||We were saddened to learn of the untimely passing away of IZA Policy Fellow Jules Theeuwes on 6 November 2012.
He chaired the Advisory Board for Social Statistics at Statistics Netherlands and was a member of the Health Innovation Platform of the Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport. He was a member of the Editorial Board of Amsterdam University Press and of the Tijdschrift voor Arbeidsvraagstukken (Journal of Labour Issues).
His scientific publications were in the area of labour economics, economics of ageing, the economic analysis of law and economic aspects of competition and regulation. He was founding editor of Labour Economics: An International Journal (Elsevier - North Holland). Holland). A textbook on ‘Law and Economics”, coauthored with Professor Jeffrey Harrison, University of Florida, was published by W.W. Norton & Company, in 2008.