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Postal address:Universiteit van Amsterdam School of Economics Roetersstraat 11 1018 WB Amsterdam Netherlands
Workplace:Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde (Faculty of Economics and Business), Universiteit van Amsterdam (University of Amsterdam), (more information at EDIRC)
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO) (Latin-American Faculty of Social Sciences), (more information at EDIRC)
Tinbergen Instituut (Tinbergen Institute), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2014

  1. Inside the Black Box of Class Size: Mechanisms, Behavioral Responses, and Social Background
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
  2. Peers at Work: From the Field to the Lab
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads
    Also in Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Market Behavior, Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB) (2014) Downloads
  3. The Impact of Gender Diversity on the Performance of Business Teams: Evidence from a Field Experiment
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads View citations (6)
  4. The Impact of Positive and Negative Income Changes on the Height and Weight of Young Children
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Tuition Fees as a Commitment Device
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2014) Downloads

2012

  1. Gender, Competitiveness and Career Choices
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Long-term effects of class size
    Research Papers in Economics, Stockholm University, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2011) Downloads View citations (2)
    Working Paper Series, IFAU - Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy (2012) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2013)

2011

  1. Overeducation and Mismatch in the Labor Market
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (21)
  2. Scale Economies Can Offset the Benefits of Competition: Evidence from a School Consolidation Reform in a Universal Voucher System
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2011) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Trade-offs between Different Early Childhood Interventions: Evidence from Ecuador
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads View citations (3)

2010

  1. Can Provision of Free School Uniforms harm Attendance? Evidence from Ecuador
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2013)
  2. Gender Peer Effects in University: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Top Institute for Evidence Based Education Research (2010) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Economics of Education Review (2014)
  3. Splitting Tournaments
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2010) Downloads
  4. The role of information in the take-up of student loans
    Working Papers, Top Institute for Evidence Based Education Research Downloads
    Also in Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute (2008) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Economics of Education Review (2012)

2008

  1. Financing lifelong learning
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Incentives Versus Sorting in Tournaments: Evidence from a Field Experiment
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2008) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2011)
  3. Quasi-Experimental Estimates of the Effect of Class Size on Achievement in Norway
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (2008) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Scandinavian Journal of Economics (2008)
  4. The Impact of Cash Transfers on School Enrollment: Evidence from Ecuador
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2008) Downloads View citations (10)
  5. The Impact of Entrepreneurship Education on Entrepreneurship Competencies and Intentions
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads View citations (2)
  6. The Impact of Entrepreneurship Education on Entrepreneurship Competencies and Intentions: An Evaluation of the Junior Achievement Student Mini-Company Program
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Jena Economic Research Papers, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Max-Planck-Institute of Economics (2008) Downloads View citations (4)

2006

  1. Assessing the returns to studying abroad
    CPB Discussion Paper, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Expanding Schooling Opportunities for 4-Year-Olds
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Economics of Education Review (2010)
  3. On the Importance of Default Breach Remedies
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE) (2007)
  4. Rent-seeking versus Productive Activities in a Multi-task Experiment
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (2011)
  5. The effect of financial rewards on students' achievement: Evidence from a randomized experiment
    Artefactual Field Experiments, The Field Experiments Website Downloads
    Also in HEW, EconWPA (2004) Downloads View citations (1)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2003) Downloads View citations (17)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of the European Economic Association (2010)

2004

  1. Cultural differences in ultimatum game experiments: Evidence from a meta-analysis
    Experimental, EconWPA Downloads View citations (89)
    See also Journal Article in Experimental Economics (2004)
  2. New evidence on the effect of time in school on early achievement
    HEW, EconWPA Downloads View citations (15)
  3. The Effect of Extra Funding for Disadvantaged Pupils on Achievement
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Working Paper Series, Swedish Institute for Social Research (2004) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2007)

2002

  1. A New Approach to Estimate the Wage Returns to Work-Related Training
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute (2002) Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Evaluating the effect of tax deductions on training
    Labor and Demography, EconWPA Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2004)
  3. Worker Reciprocity and Employer Investment in Training
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Economica (2005)

