Selection of books and articles

Selection books

1998                : Corporatism or competition? Labour contracts, institutions and wage structures in international comparison, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (with C.N. Teulings)

2007                :Human Capital, Advances in Theory and Evidence, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, editor, with H. Maassen van den Brink; paperback edition 2009

2021                :Grenzeloze Verzorgingsstaat, de gevolgen van immigratie voor de overheidsfinanciën, Jan van de Beek, Hans Roodenburg, Joop Hartog, Gerrit Kreffer, Zeist: demo-demo uitgever


Selection articles, international

Are starting wages reduced by an insurance premium for preventing wage decline? Testing the prediction of Harris and Holmstrom (1982), Labour Economics, 48, 105-119, with P. Raposo

Mincer Earnings Functions for the Netherlands 1962–2012, De Economist, 164 (3), 235-253), with S.Gerritsen

Unobserved heterogeneity and risk in wage variance: Does more schooling reduce earnings risk? Labour Economics, 24 (), 323-338, with J. Mazza and H. van Ophem

Risk Attitude and Wage Growth, Replicating Shaw (1996), Empirical Economics, 44 (2), 981-1004, with S. Budria, L. Diaz and A. Ferrer

If you’re so smart, why aren’t you an entrepreneur? Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 19 (4), 947-989, with Mirjam van Praag and Justin van der Sluis

How important is homeland education for refugees’ economic position in The Netherlands? Journal of Population Economics, 22 (1), 219-246, with A. Zorlu

Compensating Wage Differentials for Schooling Risk in Denmark, Scandinavian Journal of  Economics,  110 (4),  711-731, with L. Diaz Serrano and H. Skyt Nielsen

Comparing migrants to non-migrants: the case of Dutch migration to New Zealand, Journal of  Population Economics 16 (3), pp. 683-705, with R. Winkelmann

Wages and the bargaining regime in a corporatist setting: The Netherlands, European Journal  of Political Economy, 18, pp. 317-331, with E. Leuven and C. Teulings

Low risk aversion encourages the choice for entrepreneurship: an empirical test of a truism,Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 48, pp. 29-36, with J.S. Cramer, N. Jonker and C.M. van Praag

Over-education and earnings: where are we, where should we go?, Economics of Education  Review, 19 (2), pp. 131-147

Turkish clothing in Amsterdam: the rise and fall of a per­fectly competitive labour market, De Economist, 147 (2), pp. 151-181, with A. Zorlu

:If we knew ability, how would we tax individuals? Journal of Public Economics, 72 (2), pp.183-211, with E. Plug and B. van Praag

Job complexity and wages, International Economic Review, 34(4), pp. 853-872, with H. van Ophem and W. Vijverberg

The emergence of the working wife in Holland, Journal of Labor Economics, 3,1 (part 2), Supplement Trends in Women’s work, Education and Family Building, S235-S255, with J. Theeuwes

Earnings and capability requirements, Review of Economics and Statistics, LXII (2), pp. 230- 240

Dutch treat: long-run changes in personal income distribution, De Economist, 126 (4), pp. 521- 549, with J.G. Veenbergen