Rob J. M. Alessie

University of Groningen

Professor of Micro-Econometrics

P.O. box 800

9700 AV Groningen

Netherlands

http://members.chello.nl/~r.j.m.alessie

Netspar

Professor

P.O. Box 90153

Tilburg, 5000 LE

Netherlands

http://www.netspar.nl

Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)

Extramural Fellow

P.O. Box 90153

Tilburg, 5000 LE

Netherlands

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

Pension Wealth and Household Saving in Europe: Evidence from SHARELIFE

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 10/2011-088
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Nov 2011
Rob J. M. Alessie, Viola Angelini and Peter van Santen
University of Groningen, University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business and Sveriges Riksbank
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Displacement effect, lifetime income, retrospective survey, measurement error

Financial Literacy, Retirement Planning, and Household Wealth

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 08/2011-072
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Maarten van Rooij, Annamaria Lusardi and Rob J. M. Alessie
De Nederlandsche Bank, George Washington University - Department of Accountancy and University of Groningen
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Financial education, savings and wealth accumulation, retirement preparation, knowledge of finance and economics, overconfidence, stock market participation

Financial Literacy, Retirement Planning, and Household Wealth

De Nederlandsche Bank Working Paper No. 313
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2011
Maarten van Rooij, Annamaria Lusardi and Rob J. M. Alessie
De Nederlandsche Bank, George Washington University - Department of Accountancy and University of Groningen
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Financial education, Savings and wealth accumulation, Retirement preparation, Knowledge of finance and economics, Overconfidence, Stock market participation

Financial Literacy, Retirement Planning, and Household Wealth

NBER Working Paper No. w17339
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Aug 2011
Maarten van Rooij, Annamaria Lusardi and Rob J. M. Alessie
De Nederlandsche Bank, George Washington University - Department of Accountancy and University of Groningen
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Financial Literacy, Retirement Planning and Household Wealth

The Economic Journal, Vol. 122, Issue 560, pp. 449-478, 2012
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Apr 2012
Maarten van Rooij, Annamaria Lusardi and Rob J. M. Alessie
De Nederlandsche Bank, George Washington University - Department of Accountancy and University of Groningen
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Macro and Micro Drivers of House Price Dynamics: An Application to Dutch Data

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Jun 2011
Gabriele Galati, Federica Teppa and Rob J. M. Alessie
De Nederlandsche Bank, De Nederlandsche Bank and University of Groningen
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Macro and Micro Drivers of House Price Dynamics: An Application to Dutch Data

De Nederlandsche Bank Working Paper No. 288
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Oct 2011
Gabriele Galati, Federica Teppa and Rob J. M. Alessie
De Nederlandsche Bank, De Nederlandsche Bank and University of Groningen
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House prices, survey data, panel analysis

Measurement Error in Education and Growth Regressions

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 112, Issue 3, pp. 618-639, September 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Aug 2010
Miguel Portela, Rob J. M. Alessie and Coen N. Teulings
University of Minho, University of Groningen and Tinbergen Institute
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How Financially Literate Are Women? An Overview and New Insights

Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center Working Paper No. 2014-5
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Mar 2015
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, George Washington University - Department of Accountancy, University of Groningen and De Nederlandsche Bank
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Financial decision making, gender differences, financial literacy, financial sophistication, retirement planning

How Financially Literate are Women? An Overview and New Insights

NBER Working Paper No. w20793
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2015
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, George Washington University - Department of Accountancy, University of Groningen and De Nederlandsche Bank
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The Precautionary Savings Motive and Household Savings

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 02/2012-009
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Apr 2012
Mauro Mastrogiacomo and Rob J. M. Alessie
De Nederlansdche Bank (DNB) and University of Groningen
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precautionary savings, income uncertainty

Is it True Love? Altruism Versus Exchange in Time and Money Transfers

University Ca' Foscari of Venice, Dept. of Economics Research Paper Series No. 27/WP/2011
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Jan 2012
Rob J. M. Alessie, Viola Angelini and Giacomo Pasini
University of Groningen, University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business and Ca' Foscari University of Venice
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Intergenerational transfers, altruism, exchange

