Jeroen Smits

Social researcher with a passion for database building


Jeroen Smits is Professor of Economic and Human Development at Radboud University in The Netherlands.

Major research interests
  • Economic and human development
  • Climate change resilience
  • Educational participation
  • Child mortality
  • Intermarriage
  • Gender issues
  • Ethnic conflict
  • Database building
  • Index construction

Broad social scientist specialized in cross-national multilevel research, data enrichment and development of knowledge instruments..

Subnational indicators
  • International Wealth Index (IWI)
  • Human Development Index (SHDI)
  • Gender Development Index (SGDI)
  • GDL Climate Vulnerability Index (GVI)
  • 100+ other indices