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Home | People | Bas van der Klaauw
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Bas van der Klaauw

Research Fellow

University
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Research field
Empirical Microeconomics
Interests
Applied Econometrics, Education, Health, Labor, Microeconometrics

Biography

Bas van der Klaauw, Professor in Policy Evaluation at VU Amsterdam. He uses microeconometric methods for causal analysis in the field of labor, education and health. He is currently Chair of the Educational Board of Tinbergen Institute. This board issues advice, both solicited and unsolicited, to the Directors of Graduate Studies. In 2008 Van der Klaauw received an ERC Starting Grant and in 2016 a VICI grant from the NWO (Dutch Research Council). In the past he held visiting positions at the University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins University, United States. Currently, he is associated to IZA-Bonn and CEPR-London. Bas van der Klaauw has been appointed as the new General Director of Amsterdam-Rotterdam Consortium for Graduate Education (ARC) as of October 1, 2023.

Key publications

List of publications

van der Klaauw, B. and Ziegler, L. (2024). A field experiment on labor market speeddates for unemployed workers Journal of Human Resources, :.

De Haan, M., Gautier, PieterA., Oosterbeek, H. and van der Klaauw, B. (2023). The Performance of School Assignment Mechanisms in Practice Journal of Political Economy, 131(2):388--455.

Artmann, E., Oosterbeek, H. and van der Klaauw, B. (2022). Do Doctors Improve the Health Care of Their Parents? Evidence from Admission Lotteries American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 14(3):164--184.

Artmann, E., Oosterbeek, H. and van der Klaauw, B. (2022). Household specialization and the child penalty in the Netherlands Labour Economics, 78:1--13.

Kastoryano, S. and van der Klaauw, B. (2022). Dynamic evaluation of job search assistance Journal of Applied Econometrics, 37(2):227--241.

Oosterbeek, H., Sóvágó, S. and van der Klaauw, B. (2021). Preference heterogeneity and school segregation Journal of Public Economics, 197:1--26.

Oosterbeek, H., ter Meulen, S. and van der Klaauw, B. (2021). Long-term effects of school-starting-age rules Economics of Education Review, 84:.

Artmann, E., Ketel, N., Oosterbeek, H. and van der Klaauw, B. (2021). Field of study and partner choice Economics of Education Review, 84:.

Muller, P., van der Klaauw, B. and Heyma, A. (2020). Comparing econometric methods to empirically evaluate activation programs for job seekers Journal of Applied Econometrics, 35(5):526--547.

Lindeboom, M., van der Klaauw, B. and Vriend, S. (2020). Audit regimes in long-term care Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 176:272--298.

Bolhaar, J., Ketel, N. and van der Klaauw, B. (2020). Caseworker's discretion and the effectiveness of welfare-to-work programs Journal of Public Economics, 183:1--19.

Bolhaar, J., Ketel, N. and van Der Klaauw, B. (2019). Job search periods for welfare applicants: Evidence from a randomized experiment American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 11(1):92--125.

Ketel, N., Leuven, E., Oosterbeek, H. and van der Klaauw, B. (2019). Do Dutch dentists extract monopoly rents? Journal of Health Economics, 63:145--158.

van den Berg, GerardJ. and van der Klaauw, B. (2019). Structural empirical evaluation of job search monitoring International Economic Review, 60(2):879--903.

de Groot, N. and van der Klaauw, B. (2019). The effects of reducing the entitlement period to unemployment insurance benefits Labour Economics, 57:195--208.

Muller, P., van der Klaauw, B., Gautier, P., Rosholm, M. and Svarer, M. (2018). Estimating equilibrium effects of job search assistance Journal of Labor Economics, 36(4):1073--1125.

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.

Baert, S., Klaauw, B.V.D. and Lomwel, G.V. (2018). The effectiveness of medical and vocational interventions for reducing sick leave of self-employed workers Health Economics, 27(2):e139--e152.

Bisschop, P., Kastoryano, S. and van der Klaauw, B. (2017). Street prostitution zones and crime American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 9(4):28--63.

Ketel, N., Linde, J., Oosterbeek, H. and van der Klaauw, B. (2016). Tuition fees and sunk-cost effects Economic Journal, 126(598):2342--2362.

