Olaf van Vliet

Leiden University - Leiden Law School

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Leiden, 2300 RA

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http://www.law.leiden.edu/organisation/taxlawandeconomics/economics/staff/vliet.html

Leiden University - Department of Economics

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1.

Unemployment Replacement Rates Dataset Among 34 Welfare States, 1971-2009: An Update, Extension and Modification of the Scruggs' Welfare State Entitlements Data Set

NEUJOBS Special Report No. 2
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 25 Jan 2012
Olaf van Vliet and Koen Caminada
Leiden University - Leiden Law School and Leiden Law School - Department of Economics
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Unemployment benefits, labour market, replacement rates, welfare state indicator, international comparisons

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Flexicurity in the European Union: Flexibility for Outsiders, Security for Insiders

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Mar 2012
Olaf van Vliet and Henk Nijboer
Leiden University - Leiden Law School and Leiden Law School - Department of Economics
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Flexicurity, insider-outsider theory, labour market policy, welfare state, political economy

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The Dutch Welfare State: Recent Reforms in Social Security and Labour Law

Diritto Pubblico Comparato Ed Europeo, no. 4, pp. 1371 – 1399
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Jul 2014
Anja Eleveld and Olaf van Vliet
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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social security law, welfare state, unemployment benefits, income inequality, labour market policy, pensions

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Pension Reform and Income Inequality Among the Elderly in 15 European Countries

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Aug 2011
Olaf van Vliet, Jim Been, Koen Caminada and Kees Goudswaard
Leiden University - Leiden Law School, Leiden University - Department of Economics, Leiden Law School - Department of Economics and Leiden Law School - Department of Economics
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income inequality, pension reform, public/private-mix, retirement, welfare state

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Social Assistance and Minimum Income Benefits: Benefit Levels, Replacement Rates and Policies Across 33 Countries, 1990-2009

J. Wang and O. van Vliet (2014), 'Social assistance and minimum income benefits: Benefit levels, replacement rates and policies across 33 countries, 1990 - 2009', Department of Economics Research Memorandum 2014.04. Leiden: Leiden University.
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Dec 2014
Jinxian Wang and Olaf van Vliet
Leiden University - Department of Tax Law and Economics and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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social assistance benefit replacement rates, welfare state reform, social inclusion, convergence, dependent variable problem

Early Retirement Across Europe. Does Non-Standard Employment Increase Participation of Older Workers?

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 10-2014-044
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Oct 2014
Jim Been and Olaf van Vliet
Leiden University - Department of Economics and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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early retirement, part-time employment, self-employment, social insurance programs, labor market institutions

Early Retirement Across Europe. Does Non‐Standard Employment Increase Participation of Older Workers?

Kyklos, Vol. 70, Issue 2, pp. 163-188, 2017
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Apr 2017
Jim Been and Olaf van Vliet
Leiden University - Department of Economics and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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Labour Market Institutions in Europe: Differences, Developments, Consequences and Reforms

F. Koster and O. van Vliet (2014), ‘Labour Market Institutions in Europe: Differences, Developments, Consequences and Reforms’, in: M. Beblavý, I. Maselli and M. Veselková (eds.), Let’s Get to Work! The Future of Labour in Europe. Vol. 1., Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels, pp. 185–206.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 Jul 2014
Ferry Koster and Olaf van Vliet
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Faculty of Social Sciences and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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Political economy; unemployment benefits; active labour market policy; employment protection legislation; innovation

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Globalisation, European Integration and Social Protection – Patterns of Change or Continuity?

Research Memorandum Department of Economics Leiden University 2007.06
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Jul 2009
Olaf van Vliet and Michael Kaeding
Leiden University - Leiden Law School and Leiden University
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social expenditures, convergence, Europeanisation, welfare state regimes, cluster analysis

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Labour Market Models in the EU

NEUJOBS Special Report No. 1
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Nov 2011
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Faculty of Social Sciences, Esri, Economic and Social Research Institute Dublin and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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employment relations, flexicurity, transitional labour market models, active labour market policy, employment protection legislation, innovation, new technologies

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Not Quite Crisp, Not Yet Fuzzy? Assessing the Potentials and Pitfalls of Multi-Value QCA

Field Methods, Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 265-289, COMPASSS Working Paper WP 2007-52
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2014
Maarten P. Vink and Olaf van Vliet
Maastricht University - Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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comparative methods, Boolean analysis, multi-value QCA, fuzzy-set methods

