 2004)
Member Board Stichting Boymans
Treasurer Stichting “Stop de uitverkoop van de beschaving”
Chairman Stichting “Filosofie Oost-West”
Member Board Stichting Onbegrend Talent