Christian van Stolk is the director of the Employment, Education, Social Policy & Population team at RAND Europe. He has worked extensively on social and employment policies. He has led studies on active age management in the workplace for the European Foundation; employment priorities until the year 2020 for the European Commission (DG EMPL); and a major project on health and well-being at work for the Department of Health in the United Kingdom. Van Stolk was also lead author on the INSPIRE project for DG EMPL, looking at the future of social policy and protection in Europe. In 2011, he completed a study analysing the first cross-European survey on health and safety in the workplace (ESENER) conducted by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA). He was project leader for a study into the future of the Dutch pension systems for the ABP, the second largest pension fund in the world.
He has undertaken reports on human capital development for the OECD, the World Bank, and the UK government. For the World Bank he advises on how to improve the delivery of social protection programmes. In the UK, Van Stolk has led several large studies for the National Audit Office. In related work, he has led ex-ante and ex-post evaluations for the European Commission over the last five years, including work with DG SANCO and DG EMPL. Van Stolk holds a Ph.D. from the Department of Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Christian van Stolk, Stijn Hoorens, Philipp-Bastian Brutscher, Priscillia Hunt, Flavia Tsang, Barbara Janta, Life after Lisbon: Europe's challenges to promote labour force participation and reduce income inequality, RAND Corporation (MG-1068), 2011
Christian van Stolk, To strengthen the governance dimension in social safety net programs in the ASEAN region, RAND Corporation (WR-753), 2011
Christian van Stolk, Gardar Bjornsson, Simo Goshev, Provider incentives in social protection and health: a selection of case studies from OECD countries, RAND Corporation (WR-779), 2010
Emmanuel Hassan, Christopher Austin, Claire Celia, Emma Disley, Priscillia Hunt, Sonja Marjanovic, Alaa Shehabi, Lidia Villaba van Dijk, Christian van Stolk, Health and well-being at work in the United Kingdom, RAND Corporation (TR-758), 2009
Christian van Stolk, Emil Tesliuc, Toolkit on tackling error, fraud, and corruption in social protection programs, RAND Corporation (WR-746), 2009