Skip to main content Skip to navigation

Thijs Van Rens

Curriculum Vitae

Contact details

Telephone: +44 (0)24 761 51423

Fax: +44 (0)24 765 23032

Email: J dot M dot van-Rens at warwick dot ac dot uk

Room: S2.105

Advice and feedback hours: Wednesdays and Fridays 10:00-11:00 (please check my calendar to make sure I am not travelling)

Related links

Associate Professor of Economics

Research Interests

  • Macroeconomics, business cycles
  • Labour markets


  • PhD Princeton University 2005


For publications, working papers, data and programs, please see my personal website at


Parliamentary Academic Fellow assisting the Health Committee on childhood obesity.

Academic co-lead of the University's Global Research Priority on Food.


EC201: Macroeconomics 2, with Roberto Pancrazi (UG2)

EC9A2: Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis, with Roberto Pancrazi, Omer Moav, Marija Vukotic and Roger Farmer (MRes/PhD1)

MSc dissertation supervision, see the list of topics.

PhD student advising

In principle I will schedule meetings only on Wednesday afternoons, with a max of four 30-minute meetings per week; please sign up.

Except for very short questions, I will answer email queries once per week.

All students I advise are required to participate in the macro seminar as well as in the macro workshop and encouraged to participate in the macro reading group.

Administrative Responsibilities

Coordinator of the macro- and international economics group.

Director of the MRes/PhD programme.

Member of the Senate.