University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and IZA, Germany
IZA World of Labor role
Emeritus Professor of Economics, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Education, wages, migration
Positions/functions as a policy advisor
Member Council of Economic Advisors, advising Dutch Parliament, 2006–2007
Professor of Economics, University of Amsterdam
PhD Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 1981
"Mincer earnings functions for the Netherlands 1962–2012." De Economist 164:3 (2016): 235–253 (with S. Gerritsen).
"Entrepreneurship and financial incentives of return, risk, and skew." Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice 40:2 (2016): 249–268 (with P. Berkhout and M. van Praag).
"Why do we ignore the risk in schooling decisions?" De Economist 163:2 (2015): 125–153 (with L. Diaz-Serrano).
"Ethnic heterogeneity at neighbourhood level in the Netherlands." In: Nijkamp, P., J. Poot, and J. Bakens (eds). The Economics of Cultural Diversity. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015; pp. 214–232 (with A. Zorlu).
"Starting wages respond to employer's risk." Scottish Journal of Political Economy 61:3 (2014): 229–260 (with P. Berkhout and H. van Ophem).
The labor market in the Netherlands, 2001–2016
Overall, employment and wages were accompanied by a rise in part-time work and a decline in job securityJoop HartogWiemer Salverda, January 2018The Netherlands is an example of a highly institutionalized labor market that places considerable attention on equity concerns. The government and social partners (unions and industry associations) seek to adjust labor market arrangements to meet the challenges of increased international competition, stronger claims on labor market positions by women, and the growing population share of immigrants and their children. The most notable developments since 2001 are the significant rise in part-time and flexible work arrangements as well as rising inequalities.MoreLess