Stijn Baert

Stijn Baert

Department of Social Economics
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

Phone: +32 9 264 34 81

Research themes: Discrimination | Labour | Education | Health care

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Stijn Baert became Master in Computer Science Engineering, Master in Economics and Doctor in Economics from Ghent University. Since 2015 he has worked as a tenure track professor at the same university, where he is involved in several courses in the fields of (labour) economics and socioeconomic analysis.

His research is situated in the broad field of labour economics with a focus on the transition from school to work and on labour market discrimination. He has published in core journals of the field and received several scientific prizes. Following IDEAS, he is ranked in the worldwide top 100 of young economists.

For his efforts in science popularisation, in 2015 he was awarded the 'Academy prize for science outreach' by the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts.

Since 2013 he has served as the president of the European Association of Young Economists.


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