Christian van Stolk is the research group director for Home Affairs and Social Policy at RAND Europe. He has worked extensively on social and employment policies and recently finished a review for the UK Government on improving employment outcomes of those with mental health conditions.
Van Stolk 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. He 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 conducted by EU-OSHA. He currently manages RAND's work on the Britain's Healthiest Company competition with Vitality Health.
Van Stolk has also undertaken reports on human capital development for the OECD, the World Bank, and the UK government. For the World Bank he has advised on how to improve the delivery of social protection programmes. He has held a ESRC/DFID research grant looking at the governance of social protection programmes. 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, Joanna Hofman, Marco Hafner, Barbara Janta, Psychological Wellbeing and Work: Improving service provision and outcomes, RAND Corporation (RR-407), 2014
Christian van Stolk, Laura Staetsky, Emmanuel Hassan, Chong Woo Kim, Management of Psychosocial Risks at Work: An Analysis of the Findings of the European Survey of Enterprises on New and Emerging Risks, RAND Corporation (EP-1098), 2012
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