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Cörvers, F

Professor Frank Cörvers (1966) combines his chair in Demographic Transition, human capital and employment at the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics (SBE) with the Human Capital in the Region research programme at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA). For this chair, he is affiliated to the Neimed Centre of expertise on Demographic Changes at the Open University in Heerlen. Furthermore he is member of the ROA management team and director of the Graduate School of Business and Economics (GSBE) at Maastricht University. He is, among other positions, member of the scientific board of ITEM, fellow at MACIMIDE and member of the supervisory board of Zuyd University of Applied Sciences. He is also part-time professor in the Teacher Labour Market at the Tilburg Law School of Tilburg University. For this endowed chair, he is affiliated to CAOP.

Frank Cörvers studied general economics at the universities of Maastricht and Hannover and obtained his doctorate at Maastricht University on the impact of education and training on the international competitiveness of manufacturing sectors. Subsequently he was employed as a lecturer at the School of Business and Economics of Maastricht University, and as a researcher, project leader and manager at Statistics Netherlands (CBS) and ROA.

His most recent publications address issues such as the quality and relevance of vocational education, migration and brain drain, regional labour markets, and the quantity and quality aspects of the teacher labour market. He has published dozens of research reports for commissioners at ministries, provinces, the European Union, the OECD and the World Bank. He is frequently consulted as an expert on education and labour market issues by for example ministries, national councils and various news media. 

Publications by Frank Cörvers at IDEAS: https://ideas.repec.org/f/pco219.html

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Expertise

Labour market forecasting; Geographic mobility; Demographic transitions; Shrinking regions; Transition between the labour market and the education system in the region; Regional labour demand; Teacher labour market


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Other activities

Member of the Scientific Expert Group on Population Decline, Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations

Member of the Scientific Board of ITEM (Institute for Transnational and Euregional cross border cooperation and Mobility), Maastricht University

Member of the Expert Group on Social Demography, Statistics Netherlands

Member of the Supervisory Board of Zuyd University of Applied Sciences

Member of the Advisory Group on Pupil and Student Estimates, Ministry of Education, Culture and Science