Stijn Baert

Ghent University

Postdoctoral researcher

University of Antwerp

Guestprofessor

Prinsstraat 13

Antwerp, Antwerp 2000

Belgium

http://https://www.uantwerpen.be/nl/personeel/stijn-baert/

Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)

Research Associate

Place Montesquieu, 3

Louvain-la-Neuve, 1348

Belgium

http://https://www.uclouvain.be/en-309318.html

Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

Research Fellow

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

http://www.iza.org/en/webcontent/personnel/photos/index_html?key=6832

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1.

Mister Sandman, Bring Me Good Marks! On the Relationship between Sleep Quality and Academic Achievement

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8232
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Jun 2014
Ghent University, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent, Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel (HUBrussel) and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent
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economics of education, economics of health, economics of sleep, academic achievement, sleep quality

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Smartphone Use and Academic Performance: Correlation or Causal Relationship?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11455
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 May 2018
Ghent University, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent, University of Antwerp, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent
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smartphone use, academic performance, causality

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Do They Find You on Facebook? Facebook Profile Picture and Hiring Chances

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9584
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Dec 2015
Stijn Baert
Ghent University
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hiring, screening, Facebook, Internet, personality, attractiveness

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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Unemployment or Overeducation: Which is a Worse Signal to Employers?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8312
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Jul 2014
Stijn Baert and Dieter Verhaest
Ghent University and Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel (HUBrussel)
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unemployment signalling, overeducation signalling, transitions in youth

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Does Student Work Really Affect Educational Outcomes? A Review of the Literature

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11023
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Ghent University-Universiteit Gent, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent, Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel (HUBrussel) and Ghent University
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student employment, education, self-selection, review

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Hiring Discrimination: An Overview of (Almost) All Correspondence Experiments Since 2005

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10738
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 May 2017
Stijn Baert
Ghent University
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discrimination, hiring, field experiments, correspondence experiments, correspondence tests

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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Why is Unemployment Duration a Sorting Criterion in Hiring?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10876
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Jul 2017
Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Department of Social Economics, KU Leuven, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), University of Oxford and Ghent University
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unemployment scarring, signalling theory, queuing theory, rational herding

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

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 Marche Polytechnic University
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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

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No Better Moment to Score a Goal than Just Before Half Time? A Soccer Myth Statistically Tested

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9980
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Jun 2016
Stijn Baert and Simon Amez
Ghent University and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent
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soccer, sports, goal scoring, fixed effects regression models

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Hiring a Homosexual, Taking a Risk? A Lab Experiment on Employment Discrimination and Risk Aversion

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9536
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Nov 2015
Stijn Baert
Ghent University
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hiring discrimination, statistical discrimination, sexual orientation, scenario experiment, risk aversion

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Getting Grey Hairs in the Labour Market: An Alternative Experiment on Age Discrimination

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9289
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Ghent University, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent
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age discrimination, design of experiments, field experiments, difference in post-educational years problem, ageing, hiring discrimination

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Is Ethnic Discrimination Due to Distaste or Statistics?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8319
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Jul 2014
Stijn Baert and Ann-Sophie De Pauw
Ghent University and Vlerick Business School
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taste discrimination, statistical discrimination, hiring discrimination, economics of ethnic minorities

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Does it Pay to Care? Prosocial Engagement and Employment Opportunities

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9649
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Jan 2016
Stijn Baert and Suncica Vujic
Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
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prosocial behaviour, volunteering, labour market, gender gaps, statistical discrimination, sorting, experiments

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Education Level and Mating Success: Undercover on Tinder

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11933
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Dec 2018
Brecht Neyt, Sarah Vandenbulcke and Stijn Baert
Ghent University-Universiteit Gent, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent and Ghent University
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returns to education, mating success, assortative mating, dating apps, Tinder

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Native-Immigrant Gaps in Educational and School-to-Work Transitions in the Second Generation: The Role of Gender and Ethnicity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8752
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Jan 2015
Stijn Baert, Frank Heiland and Sanders Korenman
Ghent University, Baruch College, CUNY Graduate Center, CUNY Institute for Demography and City University of New York - School of Public Affairs
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educational attainment, school-to-work transitions, dynamic selection bias, ethnic minorities, gender differentials, economic sociology

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

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Labour Market Discrimination Against Former Juvenile Delinquents: Evidence from a Field Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7845
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Jan 2014
Stijn Baert and Elsy Verhofstadt
Ghent University and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent
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hiring discrimination, field experiments, juvenile delinquency, transitions in youth

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The Early Labour Market Effects of Generally and Vocationally Oriented Higher Education: Is There a Trade-Off?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9137
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Dieter Verhaest and Stijn Baert
Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel (HUBrussel) and Ghent University
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vocational education, academisation, work placement, mismatch, underemployment, overeducation

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Better Sexy than Flexy? A Lab Experiment Assessing the Impact of Perceived Attractiveness and Personality Traits on Hiring Decisions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7847
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Jan 2014
Stijn Baert and Lynn Decuypere
Ghent University and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent
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lab experiments, hiring discrimination, economics of beauty, economics of personality

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A Signal of Diligence? Student Work Experience and Later Employment Chances

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9170
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Ghent University, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent, KU Leuven and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent
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student employment, transitions in youth, human capital, signaling, randomised field experiments

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Wage Subsidies and Hiring Chances for the Disabled: Some Causal Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8318
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Jul 2014
Stijn Baert
Ghent University
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labour market policy evaluation, wage subsidies, disability, discrimination

