Wim Naudé

Professorial fellow

Research group(s):
3. Economic Development, Innovation, Governance and Institutions
6. Migration and Development
8. Population, Development and Labour Economics

Wim Naudé is Professor in Business and Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets at Maastricht University, Professor in Entrepreneurship and Development Economics and Dean at Maastricht School of Management, Research Fellow at IZA: Institute for the Study of Labor in Bonn, Germany, and Adjunct Professor at Centrum Catolica Graduate School of Business in Lima, Peru.  Previously he was Senior Research Fellow at UNU-WIDER in Helsinki, Finland; Professor of Economics and Director of Research at North-West University in South Africa; Council Member of Statistics South Africa; and Lecturer and Research Officer at the University of Oxford, UK. He has been a visiting faculty member/fellow at Brown University (USA), University of Warwick (UK), Paderborn University (Germany) and Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia).

His research is broadly concerned with the determinants and implications of occupational choices on development and structural economic change, and how trade, geography and institutions affect this. He has been advisor to large number of global development institutions including the World Bank, United Nations, European Commission, Club de Madrid, SIPRI, The European University Institute, and Development Bank of Southern Africa.

Selected publications by Wim Naudé