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Home | News | Benoît Crutzen next Director of Graduate Studies of the Tinbergen Institute
News | September 23, 2020

Benoît Crutzen next Director of Graduate Studies of the Tinbergen Institute

Benoît Crutzen of Erasmus School of Economics becomes the next Director of Graduate Studies of Tinbergen Institute. In the coming months, Dr Crutzen transitions into this position alongside the outgoing director, Dr Andreas Pick.

Benoît Crutzen next Director of Graduate Studies of the Tinbergen Institute

The Tinbergen Institute is pleased to announce that Benoît Crutzen of Erasmus School of Economics will become the next Director of Graduate Studies of the Tinbergen Institute. Benoît holds a B.A. from Bocconi University, an MPhil in economics from Oxford University, and a PhD in economics and statistics from the Université Libre de Bruxelles. He is an applied theorist, and his main field of research is political economics. His research interests currently lie at the frontier of economics and political science in understanding the organization and role of political parties.

Since 2015 Benoît has been doctoral director of ESE, an experience that will be invaluable for his new position. 

The Tinbergen Institute, its fellows, students, and alumni are grateful to Andreas for his work at TI in the past five years. His efforts at strengthening the quality of the incoming class, improving the matching of students and PhD supervisors, and streamlining the curriculum have solidified the position of TI as one of the premier economic research institutes in Europe.