Prof. Dr. Wim Groot

Professorial Fellow

Wim Groot (1960) is Professor of Health Economics since 1998 and Professor of Evidence Based Education since 2008, both at Maastricht University. Since 2015 he is also Professor of Evidence Based Education and Labor Market Policy at the University of Amsterdam.  In 1986 he received a M.A. degree in Economics from the University of Amsterdam and in 1992 a Ph.D degree in Economics from the same university.

Between 2007 and 2015 he was a crown member of the Council of Public Health and Health Care (Raad voor de Volksgezondheid en Zorg, RVZ). He is currently a member of the board of governance of the Dutch Patient Federation (NPCF), a member of the ZoNMW committees ‘Topzorg’ and ‘Uitkomstgerichte Zorg’, chairman of the Vidi committee ‘Economie and Bedrijfskunde’, chairman of the expert panel of NFK,  and a member of the Advisory Board Health Care of the ING Bank. He was a consultant for various ministries in the Netherlands and for organizations like the EC, OECD and the Worldbank. From 2014 to 2016 he was a Consultant for the European Commission DG EAC to advise about the implementation and progress about the National Reform Program for the Netherlands as part of the Growth and Stability Pact.

He has published more than 300 papers in international scientific journals. Until 2018, he successfully supervised 34 PhD students.

In 2004 he obtained an honorary doctorate from the National University of Kiyv-Mohyla Academy in the Ukraine.

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Selected publications by Wim Groot