|1974||born in Turnhout (Belgium) on July 31|
|1992-1998||studied business economics, University of Maastricht|
|1993-1995||studies law (BA), University of Maastricht|
|1996||University of Barcelona, Faculty of Economics and Sociology, Spain|
|1999-2000||research assistant, Free University of Amsterdam, Development Economics;|
|financial-economic advisor, Department of Planning and Control, Hogeschool van Amsterdam|
|2000-2001||consultant, World Bank, Human Development Network, Washington DC|
|2001-2003||M.Phil. in Economics, Tinbergen Institute, Amsterdam, graduation May 2003|
|2002-2004||consultant for the World Bank, Washington DC|
|2005||consultant for the Bernard van Leer Foundation, The Hague|
|2006- …||research fellow at the Amsterdam Institute for International Development|
|2007||PhD under the supervision of J. van der Gaag and J.W. Gunning, Free University of Amsterdam|
|2008||visiting scholar, World Bank Development Economics Research Group, Washington|
|2008-2009||visiting scholar, Center for the Evaluation of Development Policies, Institute of Fiscal Studies, University College London|
|2010-present||post-doctoral researcher, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, the Free University Amsterdam|
- personal webpage, Free University of Amsterdam
Janssens wrote many publications on regions other than South Asia, especially Africa. These are not included.
2004 & Jacques van de Gaag and Jan Willem Gunning, “The role of social capital in early childhood development: evidence from rural India.” AIID report January 2004.
2005 Measuring externalities in program evaluation: spillover effects of a women’s empowerment programme in rural India, Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper Series TI 05-017/02.
– “Indiase vrouwengroepen en de effectiviteit van ontwikkelingsprogramma’s,” (= “Indian women’s groups and the effectiveness of development programmes”). Vuurwerk May 2005, VU University Amsterdam.
2007 Social capital and cooperation: an impact evaluation of a women’s empowerment programme in rural India, [Amsterdam: Thela Thesis, 2007] (Tinbergen Institute Research Series 401). – PhD thesis Free University of Amsterdam.
2010 “Women’s empowerment and the creation of social capital in Indian villages.” World development: the multi-disciplinary international journal devoted to the study and promotion of world development 38,7: 974-989.