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Do Employer Preferences Contribute to Sticky Floors?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8447
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Sep 2014
Ghent University, Vlerick Business School and KU Leuven
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sticky floors, gender discrimination, hiring discrimination, labour market transitions, European labour markets

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Crowding Out in the Labour Market: Do Employers Lend a Hand?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9654
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Jan 2016
Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel (HUBrussel), Ghent University-Universiteit Gent, KU Leuven, KU Leuven and Ghent University
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job competition, recruitment, hiring, youth labour market, mismatch, underemployment, overqualification, field experiments

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The Effectiveness of Medical and Vocational Interventions for Reducing Sick Leave of Self-Employed Workers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9692
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Feb 2016
Ghent University, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Center Applied Research, Tilburg University
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sickness absenteeism, self-employment, medical interventions, dynamic treatment effects

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Career Lesbians: Getting Hired for Not Having Kids?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7767
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Dec 2013
Stijn Baert
Ghent University
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labour market discrimination, sexual orientation, motherhood

Career Lesbians. Getting Hired for Not Having Kids?

Industrial Relations Journal, Vol. 45, Issue 6, pp. 543-561, 2014
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Nov 2014
Stijn Baert
Ghent University
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Immigrant Volunteering: A Way Out of Labour Market Discrimination?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9763
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Stijn Baert and Suncica Vujic
Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
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immigrants, volunteering, discrimination, hiring, integration

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Hiring Discrimination Against Pro-Union Applicants: The Role of Union Density and Firm Size

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8516
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Oct 2014
Stijn Baert and Eddy Omey
Ghent University and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent
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hiring discrimination, union density, trade unions, randomised field experiments

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Does Homeownership Lead to Longer Unemployment Spells? The Role of Mortgage Payments

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7774
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Dec 2013
Stijn Baert, Freddy Heylen and Daan Isebaert
Ghent University, Sherppa - Ghent University and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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unemployment, housing tenure, duration analysis

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Work Hard or Play Hard? Degree Class, Student Leadership and Employment Opportunities

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11971
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Dec 2018
Stijn Baert and Dieter Verhaest
Ghent University and Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel (HUBrussel)
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degree class, extra-curricular activities, hiring, field experiment

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First Depressed, then Discriminated Against?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8320
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Jul 2014
Ghent University, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Centre for Russian International Socio-Political and Economic Studies (CERISE) and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent
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economics of health, depression, hiring discrimination, field experiments

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The Impact of Dual Apprenticeship Programs on Early Labour Market Outcomes: A Dynamic Approach

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12011
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Jan 2019
Brecht Neyt, Dieter Verhaest and Stijn Baert
Ghent University-Universiteit Gent, Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel (HUBrussel) and Ghent University
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vocational education, transitions in youth, dynamic selection, education, labour

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Younger and Dissatisfied? Relative Age and Life-Satisfaction in Adolescence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11990
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Dec 2018
Luca Fumarco and Stijn Baert
STATEC and Ghent University
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relative age, adolescents, education, Europe, life-satisfaction

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Relative Age Effect on European Adolescents' Social Network

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11972
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 17 Dec 2018
Luca Fumarco and Stijn Baert
STATEC and Ghent University
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relative age, adolescents, education, Europe, social network

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Player Dismissal and Full Time Results in the UEFA Champions League and Europa League

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11722
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Arne De Meyere, Ward Vanruymbeke and Stijn Baert
Ghent University-Universiteit Gent, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent and Ghent University
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soccer, red card, player dismissal, performance, fixed effects regressions

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Twelve Eyes See More than Eight. Referee Bias and the Introduction of Additional Assistant Referees in Soccer

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12142
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 May 2019
Olivier Verstraeten and Stijn Baert
Ghent University-Universiteit Gent and Ghent University
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Soccer, referee bias, assistant referees, bivariate probit model, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League

The Signal of Applying for a Job Under a Vacancy Referral Scheme

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11577
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Jul 2018
Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Department of Social Economics, KU Leuven, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), University of Oxford and Ghent University
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signalling, activation policies, job referral, policy evaluation, unemployment

The Signal of Applying for a Job Under a Vacancy Referral Scheme

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 58, Issue 2, pp. 251-274, 2019
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Mar 2019
Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Department of Social Economics, KU Leuven, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), University of Oxford and Ghent University
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Student Internships and Employment Opportunities after Graduation: A Field Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12183
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 May 2019
Ghent University, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent, University of Hamburg - Faculty of Business, Economics, and Social Sciences, KU Leuven and Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel (HUBrussel)
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internship, hiring, human capital, signalling, field experiment

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Home Advantage in European International Soccer: Which Dimension of Distance Matters?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12143
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 May 2019
Nils van Damme and Stijn Baert
Ghent University-Universiteit Gent and Ghent University
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soccer, home advantage, cultural distance, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League

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What Do Student Jobs on Graduate Cvs Signal to Employers?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12431
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Jul 2019
Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Department of Social Economics, KU Leuven, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Ghent University-Universiteit Gent, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent and Ghent University
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student employment, signalling, hiring chances, vignette study

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Do Employers Prefer Overqualified Graduates? A Field Experiment

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 57, Issue 3, pp. 361-388, 2018
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Jun 2018
KU Leuven, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent, KU Leuven, KU Leuven and Ghent University
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Student Employment and Later Labour Market Success: No Evidence for Higher Employment Chances

Kyklos, Vol. 69, Issue 3, pp. 401-425, 2016
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Jul 2016
Ghent University, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent, KU Leuven and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent
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