University Education


University Education  (Scientific and Research Institutions)

Economic and Social Institute - ESI-VU
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of Free University
De Boelelaan 1105, Room 4a-14
1081 HV Amsterdam
Tel:020 - 444 60 80
Fax:020 - 444 61 27

ESI is a research center serving diverse domestic and international clients, both in the public and the private sector.

ESI has two research divisions: Economics and Business Administration. The following research areas are represented in the two divisions:
  • Research areas in Business Administration and covers the following areas:
    - Industrial Organisation
    - Market Research
    - Postgraduate Management Education, Training and Research
    - Transfer of Knowledge
  • Research in Economic and covers the following areas:
    - Sources of Productivity Growth
    - Economies in Transition
    - Commodity Markets
    - Education and Training

For an overview of the research- and expertfields visit their website.

ESI has carried out different reserach projects in India. Some of them are:

  • Pepper production in India
  • Natural rubber planting policies and market
  • Hedging Price Risks of Farmers
  • International Capital Flows