Bio

Marcel Das has been the director of CentERdata since September 2000. He graduated (cum laude) in Econometrics / Statistics at Tilburg University and later received his PhD from the same university.

He worked as a researcher following his PhD and later as a senior research at CentER Applied Research – an institute for applied economic research affiliated with Tilburg University.

Marcel has led a large number of national and international research projects and published scientific articles in international journals in the field of statistical and empirical analyses of survey data and methodological issues in web-based surveys. He has been professor of Econometrics and Data Collection at the Department of Econometrics and Operations Research at the Tilburg School of Economics and Management since 2009. Currently he is member of four (inter)national scientific advisory boards of large-scale data infrastructures.

Expertise

Econometrics, Statistics, Survey Methodology, (Innovative) Methodology for Online Surveys, (Online) Panel Surveys, Survey Software, Linking Survey Data with Administrative Data, Project Management

Recent publications

  1. Differences in mental health problems, coping self-efficacy and socia…

    van der Velden, P. G., Contino, C., Das, M., Leenen, J., & Wittmann, L. (2022). Differences in mental health problems, coping self-efficacy and social support between adults victimised before and adults victimised after the COVID-19 outbreak: Population-based prospective study. British Journal of Psychiatry, 220(5), 265-271.
  2. Invloed financiële problemen op angst- en depressieklachten - Geldpro…

    van der Velden, P. G., Contino, C., Das, M., & Muffels, R. (2022). Invloed financiële problemen op angst- en depressieklachten: Geldproblemen van vandaag ondermijnen mentale gezondheid van morgen. De Psycholoog, 57(11), 32-42.
  3. Mental health problems among Dutch adolescents of the general populat…

    van der Velden, P. G., van Bakel, H., & Das, M. (2022). Mental health problems among Dutch adolescents of the general population before and 9 months after the COVID-19 outbreak: A longitudinal cohort study. Psychiatry Research, 311, [114528].
  4. The prevalence, incidence, and risk factors of mental health problems…

    van der Velden, P. G., Marchand, M., Das, M., Muffels, R., & Bosmans, M. W. G. (2022). The prevalence, incidence, and risk factors of mental health problems and mental health service use before and 9 months after the COVID-19 outbreak among the general Dutch population. A 3-wave prospective study. PLOS ONE, 17(11), 1-19. [e0276834].
  5. To what extent do post-traumatic mental health and other problems ref…

    van der Velden, P. G., Contino, C., Das, M., & Wittmann, L. (2022). To what extent do post-traumatic mental health and other problems reflect pre-existing problems? Findings from the prospective comparative population-based VICTIMS-study. International Journal of Social Psychiatry.

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