Huub Meijers

Senior Researcher

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  • Huub Meijers
    INSTITUTE:
    UNU-MERIT
    OFFICE:
    Keizer Karelplein 19, 6211 TC Maastricht, The Netherlands
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    PHONE:
    +31 43 388 3640
    NATIONALITY:
    Netherlands

    Education

    Ph.D., University Maastricht

    Biographical Statement

    Huub Meijers is a senior researcher at UNU Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT). His research interests focus on macro-economics, more specifically the modelling of technological change and economic growth; vintage modelling, the diffusion of new technologies; labour market issues; and the Information Society. He obtained his Ph.D. in 1994, which dealt with the introduction of diffusion of new technologies within a putty-clay vintage framework.

    Huub Meijers is currently is working on topics concerning the Information Society. This includes research on the implications of new information and communication technologies on statistics and on the way statistical information is collected and assimilated. The main theme however is the relation between ICT investments and productivity growth. Huub Meijers is also the programme coordinator of the infonomics bachelor’s and master’s programme at the faculty of economics and business at the University Maastricht. Next to research and teaching in economics, he also teaches computer programming in php and practices these skills on a neighbourhood website.

  • Peer-reviewed Books

    • Meijers, Huub, Bernhard Dachs & Paul J. J. Welfens (eds.), 2008, Internationalisation of European ICT Activities – Dynamics of Information and Communications Technology, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany, XII, 352 p

    Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

    • Meijers, Huub, 2006, Diffusion of the Internet and Low Inflation in the Information Economy, Information Economics and Policy, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp. 1-23
    • Meijers, Huub, 2006, Diffusion of the Internet and Low Inflation in the Information Economy, Information Economics and Policy, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp. 1-23
    • Meijers, Huub, 2004, Productivity in Europe and the U.S.: ICTs and the role of network effects, Communications and Strategies , 52 (2), 161-188
    • Meijers, Huub, 2000, De Bug die niet beet, Economisch Statistische Berichten, 85 (4239), 43
    • Soete, Luc & Huub Meijers, 1999, Regulering van de Telecom Markt: OPTA of NMa, Economisch Statistische Berichten, 84 (4188), 88-90, (published as ‘Regulering met Oog voor Dynamiek’)
    • Meijers, Huub & Luc Soete, 1999, Regulering met oog voor dynamiek, Economisch Statistische Berichten, 84 (4188), 88-91
    • Meijers, Huub, 1994, On the slowdown of productivity growth in the Netherlands 1960-1988: A macro economic vintage diffusion approach, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, vol. 3, nr. 2, pp. 99-121