Bas van der Klaauw is Professor of Economics at the VU University Amsterdam, specialized in empirical policy evaluation. In 2008 he received an ERC Starting Grant for empirical research on the evaluation of labor market policies. More specifically, he studied the (long-term) effects of the unemployment insurance entitlement period, and various active labor market programs such as counseling and monitoring, sanctions, search periods and activation. Currently, he is involved in the design of mechanisms for allocating students to school. Bas van der Klaauw is co-editor of Labour Economics and associated to Tinbergen Institute, IZA-Bonn, IFAU-Uppsala, CEPR-Londen and the Swiss School of Public Health.

Personal webpage: http://personal.vu.nl/b.vander.klaauw/

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Contact details

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Phone: +31 20 5986120
Location: VU, 7A-15

Selected publications

From micro data to causality: forty years of empirical labor economics, B. van der Klaauw, Labour Economics (forthcoming)

The Rise and Fall of Disability Enrollment in the Netherlands, P. Koning, M. Lindeboom, Journal of Economic Perspectives (forthcoming).

Ramadan Fasting and Educational Outcomes, H. Oosterbeek, B. van der Klaauw, Economics of Education Review 2013 

Carrot and Stick: How Re-employment Bonuses and Sanctions Affect Exit Rates from Welfare, B. van der Klaauw, J. van Ours, Journal of Applied Econometrics 2013

A Dynamic Analysis of the Demand of Health Insurance and Health Care, J. Bolhaar, M. Lindeboom, B. van der Klaauw, European Economic Review 2012

Analyzing Female Labor Supply - Evidence from a Dutch Tax Reform, N. Bosch, B. van der Klaauw, Labor Economics 20012

Incentives versus Sorting in Tournaments: Evidence from a Field Experiment, E. Leuven, H. Oosterbeek,J. Sonnemans, B. van der Klaauw, Journal of Labor Economics 2011 

Wage Dynamics and Promotions inside and between Firms, A. Dias da Silva, B. van der Klaauw, Journal of Population Economics 2011

Screening Disability Insurance Applications, Ph. de Jong, M. Lindeboom, B. van der Klaauw, Journal of the European Economic Association  2011

Selection in a field experiment with voluntary participation, P. Gautier, B. van der Klaauw, Journal of Applied Econometrics 2010

The Effects of Financial Rewards on Students' Achievement: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment, E. Leuven, H. Oosterbeek, B. van der Klaauw, Journal of the European Economic Association 2010 

Job Search and Academic Achievement, B. van der Klaauw, A. van Vuuren, European Economic Review 2010

Parental Education and Child Health: Evidence from a Schooling Reform, M. Lindeboom, A. Llena-Nozal, B. van der Klaauw, Journal of HealtEconomics 2009

Counseling and Monitoring of Unemployed Workers: Theory and Evidence from a Controlled Social Experiment, G. van den Berg, B. van der Klaauw, International Economic Review 2006

The Effect of Work on Mental Health: Does Occupation Matter?, M. Lindeboom, A. Llena-Nozal, B. van der Klaauw, Health Economics 2004

Selected contributions to policy

De arbeidsmarkteffecten van het verkorten van de maximale WW-duur, N. de Groot en B. van der Klaauw, Economisch Statistische Berichten 2015

Onderzoek naar effectiviteit inzet re-integratieinstrumenten DWI, J. Bolhaar, N. Ketel, B. van der Klaauw, Onderzoeksrapport 2014

Schoolkeuze Voortgezet Onderwijs in Amsterdam: Resultaten van een Simulatiestudie, P. Gautier, M. de Haan, B. van der Klaauw, H. Oosterbeek, Onderzoeksrapport 2014

Schoolkeuze Voortgezet Onderwijs in Amsterdam: Resultaten van een EnquĂȘte, P. Gautier, M. de Haan, B. van der Klaauw, H. Oosterbeek, Onderzoeksrapport 2013

Medisch specialisten profiteren van kunstmatige schaarste aan artsen, N. Ketel, B. van der Klaauw, E. Leuven, H. Oosterbeek, MeJudice 2012

 

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