Bart Cockx

Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

Ghent, B-9000

Belgium

IRES, Université Catholique de Louvain

Place Montesquieu, 3

Louvain-la-Neuve

Belgium

Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

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Do Employers Discriminate Less if Vacancies are Difficult to Fill? Evidence from a Field Experiment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4093
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Feb 2013
Ghent University, Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent
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hiring discrimination, ethnic discrimination, labour market tightness, field experiments

Do Employers Discriminate Less If Vacancies are Difficult to Fill? Evidence from a Field Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7145
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Jan 2013
Ghent University, Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent
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hiring discrimination, ethnic discrimination, labour market tightness, field experiments

Do Employers Discriminate Less If Vacancies are Difficult to Fill? Evidence from a Field Experiment

IZA DP No. 7145
Posted: 24 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2013
Ghent University, Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent

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hiring discrimination, ethnic discrimination, labour market tightness, field experiments

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Vocational Training of Unemployed Workers in Belgium

IZA Discussion Paper No. 682
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Feb 2003
Bart Cockx
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Vocational Training, Evaluation, Transition Models, Job-search

Are Short-Lived Jobs Stepping Stones to Long-Lasting Jobs?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2569
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
Bart Cockx and Matteo Picchio
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Marche Polytechnic University - Department of Economic and Social Science
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event history model, transition data, state dependence, short-lived jobs, stepping stone effect, long-lasting jobs

Are Short-Lived Jobs Stepping Stones to Long-Lasting Jobs?

Tilburg University REFLECT Research Paper No. 10/003
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Nov 2010
Matteo Picchio and Bart Cockx
Marche Polytechnic University - Department of Economic and Social Science and Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Event History Model, Transition Data, State Dependence, Short-Lived Jobs, Stepping Stone Effect, Long-Lasting Jobs

Are Short-Lived Jobs Stepping Stones to Long-Lasting Jobs?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4007
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Mar 2009
Bart Cockx and Matteo Picchio
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Marche Polytechnic University - Department of Economic and Social Science
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event history model, transition data, state dependence, short-lived jobs, stepping stone effect, long-lasting jobs

Are Short-Lived Jobs Stepping Stones to Long-Lasting Jobs?

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2010-95
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Sep 2010
Bart Cockx and Matteo Picchio
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Marche Polytechnic University - Department of Economic and Social Science
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event history model, transition data, state dependence, short-lived jobs, stepping stone effect, long-lasting jobs

Are Short‐Lived Jobs Stepping Stones to Long‐Lasting Jobs?

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 74, Issue 5, pp. 646-675, 2012
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Sep 2012
Bart Cockx and Matteo Picchio
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Marche Polytechnic University - Department of Economic and Social Science
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The Exhaustion of Unemployment Benefits in Belgium: Does it Enhance the Probability of Employment?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1226; IZA Discussion Paper No. 1177
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Jul 2004
Bart Cockx and Jean Ries
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Université Catholique de Louvain - School of Economic and Social Research
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unemployment insurance, programme evaluation, before-after estimator, nonparametric methods

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Do the Higher Educated Unemployed Crowd Out the Lower Educated Ones in a Competition for Jobs?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 541
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Aug 2002
Bart Cockx and Muriel Dejemeppe
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Catholic University of Louvain - School of Economic and Social Research
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Job Competition, Crowding Out, Overeducation, Matching Function, Duration Analysis

Scarring Effects of Remaining Unemployed for Long-Term Unemployed School-Leavers

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Nov 2011
Matteo Picchio and Bart Cockx
Marche Polytechnic University - Department of Economic and Social Science and Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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scarring effect of unemployment duration, employment quality, wage in multivariate duration model, selectivity

Scarring Effects of Remaining Unemployed for Long-Term Unemployed School-Leavers

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3565
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Sep 2011
Bart Cockx and Matteo Picchio
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Marche Polytechnic University - Department of Economic and Social Science
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scarring effect of unemployment duration, employment quality, wage in multivariate duration model, selectivity

Scarring Effects of Remaining Unemployed for Long-Term Unemployed School-Leavers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5937
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Sep 2011
Bart Cockx and Matteo Picchio
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Marche Polytechnic University - Department of Economic and Social Science
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scarring effect of unemployment duration, employment quality, wage in multivariate duration model, selectivity

