|Email:||jean-marie.baland 'at' fundp.ac.be|
|Main Country of Residence:||BELGIUM|
|Section:||ECONOMICS, BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT SCIENCES|
Present and Previous Positions
- 2010-2011 Visiting Professor, Institute of Quantitative Social Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA.
- 2005-2006 Visiting Scholar, Wheatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA.
- since 2003 Professor of Economics (Professeur Ordinaire), Department of Economics, FUNDP, Belgium
- 1999-2003 Associate Professor, Department of Economics, FUNDP, Belgium
- 1996-1997 Visiting Professor Department of Economics, University of Nairobi, Kenya
- 1992-1999 Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, FUNDP, Belgium
- 1991-2002 Grant of the National Fund for Scientific Research, Department of Economics, FUNDP, Belgium
- 1985-1991 Research Fellow, National Fund for Scientific Research, Department of Economics, FUNDP, Belgium
Fields of Scholarship
- Development Economics
- Environmental Economics and Property Rights in Developing Economies
- Political Economy in Developing Economies
- Credit markets and Microfinance in Developing Economies
Honours and Awards
- January 2009 - December 2014 Principal investigator, European Research Council Advanced Grant
- March 2010 Distinguished Visiting Professor, Institute for Economic Development, Department of Economics, Boston University.
- March 2008 Chaire Francqui au titre belge, Université Catholique de Louvain.
- April 2007 Distinguished Fellow Award at the Institute for Quantitative Social Sciences at Harvard University
- since 2008 Core Member of the Theoretical Research in Economic Development network (THRED)
- since 2004 Research Fellow at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) (Public Policy, Development Economics)
- since 2002 Senior Member of the European Union Development Network (EUDN)
- since 2002 Senior Fellow at the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD)
- 1995 - 2006 Permanent Member of the Mac Arthur Foundation Research Network Inequality and Economic Performance