2000

  1. A Review of Estimates of the Schooling/Earnings Relationship, with Tests for Publication Bias
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (44)
    Also in Working Papers, College Dublin, Department of Political Economy- (1999) View citations (156)
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section. (1999) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article in Labour Economics (1999)
  2. The Returns to Education: A Review of Evidence, Issues and Deficiencies in the Literature
    CEE Discussion Papers, Centre for the Economics of Education, LSE Downloads View citations (41)

1998

  1. Explaining International Differences in Male Wage Inequality by differences in Demand and Supply of Skill
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE View citations (13)

1997

  1. Health, Wealth and Happiness: Why pursue a Higher Education?
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Economics of Education Review (1998)
  2. International Comparisons of Male Wage Inequality: Are the Findings Robust?
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Is there a Hidden Technical Potential?
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads View citations (7)
  4. Returns to Computer Use: A Simple Test on the Productivity Interpretation
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads

Journal Articles

2014

  1. Gender peer effects in university: Evidence from a randomized experiment
    Economics of Education Review, 2014, 38, (C), 51-63 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2013

  1. Can provision of free school uniforms harm attendance? Evidence from Ecuador
    Journal of Development Economics, 2013, 103, (C), 43-51 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Long-Term Effects of Class Size
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2013, 128, (1), 249-285 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  3. Ramadan, fasting and educational outcomes
    Economics of Education Review, 2013, 34, (C), 219-226 Downloads
  4. The effects of medical school on health outcomes: Evidence from admission lotteries
    Journal of Health Economics, 2013, 32, (4), 698-707 Downloads

2012

  1. The role of information in the take-up of student loans
    Economics of Education Review, 2012, 31, (1), 33-44 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2011

  1. Does Studying Abroad Induce a Brain Drain?
    Economica, 2011, 78, (310), 347-366 View citations (10)
  2. Incentives versus Sorting in Tournaments: Evidence from a Field Experiment
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2011, 29, (3), 637 - 658 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  3. Rent-seeking versus productive activities in a multi-task experiment
    European Economic Review, 2011, 55, (5), 630-643 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  4. The impact of computer use on earnings in a developing country: Evidence from Ecuador
    Labour Economics, 2011, 18, (4), 434-440 Downloads

2010

  1. Expanding schooling opportunities for 4-year-olds
    Economics of Education Review, 2010, 29, (3), 319-328 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. The Effect of Financial Rewards on Students' Achievement: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2010, 8, (6), 1243-1265 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  3. The impact of entrepreneurship education on entrepreneurship skills and motivation
    European Economic Review, 2010, 54, (3), 442-454 Downloads View citations (34)

2009

  1. An empirical analysis of borrowing behaviour of higher education students in the Netherlands
    Economics of Education Review, 2009, 28, (2), 170-177 Downloads View citations (3)

2008

  1. An alternative approach to estimate the wage returns to private-sector training
    Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2008, 23, (4), 423-434 Downloads View citations (26)
  2. Quasi-experimental Estimates of the Effect of Class Size on Achievement in Norway
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2008, 110, (4), 663-693 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2007

  1. Does Making Specific Investments Unobservable Boost Investment Incentives?
    Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2007, 16, (4), 911-942 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. On the Importance of Default Breach Remedies
    Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 2007, 163, (1), 5-22 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  3. Promotion Rules and Skill Acquisition: An Experimental Study
    Economica, 2007, 74, (294), 259-297 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. The Effect of Extra Funding for Disadvantaged Pupils on Achievement
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2007, 89, (4), 721-736 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  5. Wage effects of an extra year of basic vocational education
    Economics of Education Review, 2007, 26, (4), 408-419 Downloads View citations (21)
  6. Who should invest in specific training?
    Journal of Population Economics, 2007, 20, (2), 329-357 Downloads View citations (3)

2006

  1. Breach remedies, reliance and renegotiation
    International Review of Law and Economics, 2006, 26, (3), 263-296 Downloads View citations (3)

2005

  1. Worker Reciprocity and Employer Investment in Training
    Economica, 2005, 72, (285), 137-149 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2004

  1. Cultural Differences in Ultimatum Game Experiments: Evidence from a Meta-Analysis
    Experimental Economics, 2004, 7, (2), 171-188 Downloads View citations (56)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  2. Evaluating the Effect of Tax Deductions on Training
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2004, 22, (2), 461-488 Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  3. Explaining international differences in male skill wage differentials by differences in demand and supply of skill
    Economic Journal, 2004, 114, (495), 466-486 Downloads View citations (28)
  4. Specific investments, holdup, and the outside option principle
    European Economic Review, 2004, 48, (6), 1399-1410 Downloads View citations (8)

