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prof. dr. H. (Hessel) Oosterbeek


  • Faculty of Economics and Business
    Section Microeconomics
  • Visiting address
    REC E
    Roetersstraat 11  Amsterdam
    Room number: 6.25
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  15867
    1001 NJ  Amsterdam
  • H.Oosterbeek@uva.nl
    T: 0205254242
    T: 0205254432

Positions

Professor of Economics of Education

Research programme

Human Capital

Research interests

Economics of education, impact evaluation, experimental economics, development economics 

Dissertation title

Essays on human capital theory

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Teaching activities

Current year

Economics of Education
Labor Economics
Impact Evaluation for Development and Public Policy

PhD thesis supervision

Edwin Leuven (October 2001)
Jesse Levin (October 2002)
Ib Waterreus (September 2003)
Sandra Maximiano (February 2007) 
Reyn van Ewijk (October 2009) 
Thomas Buser (September 2012)
Jose Rosero (September 2012) 
Nienke Ruijs - in progress
Noemi Peter - in progress
Nadine Ketel - in progress

2017

  • 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 

2016

  • Fredriksson, P., Öckert, B., & Oosterbeek, H. (2016). Parental responses to public investments in children: Evidence from a maximum class size rule. Journal of Human Resources, 51, 832-868. DOI: 10.3368/jhr.51.4.1114-6779R1 
  • Ketel, N., Leuven, E., Oosterbeek, H., & van der Klaauw, B. (2016). The returns to medical school: Evidence from admission lotteries. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 8, 225-254. DOI: 10.1257/app.20140506 
  • Ketel, N., Linde, J., Oosterbeek, H., & van der Klaauw, B. (2016). Tuition fees and sunk-cost effects. Economic Journal, 126(December), 2342-2362. DOI: 10.1111/ecoj.12297 
  • de Haan, M., Leuven, E., & Oosterbeek, H. (2016). School consolidation and student achievement. Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, 32, 816-839. DOI: 10.1093/jleo/eww006 

2014

2013

  • Hidalgo, D., Onofa, M., Oosterbeek, H., & Ponce, J. (2013). Can provision of free school uniforms harm attendance? Evidence from Ecuador. Journal of Development Economics, 103, 43-51. DOI: 10.1016/j.jdeveco.2012.12.006  [details] 
  • Hoogendoorn, S., Oosterbeek, H., & van Praag, M. (2013). The impact of gender diversity on the performance of business teams: evidence from a field experiment. Management Science, 59(7), 1514-1528. DOI: 10.1287/mnsc.1120.1674  [details] 
  • Leuven, E., Oosterbeek, H., & de Wolf, I. (2013). The effects of medical school on health outcomes: Evidence from admission lotteries. Journal of Health Economics, 32(4), 698-707. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2013.04.001  [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., & van der Klaauw, B. (2013). Ramadan, fasting and educational outcomes. Economics of Education Review, 34, 219-226. DOI: 10.1016/j.econedurev.2012.12.005  [details] 
  • Fredriksson, P., Öckert, B., & Oosterbeek, H. (2013). Long-term effects of class size. The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 128(1), 249-285. DOI: 10.1093/qje/qjs048  [details] 

2012

2011

  • Leuven, E., & Oosterbeek, H. (2011). Overeducation and mismatch in the labor market. In E. A. Hanushek, S. Machin, & L. Woessmann (Eds.), Handbook of the economics of education. - Vol. 4 (pp. 283-326). (Handbooks in economics; No. 26). Amsterdam: North Holland. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-444-53444-6.00003-1  [details] 
  • Leuven, E., Oosterbeek, H., Sonnemans, J., & van der Klaauw, B. (2011). Incentives versus sorting in tournaments: evidence from a field experiment. Journal of labor economics, 29(3), 637-658. DOI: 10.1086/659345  [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., & Ponce, J. (2011). The impact of computer use on earnings in a developing country: evidence from Ecuador. Labour Economics, 18(4), 434-440. DOI: 10.1016/j.labeco.2010.11.002  [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., & Webbink, D. (2011). Does studying abroad induce a brain drain? Economica, 78(310), 347-366. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0335.2009.00818.x  [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., Sloof, R., & Sonnemans, J. (2011). Rent-seeking versus productive activities in a multi-task experiment. European Economic Review, 55(5), 630-643. DOI: 10.1016/j.euroecorev.2010.09.007  [details] 

