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Arthur van Soest is professor of econometrics at Tilburg University since 1995. He also works for Netspar, coordinating their empirical micro research on financial well-being of the elderly, labour market issues of older workers, and pension savings and communication. Arthur has a PhD in econometrics from Tilburg in 1990, with studies on labor supply, minimum wages, and consumer demand. From 2003 until 2007, he had a (part-time) job at the RAND corporation in California, Arthur’s recent research focus on applied econometric studies on labour supply, time use, and retirement. economics of ageing, health, and well-being, risk attitudes and household savings and portfolio choices. He has published in many major journals in economics and statistics. He teaches several courses on introductory and advanced econometrics at the bachelor and master’s and research master’s level. He is editor in chief of Labour Economics, editor of Empirical Economics, and  coeditor of De Economist .

Expertise

economics of aging, applied micro-econometrics, empirical economics, labor economics

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Recent publications

  1. Labour market trajectories of the Self-employed in the Netherlands

    Beusch, E., & van Soest, A. (2020). Labour market trajectories of the Self-employed in the Netherlands. De Economist, 168, 109-146.
  2. Understanding joint retirement

    Michaud, P. C., van Soest, A., & Bissonnette, L. (2020). Understanding joint retirement. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 173, 386-401.
  3. The effect of training on workers' perceived job match quality

    Zhang, Y., Salm, M., & van Soest, A. (2020). The effect of training on workers' perceived job match quality. Empirical Economics: A quarterly journal of the Institute for Advanced Studies.
  4. The predictive power of subjective probabilities - Probabilistic and …

    de Bresser, J., & van Soest, A. (2019). The predictive power of subjective probabilities: Probabilistic and deterministic polling in the Dutch 2017 election. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, 182(2), 443-466.
  5. Household preferences for socially responsible investments

    Rossi, M., Sansone, D., van Soest, A., & Torricelli, C. (2019). Household preferences for socially responsible investments. Journal of Banking & Finance, 105, 107-120.

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