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Workplace:Vakgroep Algemene Economie (Department of Economics), School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University, (more information at EDIRC)
Researchcentrum voor Onderwijs en Arbeidsmarkt (ROA) (Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market), Maastricht University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2013

  1. Default Options and Training Participation
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) (2013) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Empirical Economics (2014)
  2. Does Expert Advice Improve Educational Choice?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. International Education and Economic Growth
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in IZA Journal of European Labor Studies (2013)
  4. People Skills and the Labor-Market Outcomes of Underrepresented Groups
    CPB Discussion Paper, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Industrial and Labor Relations Review (2014)
  5. The Importance of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation for Measuring IQ
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
    Also in MERIT Working Papers, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) (2013) Downloads
    CPB Discussion Paper, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (2013) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Economics of Education Review (2013)

2012

  1. Social Support Substitution and the Earnings Rebound: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity in Disability Insurance Reform
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2010) Downloads View citations (19)

2011

  1. Een leven lang leren in Nederland
    ROA Report, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) Downloads
  2. Identification Problems in Personality Psychology
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2011) Downloads View citations (12)
    ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) (2011) Downloads View citations (13)
    Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Maastricht Research School of Economics of Technology and Organization (METEOR) (2011) Downloads View citations (30)
    Working Paper Series, Swedish Institute for Social Research (2011) Downloads View citations (17)
  3. Job Mobility in Europe, Japan and the U.S
    ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2010) Downloads
    Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Maastricht Research School of Economics of Technology and Organization (METEOR) (2011) Downloads
    Working Paper Series, Swedish Institute for Social Research (2010) Downloads
  4. Measuring and Interpreting Trends in the Division of Labour in the Netherlands
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in MERIT Working Papers, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) (2010) Downloads View citations (1)
    CPB Discussion Paper, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (2010) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in De Economist (2011)
  5. Segregation in neighbourhoods and labour market outcomes of immigrants: Evidence from random assignment in the Netherlands
    MERIT Working Papers, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) Downloads View citations (1)
  6. Wage Effects of On-the-Job Training: A Meta-Analysis
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
    Also in ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) (2011) Downloads
    Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Maastricht Research School of Economics of Technology and Organization (METEOR) (2011) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in British Journal of Industrial Relations (2012)

2010

  1. What Makes a Good Conference? Analysing the Preferences of Labor Economists
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
    Also in ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) (2010) Downloads View citations (3)
    Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Maastricht Research School of Economics of Technology and Organization (METEOR) (2010) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Labour Economics (2010)

2009

  1. Gender Differences in Risk Aversion and Ambiguity
    Working Papers, Geary Institute, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (49)
  2. Gender Differences in Risk Aversion and Ambiguity Aversion
    ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) Downloads View citations (53)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2009) Downloads View citations (52)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (54)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of the European Economic Association (2009)
  3. The Americanization of European Higher Education and Research
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2009) Downloads
    ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) (2009) Downloads

    See also Chapter (2010)
  4. Understanding the technoloy of computer technology diffusion: explaining computer adoption patterns and implications for the wage structure
    CPB Discussion Paper, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis Downloads
    Also in ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) (2008) Downloads
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2008) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Income Distribution (2008)

2008

  1. The Economics and Psychology of Personality Traits
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (164)
    Also in ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) (2008) Downloads View citations (161)
    Working Papers, Geary Institute, University College Dublin (2008) Downloads View citations (163)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2008) Downloads View citations (183)
    MERIT Working Papers, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) (2008) Downloads View citations (169)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2008)
  2. Verkenning van de mogelijkheden van het gebruik van administratieve data voor het Project Onderwijs-Arbeidsmarkt
    ROA Technical Report, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) Downloads
    Also in ROA Working Paper, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) (2008) Downloads

2007

  1. Are Courses Chosen to Reduce Skill-Deficiences? An Experimental Approach
    ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) Downloads
  2. Interpersonal Styles and Labor Market Outcomes
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (35)
    Also in ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) (2007) Downloads View citations (2)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2006) Downloads View citations (1)
    MERIT Working Papers, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) (2006) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2008)
  3. Wage Structure and Labor Mobility in the Netherlands 1999-2003
    ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2007) Downloads
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2007) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Chapter (2009)