2010

  • Leuven, E., Lindahl, M., Oosterbeek, H., & Webbink, D. (2010). Expanding schooling opportunities for 4-year-olds. Economics of Education Review, 29(3), 319-328. DOI: 10.1016/j.econedurev.2009.10.004  [details] 
  • Leuven, E., Oosterbeek, H., & van der Klaauw, B. (2010). The effect of financial rewards on students' achievement: Evidence from a randomized experiment. Journal of the European Economic Association, 8(6), 1243-1265. DOI: 10.1162/jeea_a_00024  [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., van Praag, M., & IJsselstein, A. (2010). The impact of entrepreneurship education on entrepreneurship skills and motivation. European Economic Review, 54(3), 442-454. DOI: 10.1016/j.euroecorev.2009.08.002  [details] 

2009

2008

2007

  • Hartog, J., & Oosterbeek, H. (2007). What should you know about the private returns to education? In J. Hartog, & H. Maassen van den Brink (Eds.), Human Capital: Advances in Theory and Evidence. (pp. 7-20-Part I:1). Cambridge: Cambridge Univesity Press.
  • Leuven, E., & Oosterbeek, H. (2007). The effectiveness of human capital policies for disadvantaged groups in the Netherlands. In P. E. Peterson, & L. Woessmann (Eds.), Schools and the equal opportunity problem. (pp. 3-28-I:1). (CESifo Seminar Series). Cambridge (USA): MIT Press.
  • Leuven, E., Lindahl, C. M., Oosterbeek, H., & Webbink, H. D. (2007). The Effect of Extra Funding for Disadvantaged Pupils on Achievement. Review of Economics and Statistics, 89(4), 721-736. DOI: 10.1162/rest.89.4.721 
  • Oosterbeek, H. (2007). Using (quasi-)experiments to evaluate education interventions. In J. Hartog, & H. Maassen van den Brink (Eds.), Human Capital: Advances in Theory and Evidence. (pp. 155-169-Part III:10). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Oosterbeek, H., & Webbink, H. D. (2007). Wage effects of an extra year of basic vocational education. Economics of Education Review, 26(4), 408-419. DOI: 10.1016/j.econedurev.2006.07.013 
  • Oosterbeek, H., Sloof, R., & Sonnemans, J. H. (2007). Promotion rules and skill acquisition: an experimental study. Economica, 74, 259-297. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0335.2006.00537.x  [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., Sloof, R., & Sonnemans, J. (2007). Who should invest in specific training? Journal of Population Economics, 20(2), 329-357. DOI: 10.1007/s00148-005-0032-0  [details] 
  • Sloof, R., Oosterbeek, H., & Sonnemans, J. H. (2007). Does making specific investments unobservable boost investment incentives? Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 16(4), 911-942. DOI: 10.1111/j.1530-9134.2007.00162.x  [details] 
  • Sloof, R., Oosterbeek, H., & Sonnemans, J. (2007). On the importance of default breach remedies. Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 163(1), 5-22. DOI: 10.1628/093245607780181856  [details] 
  • Sloof, R., Sonnemans, J. H., & Oosterbeek, H. (2007). Underinvestment in training? In J. Hartog, & H. Maassen van den Brink (Eds.), Human Capital: Advances in Theory and Evidence. (pp. 113-133-Part II:8). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2006

  • Sloof, R., Oosterbeek, H., Riedl, A. M., & Sonnemans, J. H. (2006). Breach remedies, reliance and renegotiation. International Review of Law and Economics, 26(3), 263-296. DOI: 10.1016/j.irle.2006.11.002  [details] 

2005

  • Leuven, E., Oosterbeek, H., Sloof, R., & van Klaveren, C. P. B. J. (2005). Worker reciprocity and employer investment in training. Economica, 72(285), 137-149. DOI: 10.1111/j.0013-0427.2005.00405.x 

2004

  • Leuven, E., & Oosterbeek, H. (2004). Evaluating the effect of tax deductions on training. Journal of labor economics, 22(2), 461-488. DOI: 10.1086/381257 
  • Leuven, E., Oosterbeek, H., & van Ophem, J. C. M. (2004). Explaining international differences in male skill wage differentials by differences in demand and supply of skill. Economic Journal, 114(495), 466-486. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0297.2004.00217.x 
  • Oosterbeek, H., Sloof, R., & van de Kuilen, G. (2004). Cultural differences in ultimatum game experiments: evidence from a meta-analysis. Experimental Economics, 7(2), 171-188. DOI: 10.1023/B:EXEC.0000026978.14316.74 
  • Sloof, R., Sonnemans, J. H., & Oosterbeek, H. (2004). Specific investments, holdup, and the outside option principle. European Economic Review, 48(6), 1399-1410. DOI: 10.1016/S0014-2921(03)00017-5 