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Convergence and Europeanisation: The Political Economy of Social and Labour Market Policies

Van Vliet, O. (2011) Convergence and Europeanisation: The Political Economy of Social and Labour Market Policies. Leiden: Leiden University Press
Number of pages: 185 Posted: 10 Oct 2014
Olaf van Vliet
Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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Convergence, Social Expenditure, Unemployment benefits, Activation, Europeanization, European Employment Strategy, Lisbon Strategy, Open Method of Coordination

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Competing with the Dragon: Employment and Wage Effects of Chinese Trade Competition in 17 Sectors Across 18 OECD Countries

LIS Working Paper Series No. 623
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Nov 2014
Stefan Thewissen and Olaf van Vliet
Leiden University - Department of Economics, Students and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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globalisation, export competition, wage inequality, labour markets, sectors

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Sectoral Trends in Earnings Inequality and Employment: International Trade, Skill-Biased Technological Change, or Labour Market Institutions?

LIS Working Paper Series no. 595
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 23 Jul 2013
Stefan Thewissen, Chen Wang and Olaf van Vliet
Leiden University - Department of Economics, Students, Leiden University - Department of Economics and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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earnings inequality, sectoral approach, globalisation, skill-biased technological change, income inequality

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The Political Economy of Labour Market Policies in Western and Eastern European Countries

Neujobs Working Paper No. D6.3/August 2012
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Oct 2012
Olaf van Vliet, Koen Caminada and Kees Goudswaard
Leiden University - Leiden Law School, Leiden Law School - Department of Economics and Leiden Law School - Department of Economics
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unemployment benefits, partisan politics, political economy, labour market, welfare state reform

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Social Assistance and Minimum Income Benefits: Benefit Levels, Replacement Rates and Policies Across 26 OECD Countries, 1990-2009

Jinxian Wang and Olaf van Vliet (2016) Social assistance and minimum income benefits: Benefit levels, replacement rates and policies across 26 OECD countries, 1990-2009. European Journal of Social Security, Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 333-355.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Dec 2016
Jinxian Wang and Olaf van Vliet
Leiden University - Department of Tax Law and Economics and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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social assistance, comparative social policy, welfare state reform, benefit indicators, dependent variable problem

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Convergence Without Hard Criteria: Does EU Soft Law Affect Domestic Unemployment Protection Schemes?

University of Salzburg Working Paper No. 2012-09
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Nov 2012
Jörg Paetzold and Olaf van Vliet
University of Salzburg and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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Passive labour market policies, convergence, European Employment Strategy, Europeanization, Open Method of Coordination, welfare state

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Public/Private Pension Mix, Income Inequality, and Poverty Among the Elderly in Europe: An Empirical Analysis Using New and Revised OECD Data

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 08/2016-028
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Aug 2016
Jim Been, Koen Caminada, Kees Goudswaard and Olaf van Vliet
Leiden University - Department of Economics, Leiden Law School - Department of Economics, Leiden Law School - Department of Economics and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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income inequality, poverty, public/private-mix, elderly, welfare state, pensions

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Social Investment and Poverty Reduction: A Comparative Analysis Across Fifteen European Countries

Olaf van Vliet and Chen Wang (2015) Social Investment and Poverty Reduction: A Comparative Analysis across Fifteen European Countries, Journal of Social Policy, Vol. 44, No. 3, pp. 611-638.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Jul 2016
Olaf van Vliet and Chen Wang
Leiden University - Leiden Law School and Leiden University - Department of Economics
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social investment, poverty, income inequality, active labour market policy, welfare state

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Labour Relations and Modes of Employment

NEUJOBS Policy Brief D6.6
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 23 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2017
Leiden University - Leiden Law School, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), Leiden Law School - Department of Economics, University of Mannheim - Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES), University of Mannheim - Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES), Leiden Law School - Department of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Faculty of Social Sciences, Slovak Governance Institute, Esri, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland, University of the West of Scotland and Economic and Social Research Institute Dublin
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Labour market policy, innovation, employment protection legislation, labour relations, Central and Eastern European countries

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Leiden LIS Sectoral Income Inequality Dataset

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Jul 2013
Chen Wang, Stefan Thewissen and Olaf van Vliet
Leiden University - Department of Economics, Leiden University - Department of Economics, Students and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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Income inequality, earnings inequality, sectoral employment, income distribution

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Divergence within Convergence: Europeanization of Social and Labour Market Policies

