Bas ter Weel

University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research

General director

Roetersstraat 29

Amsterdam, 1018 WB

Netherlands

Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

Research Fellow

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

28

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Scholarly Papers (28)

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Citation 183

The Economics and Psychology of Personality Traits

IZA Working Paper No. 3333
Number of pages: 166 Posted: 23 May 2008
Maastricht University - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Psychology, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
Downloads 542 (96,029)
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personality traits, lifecycle effects

The Economics and Psychology of Personality Traits

NBER Working Paper No. w13810
Number of pages: 165 Posted: 15 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2022
Maastricht University - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Psychology, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
Downloads 303 (187,130)
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The Importance of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation for Measuring IQ

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7182
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Feb 2013
Lex Borghans, Huub Meijers and Bas ter Weel
Maastricht University - Department of Economics, Maastricht University School of Business and Economics and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
Downloads 337 (168,274)
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incentives, cognitive test scores

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Manager to Go? Performance Dips Reconsidered with Evidence from Dutch Football

European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 148, No. 2, pp. 233-246, July 2003
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Apr 2004
Allard Bruinshoofd and Bas ter Weel
Maastricht University - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
Downloads 301 (189,714)
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Replacement, Ashenfelter's dip, Evaluation, Difference-in-differences

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Cities, Tasks and Skills

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8053
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Mar 2014
Suzanne Kok and Bas ter Weel
University of Groningen and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
Downloads 265 (216,101)
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occupations, tasks, cities, employment

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Does Manager Turnover Improve Firm Performance? New Evidence Using Information from Dutch Soccer, 1986-2004

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2483
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Jan 2007
Bas ter Weel
University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
Downloads 259 (221,041)

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management turnover, firm performance

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The Effect of Family Disruption on Children's Personality Development: Evidence from British Longitudinal Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8712
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Dec 2014
Tyas Prevoo and Bas ter Weel
Maastricht University and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
Downloads 224 (254,559)
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family disruption, personality development

Fostering and Measuring Skills: Improving Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills to Promote Lifetime Success

NBER Working Paper No. w20749
Number of pages: 124 Posted: 15 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2022
University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Leiden University Department of Economics, University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research and Maastricht University - Department of Economics
Downloads 113 (453,644)
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Fostering and Measuring Skills: Improving Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills to Promote Lifetime Success

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8696
Number of pages: 125 Posted: 30 Dec 2014
University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Leiden University Department of Economics, University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research and Maastricht University - Department of Economics
Downloads 110 (463,081)
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non-cognitive skills, human development, interventions

People People: Social Capital and the Labor-Market Outcomes of Underrepresented Groups

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 21 Feb 2005
Lex Borghans, Bas ter Weel and Bruce A. Weinberg
Maastricht University - Department of Economics, University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research and Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics
Downloads 164 (336,853)
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interpersonal interactions, wage level and structure, economics of minorities and races and gender, social capital

People People: Social Capital and the Labor-Market Outcomes of Underrepresented Groups

NBER Working Paper No. w11985
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2022
Lex Borghans, Bas ter Weel and Bruce A. Weinberg
Maastricht University - Department of Economics, University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research and Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics
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Social Capital, Innovation and Growth: Evidence from Europe

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3341
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Semih Akcomak and Bas ter Weel
TEKPOL-METU and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
Downloads 196 (287,883)
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social capital, innovation, economic growth, European Union

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The Role of Noncognitive Skills in Explaining Cognitive Test Scores

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2429
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Nov 2006
Lex Borghans, Huub Meijers and Bas ter Weel
Maastricht University - Department of Economics, Maastricht University School of Business and Economics and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
Downloads 154 (355,334)
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cognitive test scores, noncognitive skills

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Are Computer Skills the New Basic Skills? The Returns to Computer, Writing and Math Skills in Britain

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Apr 2003
Lex Borghans and Bas ter Weel
Maastricht University - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
Downloads 149 (364,847)
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Wage Differentials by Skill, Computer Use and Skill

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Measuring and Interpreting Trends in the Division of Labour in the Netherlands

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5666
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 09 May 2011
Semih Akcomak, Lex Borghans and Bas ter Weel
TEKPOL-METU, Maastricht University - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
Downloads 136 (392,265)

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division of labour, tasks, technological change, the Netherlands

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Interpersonal Styles and Labor Market Outcomes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2466
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Dec 2006
Lex Borghans, Bas ter Weel and Bruce A. Weinberg
Maastricht University - Department of Economics, University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research and Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics
Downloads 78 (582,074)

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interpersonal interactions, wage level and structure, assignment

Interpersonal Styles and Labor Market Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w12846
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2022
Lex Borghans, Bas ter Weel and Bruce A. Weinberg
Maastricht University - Department of Economics, University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research and Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics
Downloads 57 (690,374)
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The Division of Labour, Worker Organisation, and Technological Change

