Kim van Berkel

Kim van Berkel works as a researcher in the Social Security group at SEO Amsterdam Economics. Her research focuses on the evaluation of policies that relate to social security and the labour market.

Currently, Kim is also studying for her Master’s degree in Policy Economics at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, where she has previously completed a Master’s degree in Econometrics (2022, cum laude). She obtained her Bachelor’s degree from Amsterdam University College (2019, summa cum laude).

In the past, Kim worked as a researcher at the Applied University of Amsterdam, where she was part of the research team of the Amsterdam Experiment with Welfare, a study into different types of guidance for welfare recipients in Amsterdam. During her Econometrics studies, she also interned at the Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis, where she studied the causal labour market effects of the Tozo support for self-employed individuals during the COVID-19 crisis.