2006

  1. Is there a link between economic outcomes and genetic evolution? Cross-country evidence from the major histocompatibility complex
    ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2005) Downloads View citations (8)
    Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) (2005) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. People People: Social Capital and the Labor-Market Outcomes of Underrepresented Groups
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
    Also in ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) (2005) Downloads View citations (4)
    Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) (2005) Downloads View citations (2)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2005) Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Skill Transferability Regret and Mobility
    ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2006) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics (2007)
  4. The Role of Noncognitive Skills in Explaining Cognitive Test Scores
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) (2006) Downloads View citations (4)
    MERIT Working Papers, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) (2006) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Inquiry (2008)

2005

  1. The Division of Labour, Worker Organisation, and Technological Change
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) (2005) Downloads
    Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) (2005) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2006)
  2. Time Discounting and the Body Mass Index
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) (2005) Downloads View citations (2)

2004

  1. The Diffusion of Computers and the Distribution of Wages
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) (2002) Downloads View citations (4)
    ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) (2003) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (2007)

2003

  1. Are Computer Skills the New Basic Skills? The Returns to Computer, Writing and Math Skills in Britain
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) (2003) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Labour Economics (2004)
  2. Do We Need Computer Skills to Use a Computer? Evidence from Britain
    ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2003) Downloads View citations (2)
    Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) (2002) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in LABOUR (2006)
  3. Supply and Demand, Allocation and Wage Inequality: An International Comparison
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) (2003) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics (2005)
  4. What Happens When Agent T Gets a Computer? The Labor Market Impact of Cost Efficient Computer Adoption
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads

2002

  1. De invloed van computers op de vraag naar vaardigheden
    ROA Working Paper, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) Downloads
  2. Do Older Workers Have More Trouble Using a Computer Than Younger Workers?
    ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) Downloads View citations (41)

2001

  1. Computers, Skills and Wages
    ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) (2001) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics (2011)
  2. What happens when agent T gets a computer?
    Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) (2001) Downloads View citations (7)

2000

  1. Alice in prognoseland Over de zin van arbeidsmarktprognoses
    ROA Working Paper, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Hoe computerisering de arbeidsmarkt verandert: de feiten op een rij vanuit een nieuw raamwerk
    ROA Working Paper, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) Downloads
  3. How computerizaton changes the UK Labour Market: The Facts viewed from a new Perspective
    ROA Working Paper, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Wage Elasticities of the Supply of R & D Workers in the Netherlands
    Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers, Econometric Society Downloads View citations (2)

1999

  1. Educational presorting as a cause of occupational segregation
    ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Skills and low pay: upgrading or overeducation?
    ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) Downloads View citations (14)

1997

  1. Methodiek arbeidsmarktprognoses en -indicatoren 1997-2002
    ROA Working Paper, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Methodiek werkgelegenheid en scholing 1996
    ROA Working Paper, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The Dutch Observatory on Employment and Training
    ROA Working Paper, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) Downloads View citations (3)
  4. The Occupational Structure of Further and Higher Education in Ireland and the Netherlands
    ROA Research Memorandum, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) Downloads

1996

  1. Mobiliteit op de Nederlandse arbeidsmarkt
    ROA Working Paper, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) Downloads

Journal Articles

2014

  1. Allocating Instruction Time: How Language Instruction Can Affect Multiple Skills
    Journal of Human Capital, 2014, 8, (2), 161 - 198 Downloads
  2. Default options and training participation
    Empirical Economics, 2014, 46, (4), 1417-1428 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  3. People Skills and the Labor-Market Outcomes of Underrepresented Groups
    Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2014, 67, (2), 287-334 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2013

  1. International education and economic growth
    IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, 2013, 2, (1), 1-13 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. The importance of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation for measuring IQ
    Economics of Education Review, 2013, 34, (C), 17-28 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2012

