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

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Scholarly Papers (30)

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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
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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: 27 Sep 2010
Maastricht University - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Psychology, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
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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, University of Maastricht - Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
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incentives, cognitive test scores

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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
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management turnover, firm performance

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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
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occupations, tasks, cities, employment

Cities, Tasks, and Skills

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 54, Issue 5, pp. 856-892, 2014
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Nov 2014
Suzanne Kok and Bas ter Weel
University of Groningen and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
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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 187 (172,917)
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Replacement, Ashenfelter's dip, Evaluation, Difference-in-differences

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

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1494
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
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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
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 166 (191,902)
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social capital, innovation, economic growth, European Union

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

IZA Discussion Paper No. 751
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
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Wage Differentials by Skill, Computer Use and Skill

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, University of Maastricht - Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
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cognitive test scores, noncognitive skills

The Role of Noncognitive Skills in Explaining Cognitive Test Scores

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 2-12, January 2008
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Mar 2008
Lex Borghans, Huub Meijers and Bas ter Weel
Maastricht University - Department of Economics, University of Maastricht - Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
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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
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division of labour, wage level and structure, technological change, computerisation of the labour market

The Division of Labour, Worker Organisation, and Technological Change

Economic Journal, Vol. 116, No. 509, pp. F45-F72, February 2006
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Aug 2006
Lex Borghans and Bas ter Weel
Maastricht University - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
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Do We Need Computer Skills to Use a Computer? Evidence from Britain

IZA Discussion Paper No. 685
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
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Wage Inequality, Wage Level and Structure, Computerization

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

Labour, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 505-532, September 2006
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Sep 2006
Lex Borghans and Bas ter Weel
Maastricht University - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
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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
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social capital, crime, the Netherlands

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
University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Maastricht University, University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research and Maastricht University - Department of Economics
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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, Maastricht University, University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research and Maastricht University - Department of Economics
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non-cognitive skills, human development, interventions

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The Diffusion of Computers and the Distribution of Wages

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1107
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
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wage level and structure, diffusion of computer

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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
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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: 09 Aug 2010
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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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
University of Utrecht - Wilhelmina Children's Hospital, Maastricht University - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
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genetic evolution, human cooperation, economic outcomes

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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 72 (345,711)
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family disruption, personality development

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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
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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
Lex Borghans and Bas ter Weel
Maastricht University - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
Downloads 53 (403,219)
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Wage Differentials by Skill, Computer Use and Skill

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The Structure of Wages in the Netherlands, 1986-98

Labour, Vol. 17, pp. 361-382, September 2003
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Oct 2003
Bas ter Weel
University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
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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 Division of Labour, Worker Organisation, and Technological Change

The Economic Journal, Vol. 116, pp. F45-F72, February 2006
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 May 2006
Lex Borghans and Bas ter Weel
Maastricht University - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
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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 23 (537,367)
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conscientiousness, personality traits, socio-economic outcomes, preferences

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
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economic development, literacy, religion, societal change

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

The Economic Journal, Vol. 126, Issue 593, pp. 821-860, 2016
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Jun 2016
Semih Akcomak, Dinand Webbink and Bas ter Weel
TEKPOL-METU, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
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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
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division of labour, tasks, technological change, the Netherlands

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*Feature: It Diffusion and Industry and Labour-Market Dynamics

Economic Journal, Vol. 116, No. 509, pp. F1-F9, February 2006
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 Aug 2006
Bas ter Weel
University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
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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
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test scores, teacher assessment, school careers

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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
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occupational mobility, employment, older workers

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Feature: It Diffusion and Industry and Labour-Market Dynamics

Economic Journal, Vol. 116, No. 509, pp. F1-F9, February 2006
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Aug 2006
Bas ter Weel
University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
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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