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1709
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Aug 2005
Lex Borghans and Bas ter Weel
Maastricht University - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
Downloads 130 (406,400)
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division of labour, wage level and structure, technological change, computerisation of the labour market

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The Impact of Social Capital on Crime: Evidence from the Netherlands

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3603
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 11 Aug 2008
Semih Akcomak and Bas ter Weel
TEKPOL-METU and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
Downloads 119 (434,394)
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social capital, crime, the Netherlands

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The Diffusion of Computers and the Distribution of Wages

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Apr 2004
Lex Borghans and Bas ter Weel
Maastricht University - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
Downloads 114 (448,437)
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wage level and structure, diffusion of computer

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Is There a Link between Economic Outcomes and Genetic Evolution? Cross-Country Evidence from the Major Histocompatibility Complex

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1838
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 29 Nov 2005
José A.M. Borghans, Lex Borghans and Bas ter Weel
Utrecht University - Center for Translational Immunology, Maastricht University - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
Downloads 106 (472,917)

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genetic evolution, human cooperation, economic outcomes

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Do We Need Computer Skills to Use a Computer? Evidence from Britain

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Feb 2003
Lex Borghans and Bas ter Weel
Maastricht University - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
Downloads 102 (485,962)

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Wage Inequality, Wage Level and Structure, Computerization

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Understanding the Technology of Computer Technology Diffusion: Explaining Computer Adoption Patterns and Implications for the Wage Structure

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3792
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Lex Borghans and Bas ter Weel
Maastricht University - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
Downloads 82 (558,095)

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wage level of structure, computer technology, technology diffusion

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What Happens When Agent T Gets a Computer? The Labor Market Impact of Cost Efficient Computer Adoption

IZA Discussion Paper No. 792
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 Jul 2003 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2023
Lex Borghans and Bas ter Weel
Maastricht University - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
Downloads 71 (605,720)
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wage differentials by skill, computer use and skill

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Sorting Around the Discontinuity Threshold: The Case of a Neighbourhood Investment Programme

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9838
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Apr 2016
CPB Netherlands Bureau of Economic Policy Analysis, University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
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regression discontinuity designs, government decision-making processes, neighbourhood investment programmes

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The Importance of Early Conscientiousness for Socio-Economic Outcomes: Evidence from the British Cohort Study

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7537
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Aug 2013
Tyas Prevoo and Bas ter Weel
Maastricht University and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
Downloads 57 (676,989)
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conscientiousness, personality traits, socio-economic outcomes, preferences

Ethnic Employment Gaps of Graduates in the Netherlands

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13750
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Oct 2020
Paul Bisschop, Bas ter Weel and Jelle Zwetsloot
University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research, University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
Downloads 36 (839,213)

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employment, labour-market entry, ethnic minorities

Ethnic Employment Gaps of Graduates in the Netherlands

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2020-068/V
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Nov 2020
Paul Bisschop, Bas ter Weel and Jelle Zwetsloot
University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research, University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
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Employment, labour-market entry, ethnic minorities

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Does the Teacher Beat the Test? The Additional Value of Teacher Assessment in Predicting Student Ability

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8768
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Jan 2015
Eva Feron, Trudie Schils and Bas ter Weel
Maastricht University, Maastricht University, Dept Economics and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
Downloads 44 (758,022)
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test scores, teacher assessment, school careers

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Why Did the Netherlands Develop so Early? The Legacy of the Brethren of the Common Life

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7167
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 02 Feb 2013
Semih Akcomak, H. Dinand Webbink and Bas ter Weel
TEKPOL-METU, University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
Downloads 43 (765,067)
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economic development, literacy, religion, societal change

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Labour-Market Outcomes of Older Workers in the Netherlands: Measuring Job Prospects Using the Occupational Age Structure

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7252
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Mar 2013
Nicole Bosch and Bas ter Weel
CPB Netherlands Bureau of Economic Policy Analysis and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
Downloads 30 (866,561)

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occupational mobility, employment, older workers

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The Short-Term Effect of the COVID-19 Crisis on Employment Probabilities of Labour-Market Entrants in the Netherlands

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2022-030/V
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Apr 2022
Henri Bussink, Tobias Vervliet and Bas ter Weel
University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research, De Nederlandsche Bank and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
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COVID-19 crisis, employment, young workers

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People Skills and the Labor-Market Outcomes of Underrepresented Groups

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 67, No. 2, 2014
Posted: 17 Apr 2014
Lex Borghans, Bas ter Weel and Bruce A. Weinberg
Maastricht University - Department of Economics, University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research and Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics

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interpersonal interactions, wage level and structure, economics, race, ethnicity, gender