Eelke de Jong holds a Masters degree in Econometrics (cum laude) and a PhD in Economics. Since 1994 he holds the chair of International Economics at the Radboud University Nijmegen. He was one of the first economists to study the relation between culture, in the sense of norms and values, economic institutions and economic performance. He has written various articles on culture and economics and a book entitled Culture and Economics: On values, economics and international business, Routledge, London, 2009. He has supervised numerous MA theses and 16 PhD theses (of which two were cum laude). For his research De Jong has obtained funding from the Dutch National Science Foundation, the Reinier Post foundation, and the European Commission (COST-project). He was one of the initiators of the Dutch Economics and Ethics Network and has also published in the field of economics and religion. During several years he has written numerous articles for periodicals and has given several interviews on Dutch television and radio.
Deelproject(en) in het Goede Markten Project
Selection of Publications
Why an Open Dialogue is Needed Book Chapter
In: van Beuningen, Cor; Buitendijk, Kees (Ed.): Finance and the Common Good, pp. 49-59, Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, 2019, ISBN: 9789463727914.
Uitgeverij Valkhof Pers, Nijmegen, 2017, ISBN: 9789056254933 .
The Cultural View on Financial Markets Book Chapter
In: Jessop, Bob; Young, Brigitte; Scherrer, Christoph (Ed.): Financial Cultures and Crisis Dynamics, pp. 44-63, Routledge, London and New York, 2015, ISBN: 9781138226807.
In: de Vries, Michiel; Kim, P. (Ed.): Value and Virtue in Public Administration. A Comparative Perspective, pp. 84-97, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, ISBN: 978-0-230-35388-6.
In: International Economics and Economic Policy, 8 (1), pp. 7-14, 2011, ISBN: 1612-4804.
Religious Values and Economic Growth. A Review and Assessment of Recent Studies Book Chapter
In: ter Haar, Gerrie (Ed.): Religion and Development; Ways of Transforming the World, Columbia University Press, New York, 2011, ISBN: 9781849041393.
Routledge, London and New York, 2009, ISBN: 9780415438612.