2003

  • Leuven, E., Oosterbeek, H., Sloof, R., & Sonnemans, J. H. (2003). An experimental comparison of reliance levels under alternative breach remedies. RAND Journal of Economics, 34(2), 205-222. DOI: 10.2307/1593714  [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., Sonnemans, J. H., & van Velzen, S. (2003). The need for marriage contracts: an experimental study. Journal of Population Economics, 16, 431-453. DOI: 10.1007/s00148-003-0130-9  [details] 
  • Harmon, C., Oosterbeek, H., & Walker, I. (2003). The returns to education: microeconomics. Journal of Economic Surveys, 17, 115-155. DOI: 10.1111/1467-6419.00191  [details] 

2002

  • Dobbelsteen, S. H. A. M., Levin, J., & Oosterbeek, H. (2002). The causal affect of class size on scholastic achievement: Distinguishing the pure class size effect of changes in class composition. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 64(1), 17-38. DOI: 10.1111/1468-0084.00003  [details] 

2001

  • Leuven, E., & Oosterbeek, H. (2001). Firm-Specific Human Capital as a Shared Investment: Comment. The American Economic Review, 91(1), 342-347. [details] 
  • Sonnemans, J. H., Oosterbeek, H., & Sloof, R. (2001). On the relation between asset ownership and specific investments. Economic Journal, 111(474), 791-820. DOI: 10.1111/1468-0297.00660  [details] 
  • Godfried, H. M., Oosterbeek, H., & van Tulder, F. (2001). Adverse selection and the demand for supplementary dental insurance. De Economist, 149, 177-190. DOI: 10.1023/A:1017566901875  [details] 

2000

  • Oosterbeek, H. (2000). Schooling choises: preferences, discount rates, and rates of return. Empirical Economics, 25, 15-34. [details] 
  • van Ophem, J. C. M., & Oosterbeek, H. (2000). Schooling Choices: Preferences, Discount Rates and Rates of Return. Empirical Economics, (25), 15-34. [details] 

1999

  • Leuven, E., & Oosterbeek, H. (1999). Demand and supply of work-related training: evidence from four countries. Research in Labor Economics, (18), 303-330. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H. (1999). Reasons and Policies to stimulate lifelong learning. In G. Attwell, & F. van Wieringen (Eds.), Vocational and Adult Education in Europe. (pp. 107-130). Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., & Leuven, E. (1999). Veranderingen in de kwaliteit van nieuwe banen in Nederland, 1986 1996. In Jaarboek 1997/1998 van het Max Goote Kenniscentrum. (pp. 93-102). Den Haag: Elsevier.
  • Ashenfelter, O., Harmon, C., & Oosterbeek, H. (1999). A review of estimates of the schooling/earnings relationship, with tests for publication bias. Labour Economics, 6(4), 453-470. [details] 

1998

  • Hartog, J., & Oosterbeek, H. (1998). Health, wealth and happiness: why pursue a higher education? Economics of Education Review, 17(3), 245-256. DOI: 10.1016/S0272-7757(97)00064-2  [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H. (1998). An economic analysis of student financial aid schemes. European Journal of Education, 33, 21-29.
  • Oosterbeek, H. (1998). Innovative ways to finance education and their relation to lifelong learning. Education Economics, 6, 219-251.
  • Oosterbeek, H. (1998). Unravelling supply and demand factors in work-related training. Oxford Economic Papers, 50, 266-283. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordjournals.oep.a028645 

1997

  • Oosterbeek, H. (1997). Returns to computer use: a simple test on the productivity interpretation. Economics Letters, 55, 273-277. DOI: 10.1016/S0165-1765(97)00081-5  [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., & Houtkoop, W. (1997). Demand and supply of adult education and training. In A. Tuijnman, & P. Bélanger (Eds.), New Patterns of Adult Learning: A six-country comparative study. Amsterdam: Elsevier.
  • Oosterbeek, H., & Webbink, H. D. (1997). Is there a hidden technical potential? De Economist, 145, 159-177. DOI: 10.1023/A:1002938120342  [details] 

1996

1995

1994

  • Groot, W., & Oosterbeek, H. (1994). Earnings effects of different components of schooling: human capital versus screening. Review of Economics and Statistics, 76(2), 317-321. DOI: 10.2307/2109885 
  • Groot, W., & Oosterbeek, H. (1994). Stochastic reservation and offer wages. Labour Economics, 1(3-4), 383-390. DOI: 10.1016/0927-5371(95)80029-W 
  • Groot, W., Hartog, J., & Oosterbeek, H. (1994). Costs and revenues of investment in enterprise-related schooling. Oxford Economic Papers, 46(4), 658-675.
  • Groot, W., Hartog, J., & Oosterbeek, H. (1994). Returns to within company schooling of employees: The case of the Netherlands. In L. M. Lynch (Ed.), and the private sector: international comparisons. Chicago University Press.