  1. Job Mobility in Europe, Japan and the United States
    British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2012, 50, (3), 436-456 Downloads
  2. Wage Effects of On-the-Job Training: A Meta-Analysis
    British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2012, 50, (3), 502-528 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2011

  1. Computers, skills and wages
    Applied Economics, 2011, 43, (29), 4607-4622 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. Measuring and Interpreting Trends in the Division of Labour in the Netherlands
    De Economist, 2011, 159, (4), 435-482 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2010

  1. What makes a good conference? Analysing the preferences of labour economists
    Labour Economics, 2010, 17, (5), 868-874 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2009

  1. Gender Differences in Risk Aversion and Ambiguity Aversion
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2009, 7, (2-3), 649-658 Downloads View citations (57)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2008

  1. Interpersonal Styles and Labor Market Outcomes
    Journal of Human Resources, 2008, 43, (4) Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. THE ROLE OF NONCOGNITIVE SKILLS IN EXPLAINING COGNITIVE TEST SCORES
    Economic Inquiry, 2008, 46, (1), 2-12 Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  3. The Economics and Psychology of Personality Traits
    Journal of Human Resources, 2008, 43, (4) Downloads View citations (167)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  4. Understanding the Technology of Computer Technology Diffusion: Explaining Computer Adoption Patterns and Implications for the Wage Structure
    Journal of Income Distribution, 2008, 17, (3-4), 37-70 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2007

  1. Skill transferability, regret and mobility
    Applied Economics, 2007, 39, (13), 1663-1677 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. The diffusion of computers and the distribution of wages
    European Economic Review, 2007, 51, (3), 715-748 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2006

  1. Do We Need Computer Skills to Use a Computer? Evidence from Britain
    LABOUR, 2006, 20, (3), 505-532 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  2. The Division of Labour, Worker Organisation, and Technological Change
    Economic Journal, 2006, 116, (509), F45-F72 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  3. Time discounting and the body mass index: Evidence from the Netherlands
    Economics & Human Biology, 2006, 4, (1), 39-61 Downloads View citations (25)

2005

  1. Supply and demand, allocation and wage inequality: an international comparison
    Applied Economics, 2005, 37, (9), 1073-1088 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  2. The production and use of human capital: Introduction
    Education Economics, 2005, 13, (2), 133-142 Downloads View citations (1)

2004

  1. Are computer skills the new basic skills? The returns to computer, writing and math skills in Britain
    Labour Economics, 2004, 11, (1), 85-98 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  2. What happens when agent T gets a computer?: The labor market impact of cost efficient computer adoption
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2004, 54, (2), 137-151 Downloads View citations (14)

2001

  1. Descrepancies between Supply and Demand and Adjustment Processes in the Labour Market
    LABOUR, 2001, 15, (1), 33-56 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Skills Measurement and Economic Analysis: An Introduction
    Oxford Economic Papers, 2001, 53, (3), 375-84 View citations (12)

1999

  1. Educational presorting and occupational segregation
    Labour Economics, 1999, 6, (3), 375-395 Downloads View citations (18)

1998

  1. Superstardom and Monopolistic Power: Why Media Stars Earn More Than Their Marginal Contribution to Welfare
    Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 1998, 154, (3), 546- Downloads View citations (12)

1996

  1. Labor market information and the choice of vocational specialization
    Economics of Education Review, 1996, 15, (1), 59-74 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. The use of RAS in manpower forecasting: A microeconomic approach
    Economic Modelling, 1996, 13, (2), 257-287 Downloads View citations (2)

1993

  1. Errors in rational expectations matter
    Economics Letters, 1993, 41, (1), 25-28 Downloads

Chapters

2010

  1. The Americanization of European Higher Education and Research
    A chapter in American Universities in a Global Market, 2010, pp 231-267 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2009

  1. Wage Structure and Labor Mobility in The Netherlands, 1999-2003
    A chapter in The Structure of Wages: An International Comparison, 2009, pp 125-148 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2007)
 
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