Nobel Prize laureate

Dutch American Guido Imbens, Professor of Economics and Professor of Applied Econometrics at the prestigious Stanford Graduate School of Business, was awarded the Nobel Prize along with his colleague Joshua Angrist for their research in the mid-1990s into the possibility of so-called natural experiments to explain causal connections.

The title of their award-winning research is ‘methodological contribution to the analysis of causal relationships’.

Alumnus Erasmus School of Economics

Guido Imbens is an alumnus of Erasmus School of Economics. He studied Econometrics in Rotterdam from which he graduated in 1983. After that he continued his research career in the United States.

Registration to attend guest lecture

On Thursday 30 June from 15:00 to 17.30, lecture room CB-01 in the Theil building will be the setting for Guido Imbens’ lecture and the subsequent interactive session.

Everyone is welcome to attend this event. Register via the event page.


  • 15:30 – 17:30 Keynote Lecture
  • 17:30 – 18:00 Talk/pictures with students