Scarring Effects of Remaining Unemployed for Long-Term Unemployed School-Leavers

CentER Working Paper Series No. 2011-094
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Aug 2011
Bart Cockx and Matteo Picchio
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Marche Polytechnic University - Department of Economic and Social Science
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scarring effect of unemployment duration, employment quality, wage in multivariate duration model, selectivity

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Flexicurity in Belgium - A Proposal Based on Economic Principles

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2655
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 May 2009
Bart Cockx and Bruno Van der Linden
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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flexicurity, employment protection, unemployment insurance, active labour market policies, optimal design

Overeducation at the Start of the Career - Stepping Stone or Trap?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3825
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Jun 2012
Stijn Baert, Bart Cockx and Dieter Verhaest
Ghent University, Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel (HUBrussel)
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overqualification, underemployment, school-to-work transitions, duration analysis, dynamic treatment

Overeducation at the Start of the Career: Stepping Stone or Trap?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6562
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 May 2012
Stijn Baert, Bart Cockx and Dieter Verhaest
Ghent University, Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel (HUBrussel)
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dynamic treatment, duration analysis, school-to-work transitions, underemployment, overqualification

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Duration Dependence in the Exit Rate Out of Unemployment in Belgium: Is it True or Spurious?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 632
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Dec 2002
Bart Cockx and Muriel Dejemeppe
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Catholic University of Louvain - School of Economic and Social Research
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Unemployment Duration, Ranking, Heterogeneity, Business Cycle

Permanent Wage Cost Subsidies for Older Workers. An Effective Tool for Increasing Working Time and Postponing Early Retirement?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5301
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Apr 2015
Andrea Albanese and Bart Cockx
Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) and Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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wage cost subsidies, older workers, Weighted Difference-in-Differences, endogenous sampling

Permanent Wage Cost Subsidies for Older Workers: An Effective Tool for Increasing Working Time and Postponing Early Retirement?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8988
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Apr 2015
Andrea Albanese and Bart Cockx
Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) and Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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wage cost subsidies, older workers, weighted Difference-in-Differences, endogenous sampling

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Income Support Policies for Part-Time Workers: A Stepping-Stone to Regular Jobs? An Application to Young Long-Term Unemployed Women in Belgium

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2432, CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1863
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Nov 2006
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Recherche et Etudes Politiques Sociales, Santé, Habitat (CRESGE) and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
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active labour market policies, evaluation, mixed proportional hazard models

Monitoring, Sanctions and Front-Loading of Job Search in a Non-Stationary Model

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3660
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Dec 2011
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Catholic University of Louvain - School of Economic and Social Research, University of Wuerzburg and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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monitoring, sanctions, non-stationary job search, unemployment benefits, structural estimation

Monitoring, Sanctions and Front-Loading of Job Search in a Non-Stationary Model

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6181
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Dec 2011
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Catholic University of Louvain - School of Economic and Social Research, University of Wuerzburg and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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monitoring, sanctions, non-stationary job search, unemployment benefits, structural estimation

Working Time Reductions at the End of the Career. Do They Prolong the Time Spent in Employment?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5695
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Feb 2016
Andrea Albanese, Bart Cockx and Yannick Thuy
Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER), Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent
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part-time work, older workers, inverse probability weighting, dynamic selection into treatment, endogenous sampling

Working Time Reductions at the End of the Career: Do They Prolong the Time Spent in Employment?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9619
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Jan 2016
Andrea Albanese, Bart Cockx and Yannick Thuy
Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER), Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent
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part-time work, older workers, Inverse Probability Weighting, dynamic selection into treatment, endogenous sampling

Contracting Out Mandatory Counselling and Training for Long-Term Unemployed. Private For-Profit or Non-Profit, or Keep it Public?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5587
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Dec 2015
Bart Cockx and Stijn Baert
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Ghent University
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contracting out of employment services, non-profit versis profit, private provision of public services, timing-of-events, long-term unemployment

Contracting Out Mandatory Counselling and Training for Long-Term Unemployed: Private For-Profit or Non-Profit, or Keep it Public?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9459
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 02 Nov 2015
Bart Cockx and Stijn Baert
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Ghent University
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contracting out of employment services, non-profit versus profit, private provision of public services, timing-of-events, long-term unemployment

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Is the Notification of Monitoring a Threat to the Unemployed? A Regression Discontinuity Approach