Lindeboom, M., Llena-Nozal, A. and van der Klaauw, B. (2016). Health shocks, disability and work Labour Economics, 43:186--200.

Lindeboom, M., van der Klaauw, B. and Vriend, S. (2016). Audit rates and compliance: a field experiment in care provision Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 131-part B(November):160--173.

Ketel, N., Leuven, E., Oosterbeek, H. and van der Klaauw, B. (2016). The Returns to Medical School: Evidence from Admission Lotteries American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 8(2):225--254.

Bolhaar, J., Lindeboom, M. and van der Klaauw, B. (2015). Insurance search, switching behavior and the role of group contracts De Economist, 163(1):25--60.

van der Klaauw, B. (2014). From micro data to causality: Forty years of empirical labor economics Labour Economics, 30(October):88--97.

van der Klaauw, B. and van Ours, J.C. (2013). Carrot and stick: how reemployment bonuses and benefit sanctions affect exit rates from welfare Journal of Applied Econometrics, 28(2):275--296.

Oosterbeek, H. and van der Klaauw, B. (2013). Ramadan, fasting and educational outcomes Economics of Education Review, 34:219--226.

de Wit, E. and van der Klaauw, B. (2013). Asymmetric information and list-price reductions in the housing market Regional Science and Urban Economics, 43(3):507--520.

Gautier, P. and van der Klaauw, B. (2012). Selection in a field experiment with voluntary participation Journal of Applied Econometrics, 27(1):63--84.

Bolhaar, J., van der Klaauw, B. and Lindeboom, M. (2012). A dynamic analysis of the demand for health insurance and health care European Economic Review, 56(4):669--690.

Bosch, N. and van der Klaauw, B. (2012). Analyzing female labor supply - evidence from a Dutch tax reform Labour Economics, 19(3):271--280.

Silva, A.D.D. and van der Klaauw, B. (2012). Erratum to: Wage dynamics and promotions inside and between firms Journal of Population Economics, 25(1):417--417.

de Jong, Ph., Lindeboom, M. and van der Klaauw, B. (2011). Screening disability insurance applications Journal of the European Economic Association, 9(1):106--129.

Silva, A. and van der Klaauw, B. (2011). Wage dynamics and promotions inside and between firms Journal of Population Economics, 24(4):1513--1548.

Leuven, E., Oosterbeek, H., Sonnemans, J. and van der Klaauw, B. (2011). Incentives versus sorting in tournaments: evidence from a field experiment Journal of Labor Economics, 29(3):637--658.

Hoogeveen, H., van der Klaauw, B. and van Lomwel, A.G.C. (2011). On the timing of marriage, cattle and weather shocks. Economic Development and Cultural Change, 60(1):121--154.

van der Klaauw, B. and Wang, L. (2011). Child mortality in rural India Journal of Population Economics, 24(2):601--628.

Leuven, E., Oosterbeek, H. and van der Klaauw, B. (2010). The effect of financial rewards on students' achievement: evidence from a randomized experiment Journal of the European Economic Association, 8(6):1243--1265.

van der Klaauw, B. and van Vuuren, A.P. (2010). Job search and academic achievement European Economic Review, 54(2):294--316.

Lindeboom, M., Llena Nozal, A. and van der Klaauw, B. (2009). Parental education and child health: evidence from a schooling reform Journal of Health Economics, 28:109--131.

van der Klaauw, B. and Frijters, P. (2006). Job search with nonparticipation Economic Journal, 116:45--83.

van der Klaauw, B. and van den Berg, G.J. (2006). Counseling and monitoring of unemployed workers: Theory and evidence from a controlled social experiment International Economic Review, 47:895--936.

van den Berg, G.J., van der Klaauw, B. and van Ours, J.C. (2004). Punitive sanctions and the transition rate from welfare to work Journal of Labor Economics, 22:211--241.

van der Klaauw, B. and Koning, R. (2003). Testing the normality assumption in the sample selection model with an application to travel demand Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 21:31--42.

van der Klaauw, B. and van Ours, J.C. (2003). From welfare to work: does the neighborhood matter? Journal of Public Economics, 87:957--985.

van der Klaauw, B. and van den Berg, G.J. (2001). Combining Micro and Macro Unemployment Duration Data Journal of Econometrics, 102(2):271--309.