Our Chief Economist office

PwC’s Chief Economist Office, headed by chief economist Barbara Baarsma, researches the impact of major social and economic trends for our clients, stakeholders and society. By publishing our research reports on our website and other channels, we share our knowledge with society and contribute to the public debate. Internally this research contributes to a better knowledge and understanding of the subjects that are high on the agenda of our clients and relations.

Barbara Baarsma 

Barbara Baarsma is chief economist of PwC Netherlands and in this role, heads PwC's chief economist office. Since 2009, she has been a professor of Applied Economics at the University of Amsterdam. In addition, she holds various other societal positions. She is the chair of the Bank Council of the Dutch Central Bank (DNB) and a member of the Dutch Committee for Entrepreneurship. Before joining PwC, Barbara worked, among others, at Rabobank.

Barbara Baarsma is chief economist of PwC Netherlands


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Barbara Baarsma

Barbara Baarsma

Director, hoofdeconoom, PwC Netherlands

Tel: +31 (0)62 420 47 07

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