TI would like to welcome and introduce Sophie Hoozée who is joining TI as a candidate fellow. Since September 2012, Sofie Hoozée is an assistant professor in management accounting at the Department of Business Economics of the Erasmus School of Economics of the Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR).

She earned her MSc and PhD at Ghent University in Belgium. She successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled ‘On the determinants and the role of costing accuracy of time-driven activity-based costing’ in 2010. Sophie was an assistant professor at the IÉSEG School of Management in Lille (France) until 2012. Her research interests include the design of costing systems in particular and of management control systems in general. Sophie has published in Management Accounting Research and Abacus, as well as in several practitioner journals (both in English and in Dutch). Sophie is a member of the Organizations and Markets (OM) research group of TI.



TI would also like to welcome Christiaan Behrens (1985) who is joining TI as a candidate fellow. Christiaan is a postdoctoral researcher at the department of spatial economics at the VU University Amsterdam where he is working in the  ERC program of TI fellow Erik verhoef, ‘Optimizing Policies for Transport: Accounting for Industrial Organization in Network Markets (OPTION)’.

Christiaan obtained a MSc in Economics with a specialisation in Spatial and Transport Economics from the VU University Amsterdam and a MSc in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Amsterdam. He is an alumnus of the TI PhD program and defended his PhD thesis in September 2013 entitled ‘Product differentiation in aviation passenger markets: The impact of demand heterogeneity on competition’. Supervisor was professor Erik Verhoef. His research interests are industrial organization, networks, regional and urban economics, and transport economics and he published in the Journal of Urban Economics. Christiaan is a member of the Spatial, Transport and Environmental Economics (STEE) research group of TI. Recently, he won the European Prize in Aviation Economics and Management.



TI would also like to welcome and introduce Anne Gielen who is joining TI as a candidate fellow. Anne Gielen is an assistant professor at the Department of Applied Economics – Health Economics of the Erasmus School of Economics of the Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR).

Anne Gielen received her MSc (2003) in Economics from Tilburg University. After obtaining her PhD (Tilburg University, 2008), Anne worked as a postdoc at Maastricht University (2007-2009), and as senior research associate at IZA (2009 – current). Since April 2012, she also holds a position as assistant professor at the EUR. Her main research interests are labor mobility, program evaluation and health economics. Currently, she is working on a project on the causal effects of working on health, for which she obtained a Marie Curie research grant.

She published in journals such as Labor Economics, Economics Letters and Oxford Economic Papers. Her latest publication on “Social support substitution and the earnings rebound: Evidence from a regression discontinuity in disability insurance reform” (with Lex Borghans and Erzo F.P. Luttmer), is fortcoming in the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy. Anne is a fellow of IZA and NETSPAR and member of the Labor, Health, Education and Development (LHED) research group of TI.