Biography Jarig van Sinderen

Prof. Dr. Jarig van Sinderen (57) is Chief Economist at the Netherlands Competition Authority (NMa). He is also part time professor in Economic Policy at the Erasmus School of Economics at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. Jarig has fulfilled different functions before he joined the NMa. He was e.g. Deputy Director General for Statistics at Statistics Netherlands and Secretary of the Scientific Council for government policy.
For a long time he worked at the Ministry of Economic Affairs in different functions. Before he specialised in competition economics, he was involved in supply side economics, in innovation policy, industrial policy and in tax policy. Jarig has published and still publishes on these subjects. Recently he wrote on the economic implications of competition policy and on regulation in the health care sector as well as on enforcement of competition policy.