Dr. Ruud Gerards


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Maastricht University: School of Business and Economics (SBE)

Thesis supervision
Experienced M.Sc. thesis superviser and Ph.D. thesis supervisor/co-promotor, to date having supervised over two-dozen projects to completion. Also experienced examiner/degree committee member for theses from other universities.

Master Courses

● Economics of Labour Markets & Human Capital
Social Europe(s) (Lecturer and Planning group member)
European Economic Integration
International Financial Markets and International Banking

Bachelor Courses (2nd / 3rd year courses)

Job performance and the employment relationship (personnel economics)
Public Finance and Public Choice 
Economic Psychology
Gender in Economics and Management
Country Risk Analysis  (Lecturer and Course Coordinator)
Presentation Skills

Bachelor Courses (1st year courses)
Economics and Business  
International Economic Relations

Maastricht University: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASoS)
Making a European Market (2nd year bachelor)
The Economist's Point of View (1st year bachelor)

Maastricht University: University College Maastricht (UCM)
Macro Sociology: An introduction to human societies (1st year bachelor)

Fontys University of Applied Sciences: International Business and Management Studies (IBMS)
● Statistics (2nd year bachelor)
● Economics
(2nd year bachelor)
● Academic Skills (4th year bachelor)

Freelance jobs in (post)graduate and executive education

External thesis examiner for Masters of Economics and Honours theses for James Cook University, Townsville/Cairns, Australia (continuing)
Lecturer in Managerial Economics in the Executive MBA of FHR Lim A Po Institute in Paramaribo, Surinam, commissioned by Maastricht School of Management (2014)
Thesis supervisor in the Executive Master in Personal Leadership in Innovation and Change at Zuyd University of Applied Sciences (2013)
Lecturer Incompany macro-economics program for Statistics Netherlands (2009)
Lecturer Incompany macro-economics program for MBA Hotel and Tourism Management at Maastricht Hotel Management School (2007, 2008)