dr. A.S. (Adam) Booij

  • Faculty of Economics and Business
    Section Microeconomics
  • Visiting address
    REC E
    Roetersstraat 11  Room number: E6.24
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  15867
    1001 NJ  Amsterdam
  • A.S.Booij@uva.nl
    T: 0205255024
    T: 0205254252

Research interests

Labor economics, economics of education.

Office hours

By appointment

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Curriculum Vitae

  • Applied Econometrics (graduate)
  • Applied Financial Econometrics (graduate)
  • Economics (undergrad, tutorials)
  • Research Project (undergrad)


  • Booij, A. S., Leuven, E., & Oosterbeek, H. (2017). Ability Peer Effects in University: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment. The Review of Economic Studies, 84(2), 547-578. DOI: 10.1093/restud/rdw045  [details] 



  • Booij, A. S., van Praag, B. M. S., & van de Kuilen, G. (2010). A parametric analysis of prospect theory’s functionals for the general population. Theory and Decision, 68(1-2), 115-148. DOI: 10.1007/s11238-009-9144-4  [details] 


  • Booij, A. S., & van Praag, B. M. S. (2009). A simultaneous approach to the estimation of risk aversion and the subjective time discount rate. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 70(1-2), 374-388. DOI: 10.1016/j.jebo.2009.01.005  [details] 
  • Booij, A. S., & van de Kuilen, G. (2009). A parameter-free analysis of the utility of money for the general population under prospect theory. Journal of Economic Psychology, 30(4), 651-666. DOI: 10.1016/j.joep.2009.05.004  [details] 


  • Haan, F. H. G. (2018). In pursuit of excellence: Four (natural) experiments in the economics of education [details] 


  • Ebens, M., van Elk, R., Webbink, D., & Booij, A. (2012). The effect of the supplementary grant on parental contribution: an empirical analysis for the Netherlands. (CPB Discussion paper; No. 187). Den Haag: CPB. [details] 


  • Booij, A., Leuven, E., & Oosterbeek, H. (2008). The role of information in the take-up of student loans. (Tinbergen Institute discussion papers; No. 2008-039/3). onbekend: Tinbergen Instituut. [details] 


  • Booij, A. S., & van de Kuilen, G. (2006). A Parameter-Free Analysis of the Utility of Money for the General Population under Prospect Theory. Amsterdam: Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde.


  • van Praag, B. M. S., & Booij, A. S. (2003). Risk Aversion and the Subjective Time Discount Rate: A Joint Approach. (Discussion Paper 03; No. 018/3). Tinbergen Institute.
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