prof. dr. R.J.A. (Ruud) MuffelsFull Professor
TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Labour market dynamics, subjective well-being, employment careers, inequality, income and poverty dynamics, comparative Welfare State analysis, Flexicurity, social security, social policy, ageing and pensions, health care, panel methodology
- labour and health
- labour economics
- labour issues
- labour market
- labour market issues
- labour market policy
- labour market segmentation
- mobility of labour
- older workers
- social capital
- social exclusion
- social inequality
- social sciences
- social security
- social stratification
- welfare states
- working hours
Most recent publications
Most recent publications
Direct and indirect funding
NWO: Labour and job mobility according to retrospective life-course and prospective panel designs: a substantive and methodological comparison in five countries (PhD) (with R. Luijkx)
2007/2008: European Foundation Dublin: Flexibility and security over the lifecourse.
2007/2008: European Commission: Diversification of Employment and Working Time in Europe and Japan.
Flexicurity (contact: Wilthagen-UvT, NETSPAR (contact: Kapteyn-Bovenberg-UvT), WBS (contact: Colin Crouch: Warwick University), University of Essex (EPAG consortium; Richard Berthoud, Stephen Jenkins: University of Essex), DIW-Berlin (research professor, contact: Gert Wagner, Joachim Frick), WZB (contact: Gunther Schmid), Melbourne University (contact: Bruce Headey, Mark Wooden), ANU Canberra (contact: Bob Goodin), Goteborg University (contact: Per Madsen)
Board of GUSTO (7th FWP EU; Coordinated by Warwick Business School)
Board of European Panel Analysis Group (EPAG, University of Essex)
Transitional Labour Markets Network (TLMNet; Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin)
Board of TRANSWELL ? Transitions in Welfare and Employment Regimes
European Panel Users Network (EPUNET, University of Essex)
German Socio-Economic Panel Users Group (DIW, Berlin)
Membership of many International Academic associations
Journals: Work, Employment and Society (board since 2008)
Advisory Board Journal of Applied Social Science Studies (Schmoller?s Jahrbuch)
Recurrent reviewer of:
NWO project and programme proposals
Book proposals (e.g. Edward Elgar)
Consultant Household Panel Group (HILDA) University of Melbourne
Research Professor Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW)
Consultant European Commission 19990-
Consultant EUROSTAT 1994-2003
Member Visitation Committee Belgium (Social and European Social Security Law Leuven)
Member German Evaluation Board (IAB-Research Institute)
Gelissen, J. (2001) Worlds of Welfare, Worlds of Consent? Public Opinion on the Welfare State, (with W. Arts).
Fouarge, D. (2002), Minimum Protection, Subsidiarity and its Application in European Social Policy (with J. Berghman).
Schils, T. (2005), The Dynamics of the Labor market Behavior of Senior Workers, A Comparative Study.Vandecasteele, L. (2007), Dynamic Inequalities. The Impact of Stratification Determinants for Poverty and Income Dynamics in European Welfare Regimes (defended at 10 September 2007).
Pavlopoulos, D. (2007) Wage Mobility, Income Inequality and the Life Course. Modelling the effects of life events on wage mobility and income inequality based on international panel-data, Tilburg University (With Vermunt); (defended at 12 September 2007).
Dekker, R. (2007), Flexible labor, institutions and economic mobility (defended at 30 November 2007).
Manzoni, A. (2010), NWO: Labour and job mobility according to retrospective life-course and prospective panel designs: a substantive and methodological comparison in five countries
De Louw, Sylvie (2013-2016), Social integration of welfare recipients: the impact of capabilities and the effects of public interventions.
Peijen, R (2014-2016), Employment Pools and Labour Market Chances: Evaluation of a Field Experiment
Education, Work and Life Chances
Labour Market, Income and Dynamics
R.J.A. (Ruud) Muffels teaches the following subjects:
- Labor Market Institutions and Employment Dynamics(630830)More information
- Master's Thesis Sociology(400991)More information
- Labour Law in Social Economic context(680075)More information
- Labour Market Institutions and Dynamics(680079)More information
(2006-2014): Member of the Supervisory Council of S&L Zorg in Roosendaal/Bergen op Zoom (Innovation and Science; chairman audit committe; member quality of care committee)