CESifo Working Paper No. 2042, IZA Discussion Paper No. 2854
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Jul 2007
Bart Cockx and Muriel Dejemeppe
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Catholic University of Louvain - School of Economic and Social Research
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evaluation, monitoring job-search, threat effect, regression-discontinuity

Modeling the Effects of Grade Retention in High School

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5679
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Feb 2016
Stijn Baert, Bart Cockx and Matteo Picchio
Ghent University, Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Università Politecnica delle Marche
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education, grade retention, track mobility, dynamic discrete choice models, heterogeneous treatment effects

Modeling the Effects of Grade Retention in High School

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9556
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Dec 2015
Stijn Baert, Bart Cockx and Matteo Picchio
Ghent University, Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Marche Polytechnic University - Department of Economic and Social Science
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education, grade retention, track mobility, dynamic discrete choice models, heterogeneous treatment effects

The Threat of Monitoring Job Search: A Discontinuity Design

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3267
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Dec 2010
Bart Cockx and Muriel Dejemeppe
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Catholic University of Louvain - School of Economic and Social Research
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evaluation, monitoring, job-search, threat effect, regression-discontinuity, grouped data

The Threat of Monitoring Job Search: A Discontinuity Design

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5337
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Nov 2010
Bart Cockx and Muriel Dejemeppe
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Catholic University of Louvain - School of Economic and Social Research
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evaluation, monitoring job-search, threat effect, regression-discontinuity, grouped data

Imperfect Monitoring of Job Search: Structural Estimation and Policy Design

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10487
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Jan 2017
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Catholic University of Louvain - School of Economic and Social Research, University of Wuerzburg and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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unemployment benefits, non-stationary job search, sanctions, monitoring, structural estimation

Imperfect Monitoring of Job Search: Structural Estimation and Policy Design

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6323
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Feb 2017
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Catholic University of Louvain - School of Economic and Social Research, University of Wuerzburg and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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monitoring, sanctions, non-stationary job search, unemployment benefits, structural estimation

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Scars of Recessions in a Rigid Labor Market

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5240
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Mar 2015
Bart Cockx and Corinna Ghirelli
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Bank of Spain
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scars, graduating, labor market rigidity, recession, few clusters, cluster robust

Scars of Recessions in a Rigid Labor Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8889
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Mar 2015
Bart Cockx and Corinna Ghirelli
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Bank of Spain
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scars, graduating, labor market rigidity, recession, few clusters, cluster robust

Pure Ethnic Gaps in Educational Attainment and School to Work Transitions: When Do They Arise?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4162
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Apr 2013
Stijn Baert and Bart Cockx
Ghent University and Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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dynamic discrete choice, dynamic selection bias, educational attainment, school-to-work transitions, ethnic minorities, discrimination

Pure Ethnic Gaps in Educational Attainment and School to Work Transitions: When Do They Arise?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7262
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Mar 2013
Stijn Baert and Bart Cockx
Ghent University and Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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dynamic discrete choice, dynamic selection bias, educational attainment, school-to-work transitions, ethnic minorities, discrimination

Monitoring Job Search Effort with Hyperbolic Time Preferences and Non-Compliance: A Welfare Analysis

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4187
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Apr 2013
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Bank of Spain and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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job search model, job search monitoring, non-compliance, hyperbolic discounting, social efficiency

Monitoring Job Search Effort with Hyperbolic Time Preferences and Non-Compliance: A Welfare Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7266
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Mar 2013
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Bank of Spain and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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job search model, job search monitoring, non-compliance, hyperbolic discounting, social efficiency

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Wating Longer Before Claiming, and Activating Youth. No Point?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6104
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Nov 2016
Bart Cockx and Eva Van Belle
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Department of Social Economics
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youth unemployment, policy evaluation, regression discontinuity design, survival analysis, quality of employment

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Waiting Longer Before Claiming, and Activating Youth: No Point?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10221
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Oct 2016
Bart Cockx and Eva Van Belle
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Department of Social Economics
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youth unemployment, policy evaluation, regression discontinuity design, survival analysis, quality of employment

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Analysis of Transition Data by the Minimum-Chi-Square Method: An Application to Welfare Spells in Belgium

Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 79, No. 3, August 1997
Posted: 22 Mar 1998
Bart Cockx
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

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