2003

  1. An Experimental Comparison of Reliance Levels under Alternative Breach Remedies
    RAND Journal of Economics, 2003, 34, (2), 205-22 View citations (3)
  2. The Returns to Education: Microeconomics
    Journal of Economic Surveys, 2003, 17, (2), 115-156 Downloads View citations (139)
  3. The need for marriage contracts: An experimental study
    Journal of Population Economics, 2003, 16, (3), 431-453 Downloads View citations (8)

2002

  1. The Causal Effect of Class Size on Scholastic Achievement: Distinguishing the Pure Class Size Effect from the Effect of Changes in Class Composition
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2002, 64, (1), 17-38 Downloads View citations (27)

2001

  1. Firm-Specific Human Capital as a Shared Investment: Comment
    American Economic Review, 2001, 91, (1), 342-347 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. On the Relation between Asset Ownership and Specific Investments
    Economic Journal, 2001, 111, (474), 791-820 Downloads View citations (10)

2000

  1. Introduction to special issue on overschooling
    Economics of Education Review, 2000, 19, (2), 129-130 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Schooling choices: Preferences, discount rates, and rates of return
    Empirical Economics, 2000, 25, (1), 15-34 Downloads View citations (16)

1999

  1. A review of estimates of the schooling/earnings relationship, with tests for publication bias
    Labour Economics, 1999, 6, (4), 453-470 Downloads View citations (102)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

1998

  1. Health, wealth and happiness: why pursue a higher education?
    Economics of Education Review, 1998, 17, (3), 245-256 Downloads View citations (40)
    See also Working Paper (1997)
  2. Innovative Ways to Finance Education and Their Relation to Lifelong Learning
    Education Economics, 1998, 6, (3), 219-251 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Unravelling Supply and Demand Factors in Work-Related Training
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1998, 50, (2), 266-83 View citations (17)

1997

  1. Returns from computer use: A simple test on the productivity interpretation
    Economics Letters, 1997, 55, (2), 273-277 Downloads View citations (12)

1995

  1. Choosing the optimum mix of duration and effort in education
    Economics of Education Review, 1995, 14, (3), 253-263 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Firm-Size Wage Differentials in the Netherlands
    Small Business Economics, 1995, 7, (3), 173-82 View citations (12)
  3. Stochastic reservation and offer wages
    Labour Economics, 1995, 2, (1), 107-107 Downloads
    Also in Labour Economics, 1994, 1, (3-4), 383-390 (1994) Downloads View citations (11)

1994

  1. Costs and Revenues of Investment in Enterprise-Related Schooling
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1994, 46, (4), 658-75 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Earnings Effects of Different Components of Schooling: Human Capital versus Screening
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1994, 76, (2), 317-21 Downloads View citations (20)

1993

  1. Evidence on screening: a comment
    Economics of Education Review, 1993, 12, (1), 89-90 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Public and private sector wages in the Netherlands
    European Economic Review, 1993, 37, (1), 97-114 Downloads View citations (53)

1992

  1. Further evidence on the wage curve
    Economics Letters, 1992, 38, (3), 355-359 Downloads View citations (22)
  2. Optimal investment in human capital under uncertainty
    Economics of Education Review, 1992, 11, (1), 41-49 Downloads View citations (11)
  3. Study duration and earnings: A test in relation to the human capital versus screening debate
    Economics Letters, 1992, 40, (2), 223-228 Downloads View citations (4)

1990

  1. Education and earnings in the Netherlands: an empirical analysis
    European Economic Review, 1990, 34, (7), 1353-1375 Downloads View citations (6)

1988

  1. Education, allocation and earnings in the Netherlands: 0verschooling?
    Economics of Education Review, 1988, 7, (2), 185-194 Downloads View citations (38)

Chapters

1994

  1. Returns to Within-Company Schooling of Employees: The Case of the Netherlands
    A chapter in Training and the Private Sector: International Comparisons, 1994, pp 299-308 Downloads View citations (4)
 
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