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Home | People | Erik Plug

Erik Plug

Research Fellow

University of Amsterdam
Research field
Empirical Microeconomics
Education, Family Economics, Labor

Key publications

List of publications

Geijtenbeek, L. and Plug, E. (2018). Is there a penalty for registered women? Is there a premium for registered men? Evidence from a sample of transsexual workers European Economic Review, 109:334--347.

Plug, E., van der Klaauw, B. and Ziegler, L. (2018). Do Parental Networks Pay Off? Linking Children's Labor-Market Outcomes to Their Parents' Friends The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 120(1):268--295.

Buser, T., Geijtenbeek, L. and Plug, E. (2018). Sexual orientation, competitiveness and income Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 151:191--198.

Gerritsen, S., Plug, E. and Webbink, D. (2017). Teacher Quality and Student Achievement: Evidence from a Sample of Dutch Twins Journal of Applied Econometrics, 32(3):643--660.

Buser, T., Oosterbeek, H., Plug, E., Ponce, J. and Rosero, J. (2017). The impact of positive and negative income changes on the height and weight of young children World Bank Economic Review, 31(3):786--808.

Lundborg, P., Plug, E. and Rasmussen, A. (2017). Can women have children and a career? IV evidence from IVF treatments American Economic Review, 107(6):1611--1637.

Leuven, E., Plug, E. and Rønning, M. (2016). Education and cancer risk Labour Economics, 43:106--121.

de Haan, M., Plug, E. and Rosero, J. (2014). Birth order and human capital development: evidence from Ecuador Journal of Human Resources, 49(2):359--392.

Holmlund, H., Lindahl, M. and Plug, E. (2011). The causal effect of parents' schooling on children's schooling: a comparison of estimation methods Journal of Economic Literature, 49(3):615--651.

de Haan, M. and Plug, E. (2011). Estimating intergenerational schooling mobility on censored samples: consequences and remedies Journal of Applied Econometrics, 26(1):151--166.

Bjorklund, A., Lindahl, M. and Plug, E. (2006). The Origins of Intergenerational Associations: Lessons from Swedish Adoption Data Quarterly Journal of Economics, 121(3):999--1028.

Plug, E. and Vijverberg, W. (2005). Does Family Income Matter for Schooling Outcomes? Using Adoption as a Natural Experiment Economic Journal, 115(506):879--906.

Plug, E. and Berkhout, P. (2004). Effects of Sexual Preferences on Earnings in the Netherlands Journal of Population Economics, 17(1):117--131.

Plug, E. (2004). Estimating the effect of mother's schooling on children's schooling using a sample of adoptees American Economic Review, 94(1):358--368.

Groot, W., Maassen van den Brink, H. and Plug, E. (2004). Money for health: The equivalent variation of cardiovascular diseases Health Economics, 13(9):859--872.

Hartog, J., Plug, E., Diaz Serrano, L. and Vieira, J. (2003). Risk compensation in wages - a replication Empirical Economics, 28(3):639--647.

Plug, E. and Vijverberg, W. (2003). Schooling, family background, and adoption: Is it nature or is it nurture Journal of Political Economy, 111:611--641.

Plug, E. (2001). Season of birth, schooling and earnings Journal of Economic Psychology, 22:641--660.

Rengers, M. and Plug, E. (2001). Private or Public? How Dutch Visual Artists Choose between Working for the Market and the Government Journal of Cultural Economics, 25:1--20.

Plug, E., van Praag, B.M.S. and Hartog, J. (1999). If we knew ability, how would we tax individuals? Journal of Public Economics, 72(2):183--211.

Plug, E. and Levin, J. (1999). Instrumenting Education and the Returns to Schooling in the Netherlands Labour Economics, 6:521--534.

Plug, E. and van Praag, B.M.S. (1998). Similarity in Response Behavior between Household Members: An Application to Income Evaluation Journal of Economic Psychology, 19:497--513.