Journal of European Integration, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 269-290, 2010
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 May 2010 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2015
Olaf van Vliet
Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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Welfare States, Convergence, Active Labour Market Policies, Europeanization, European Employment Strategy

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Social Assistance and Minimum Income Levels and Replacement Rates Dataset

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 09 Jan 2017
Jinxian Wang and Olaf van Vliet
Leiden University - Department of Tax Law and Economics and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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Social assistance; minimum income; labour market; replacement rates; welfare state indicator; international comparisons; poverty

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Social Assistance Benefits and European Coordination

Department of Economics Research Memorandum 2015.02, Leiden University.
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Aug 2015
Jinxian Wang, Olaf van Vliet and Kees Goudswaard
Leiden University - Department of Tax Law and Economics, Leiden University - Leiden Law School and Leiden Law School - Department of Economics
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social assistance benefit replacement rates, open method of coordination, Lisbon Strategy, Europeanization, welfare state reform

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Competing with the Dragon: Employment and Wage Effects of Chinese Trade Competition in 17 Sectors Across 18 OECD Countries

INET Oxford Working Paper no. 2015-08
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Feb 2016
Stefan Thewissen and Olaf van Vliet
Leiden University - Department of Economics, Students and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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globalisation, export competition, wage inequality, labour markets, sectors

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European Social Model: No Convergence from the East

Journal of European Integration, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 115-135, 2010
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2015
Juraj Draxler and Olaf van Vliet
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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Deepening and widening, EU integration, European Social Model, social policy, welfare regime, pensions

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Potentials and Pitfalls of Multi-Value QCA: Response to Thiem

Field Methods, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 208-213, 2013
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2015
Maarten P. Vink and Olaf van Vliet
Maastricht University - Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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Europeanization and the Political Economy of Active Labour Market Policies

European Union Politics, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 217-239
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2014
Olaf van Vliet and Ferry Koster
Leiden University - Leiden Law School and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Faculty of Social Sciences
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active labour market policies, European employment strategy, europeanization, open method of coordination, welfare state

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Competing with the Dragon: Employment Effects of Chinese Trade Competition in 17 Sectors Across 18 OECD Countries

Political Science Research and Methods (2017)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Nov 2017
Stefan Thewissen and Olaf van Vliet
Leiden University - Department of Economics, Students and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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globalisation, export competition, employment, labour markets, sectors

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Taking the Sector Seriously: Data, Developments and Drivers of Intrasectoral Earnings Inequality

Social Indicators Research, DOI 10.1007/s11205-017-1677-2
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Aug 2017
Stefan Thewissen, Olaf van Vliet and Chen Wang
Leiden University - Department of Economics, Students, Leiden University - Leiden Law School and Leiden University - Department of Economics
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Inequality; Wage bargaining; Globalisation; Technological change

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Minimum Income Protection and EU Coordination

European Journal of Social Security, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 253-271, 2018
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Nov 2018
Jinxian Wang, Olaf van Vliet and Kees Goudswaard
Leiden University - Department of Tax Law and Economics, Leiden University - Leiden Law School and Leiden Law School - Department of Economics
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comparative political economy, Europeanisation, welfare state reform, social assistance benefits

Patterns of Welfare State Indicators in the EU: Is There Convergence?

JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 48, Issue 3, pp. 529-556, June 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 May 2010
Koen Caminada, Kees Goudswaard and Olaf van Vliet
Leiden Law School - Department of Economics, Leiden Law School - Department of Economics and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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Patterns of Welfare State Indicators in the EU: Is There Convergence?

Journal of Common Market Studies, Forthcoming, Research Memorandum Department of Economics Leiden University No. 2008.05
Posted: 16 Jul 2009
Koen Caminada, Kees Goudswaard and Olaf van Vliet
Leiden Law School - Department of Economics, Leiden Law School - Department of Economics and Leiden University - Leiden Law School

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welfare states, convergence, Europeanization, social indicators

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EU Co‐Ordination and the Convergence of Domestic Unemployment Protection Schemes

JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 52, Issue 5, pp. 1070-1089, 2014
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Aug 2014
Jörg Paetzold and Olaf van Vliet
University of Salzburg and Leiden University - Leiden Law School
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Pension Reforms and the Political Economy of the Welfare State

Journal of European Integration, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 413-419
Posted: 25 Jul 2011
Olaf van Vliet
Leiden University - Leiden Law School

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pension reform, crisis, ageing