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​Briitta van Staalduinen

Past Graduate Student Affiliate


​Briitta van Staalduinen

Briitta van Staalduinen is an assistant professor of economics at Leiden University. She is a comparative political economist interested in understanding how occupational change and immigration shape ethnic and gender inequalities in Europe and the consequences of these changes for social policies and welfare state politics.

Van Staalduinen received her Ph.D. in government from Harvard University with a focus on the comparative political economy of Europe. She was also a visiting researcher at VATT Institute in Helsinki, Finland and at Berlin Social Science Center; and a graduate student affiliate at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies.


  • Assistant Professor of Economics, Leiden University