Is it True Love? Altruism Versus Exchange in Time and Money Transfers

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 02/2011-012
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Apr 2011
Rob J. M. Alessie, Viola Angelini and Giacomo Pasini
University of Groningen, University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business and Ca' Foscari University of Venice
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Intergenerational transfers, altruism, exchange

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The Retirement-Savings Puzzle Revisited: The Role of Housing as a Bequeathable Asset

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 10/2015-082
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Mar 2016
Eduard Suari Andreu, Rob J. M. Alessie and Viola Angelini
University of Groningen, University of Groningen and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
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Savings, retirement, housing, bequest motive, altruistic bequests, strategic bequests, commitment

Financial Literacy, Retirement Preparation and Pension Expectations in the Netherlands

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 01/2011-021
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Apr 2011
Rob J. M. Alessie, Maarten van Rooij and Annamaria Lusardi
University of Groningen, De Nederlandsche Bank and George Washington University - Department of Accountancy
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financial sophistication, retirement planning, retirement expectations

Financial Literacy, Retirement Preparation and Pension Expectations in the Netherlands

De Nederlandsche Bank Working Paper No. 289
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Oct 2011
Rob J. M. Alessie, Maarten van Rooij and Annamaria Lusardi
University of Groningen, De Nederlandsche Bank and George Washington University - Department of Accountancy
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Financial Sophistication, Retirement Planning, Retirement Expectations

Financial Literacy, Retirement Preparation and Pension Expectations in the Netherlands

NBER Working Paper No. w17109
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Jun 2011
Rob J. M. Alessie, Maarten van Rooij and Annamaria Lusardi
University of Groningen, De Nederlandsche Bank and George Washington University - Department of Accountancy
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Life Satisfaction and Age: Dealing with Underidentification in Age - Period - Cohort Models

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 10/2010-059
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Nov 2010
Rob J. M. Alessie and Joppe de Ree
University of Groningen and World Bank
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aging, life satisfaction, well-being, happiness

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Simply a Matter of Luck & Looks? Predicting Elections When Both the World Economy and the Psychology of Faces Count

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4857
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Jul 2014
Harry Garretsen, Janka Stoker, Rob J. M. Alessie and Joris Lammers
Utrecht University - School of Economics, University of Groningen, University of Groningen and Tilburg University
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elections, economics, economic growth, psychology, faces, electoral systems

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The Association Between Individual Income and Remaining Life Expectancy at the Age of 65 in the Netherlands

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 09/2009-033
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2011
Adriaan Kalwij, Rob J. M. Alessie and Marike Knoef
Utrecht University, University of Groningen and Leiden University, Institute of Tax Law and Economics
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Panel Data, Mortality Risk, Income, Dynamic Selection

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Changes in the Income Distribution of the Dutch Elderly between 1989 and 2020: A Dynamic Microsimulation

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 09/2009-030
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2012
Marike Knoef, Rob J. M. Alessie and Adriaan Kalwij
Leiden University, Institute of Tax Law and Economics, University of Groningen and Utrecht University
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Income distribution, population aging, microsimulation

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Heterogeneity in House Price Dynamics

De Nederlandsche Bank Working Paper No. 371
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Feb 2013
Gabriele Galati, Federica Teppa and Rob J. M. Alessie
De Nederlandsche Bank, De Nederlandsche Bank and University of Groningen
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housing market dynamics, house prices, heterogeneity, survey data, panel analysis

Retirement Choices in Italy: What an Option Value Model Tells Us

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 10/2010-058
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Nov 2010
Rob J. M. Alessie and Michele Belloni
University of Groningen and University of Turin
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Retirement, Option Value Model, Dynamic Self-Selection, Unobserved Preference Heterogeneity

Retirement Choices in Italy: What an Option Value Model Tells Us

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 75, Issue 4, pp. 499-527, 2013
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Jul 2013
Michele Belloni and Rob J. M. Alessie
University of Turin and University of Groningen
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Health Status Over the Life Cycle

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 10/2015-062
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Mar 2016
Raun van Ooijen, Rob J. M. Alessie and Marike Knoef
University of Groningen, University of Groningen and Leiden University, Institute of Tax Law and Economics
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self-reported health, administrative data, health dynamics, health index, socio-economic status

