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. Anxiety and depression symptoms, the recovery from symptoms, and lone…

    van der Velden, P. G., Hyland, P., Contino, C., Gaudecker, H-M. V., Muffels, R., & Das, J. W. M. (2021). Anxiety and depression symptoms, the recovery from symptoms, and loneliness before and after the COVID-19 outbreak among the general population: Findings from a Dutch population-based longitudinal study. PLoS ONE, 16(1), [e0245057].
  2. Chronic mental health problems and use of mental health services amon…

    van der Velden, P. G., van Bakel, H., de Cock, E., Contino, C., & Das, J. W. M. (Accepted/In press). Chronic mental health problems and use of mental health services among adults with and without adverse childhood experiences: a 6-year longitudinal population-based study. Journal of Mental Health.
  3. Anxiety and depression symptoms, and lack of emotional support among …

    van der Velden, P. G., Contino, C., Das, J. W. M., van Loon, P., & Bosmans, M. W. G. (2020). Anxiety and depression symptoms, and lack of emotional support among the general population before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. A prospective national study on prevalence and risk factors. Journal of Affective Disorders, 277, 540-548.
  4. Does pre-event lack of emotional support increase the risk of post-ev…

    van der Velden, P. G., Contino, C., Marchand, M., Das, J. W. M., & Schut, H. (2020). Does pre-event lack of emotional support increase the risk of post-event PTSD, anxiety, depression symptoms and lack of support? A comparative population-based study among victims of threat and violence. Journal of Anxiety Disorders.
  5. Pre-outbreak determinants of perceived risks of corona infection and …

    van der Velden, P. G., Marchand, M., Cuelenaere, B., & Das, J. W. M. (2020). Pre-outbreak determinants of perceived risks of corona infection and preventive measures taken. A prospective population-based study. PLoS ONE, 15(7).

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