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Where are the Retirement Savings of Self-Employed? An Analysis of ‘Unconventional’ Retirement Accounts

De Nederlandsche Bank Working Paper No. 454
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Jan 2015
Mauro Mastrogiacomo and Rob J. M. Alessie
De Nederlansdche Bank (DNB) and University of Groningen
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retirement savings, precautionary savings, factor analysis, saving goals

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Did You Really Save so Little for Your Retirement? An Analysis of Retirement Savings and Unconventional Retirement Accounts

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 12/2011-094
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Dec 2011
Mauro Mastrogiacomo and Rob J. M. Alessie
De Nederlansdche Bank (DNB) and University of Groningen
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retirement savings, precautionary savings, factor analysis

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Pension Wealth and Household Savings in Europe: Evidence from Sharelife

Riksbank Research Paper Series No. 96, Sveriges RiksbankWorking Paper Series No. 265
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Aug 2013
Rob J. M. Alessie, Viola Angelini and Peter van Santen
University of Groningen, University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business and Sveriges Riksbank
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Displacement effect, Lifetime income, Retrospective survey, Measurement error

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Probabilistic Survey Questions and Incorrect Answers: Retirement Income Replacement Rates

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 02/2011-011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Apr 2011
Peter van Santen, Rob J. M. Alessie and Adriaan Kalwij
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Groningen and Utrecht University
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probabilistic survey questions, retirement income replacement rate, uncertainty, sample selection bias

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Consumption Behavior, Annuity Income and Mortality Risk of the Elderly

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 12/2014-062
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Feb 2015
Vesile Kutlu-Koc, Rob J. M. Alessie and Adriaan Kalwij
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA), University of Groningen and Utrecht University
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Lifetime Income and Old Age Mortality Risk in Italy Over Two Decades

Ca' Foscari University of Venice Department of Economics Working Paper No. 29
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
University of Turin, University of Groningen, Utrecht University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Mortality, Lifetime income, Italy, Socioeconomic status, Health inequalities, Old age, Free knots spline

Lifetime Income and Old Age Mortality Risk in Italy over Two Decades

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 08/2012-026
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 31 Aug 2012
University of Turin, University of Groningen, Utrecht University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Mortality, lifetime income, Italy, socioeconomic status, health inequalities, old age, free knots spline

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Pathways to Retirement, Income, and Cause-Specific Mortality Risks in the Netherlands

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 08/2010-033
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Oct 2010
Adriaan Kalwij, Rob J. M. Alessie and Marike Knoef
Utrecht University, University of Groningen and Leiden University, Institute of Tax Law and Economics
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duration analysis, cause-specific mortality risk, labor market status

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Time Preferences and Career Investments

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 12/2014-077
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Mar 2015
Rob J. M. Alessie and Thomas van Huizen
University of Groningen and Independent
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When You Need It or When I Die? Timing of Monetary Transfers from Parents to Children

University Ca' Foscari of Venice, Dept. of Economics Research Paper Series No. 34/WP/2016
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 Nov 2016
Giacomo Pasini, Rob J. M. Alessie and Adriaan Kalwij
Ca' Foscari University of Venice, University of Groningen and Utrecht University
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intervivos transfers, credit constraints, overlapping generations

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Where are the Retirement Savings of Self-Employed? An Analysis of 'Unconventional' Retirement Accounts

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 12/2014-058
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Jan 2015
Mauro Mastrogiacomo and Rob J. M. Alessie
De Nederlansdche Bank (DNB) and University of Groningen
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Retirement savings, precautionary savings, factor analysis, saving goals

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Income and Wealth Over the Life Cycle Evidence from Panel Data

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 43, No. 1, pp. 1-32, 1997
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Mar 2011
Rob J. M. Alessie, Annamaria Lusardi and Trea Aldershof
University of Groningen, George Washington University - Department of Accountancy and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Changes in the Income Distribution of the Dutch Elderly between 1989 and 2020: A Dynamic Microsimulation

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 59, Issue 3, pp. 460-485, 2013
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Aug 2013
Marike Knoef, Rob J. M. Alessie and Adriaan Kalwij
Leiden University, Institute of Tax Law and Economics, University of Groningen and Utrecht University
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forecasting, income distribution, microsimulation, pensions, population aging