1993

  • Hartog, J., & Oosterbeek, H. (1993). Public and private sector wages in the Netherlands. European Economic Review, 37(1), 97-114. DOI: 10.1016/0014-2921(93)90072-I 
  • Hartog, J., Oosterbeek, H., & Teulings, C. (1993). Age, wage and education in the Netherlands. In P. Johnson, & K. F. Zimmerman (Eds.), Labour markets in an aging Europe. Cambridge University Press.
  • Oosterbeek, H. (1993). Evidence on screening: a comment. Economics of Education Review, 12(1), 88-90.

1992

  • Groot, W., Mekkelholt, E., & Oosterbeek, H. (1992). Further evidence on the wage curve. Economics Letters, 38(3), 355-359. DOI: 10.1016/0165-1765(92)90085-D 
  • Groot, W., & Oosterbeek, H. (1992). Optimal investments in human capital under uncertainty. Economics of Education Review, 11(1), 41-49. DOI: 10.1016/0272-7757(92)90020-4 
  • Oosterbeek, H. (1992). Study duration and earnings; a test in relation to the human capital screening debate. Economics Letters, 40(2), 223-228. DOI: 10.1016/0165-1765(92)90228-Q 
  • Oosterbeek, H., Groot, W., & Hartog, J. (1992). An empirical analysis of university choice and earnings. De Economist, 140(3), 293-309. DOI: 10.1007/BF01799322 

1990

  • Oosterbeek, H. (1990). Education and earnings in the Netherlands: An empirical analysis. European Economic Review, 34(7), 1353-1375. DOI: 10.1016/0014-2921(90)90005-J 

1988

  • Hartog, J., & Oosterbeek, H. (1988). Education, allocation and earnings in the Netherlands: Overschooling? Economics of Education Review, 7(2), 185-194. DOI: 10.1016/0272-7757(88)90043-X 

2010

  • Hidalgo, D., Onofa, M., Oosterbeek, H., & Ponce, J. (2010). Can provision of free school uniforms harm attendance? Evidence from Ecuador. (Tinbergen Institute discussion papers; No. 2010-103/3). Amsterdam [etc.]: Tinbergen Institute. [details] 
  • Leuven, E., Oosterbeek, H., & van der Klaauw, B. (2010). Splitting tournaments. (CEPR discussion paper; No. 8016). London: Centre for Economic Policy Research. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., & van Ewijk, R. (2010). Gender peer effects in university: evidence from a randomized experiment. (Tinbergen Institute discussion paper; No. 10-113/3). Amsterdam / Rotterdam: Tinbergen Institute. [details] 

2009

  • Leuven, E., Oosterbeek, H., Sonnemans, J., & van der Klaauw, B. (2009). Incentives versus sorting in tournaments: evidence from a field experiment. (CREED working paper series; No. 2009). Amsterdam: Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde. [details] 

2008

  • Oosterbeek, H., van Praag, M. C., & IJsselstein, A. (2008). The impact of entrepreneurship education on entrepeneurship competencies and intentions: an evaluation of the Junior Achievement Student Mini-Company Program. (Tinbergen Institute discussion paper; No. 2008-038/3). onbekend: Tinbergen Instituut. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., van Praag, M., & IJsselstein, A. (2008). The impact of entrepreneurship education on entrepreneurship competencies and intentions: An evaluation of the Junior Achievement Student Mini-Company Program. (Tinbergen Institute discussion papers; No. TI 2008-038/3). onbekend: Tinbergen Instituut. [details] 

2005

  • Berkhout, P. H. G., Leuven, E., & Oosterbeek, H. (2005). Gebruik en effectiviteit van de aftrek scholingsuitgaven. (SEO-rapport; No. 826). Amsterdam: SEO. [details] 
  • Leuven, E., Oosterbeek, H., Sloof, R., & van Klaveren, C. (2005). Worker reciprocity and employer investment in training. Economica, 72(285), 137-149. DOI: 10.1111/j.0013-0427.2005.00405.x  [details] 

2004

  • Leuven, E., Lindahl, M., Oosterbeek, H., & Webbink, D. (2004). New evidence on the effect of time in school on early achievement. (Scholar Working Papers Series; No. WP 47/04). Unknown Publisher. [details] 
  • Leuven, E., Oosterbeek, H., & van Ophem, H. (2004). Explaining international differences in male skill wage differentials by differences in demand and supply of skill. Economic Journal, 114, 466-486. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0297.2004.00217.x  [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., & Leuven, E. (2004). Evaluating the effect of tax deductions on training. Journal of labor economics, 22, 461-488. DOI: 10.1086/381257  [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., & Webbink, D. (2004). Wage effects of an extra year of lower vocational education: Evidence from a simultaneous change of compulsory school leaving age and program length. (Scholar Working Paper Series; No. WP 44/04). Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., Sloof, R., & van de Kuilen, G. (2004). Cultural differences in ultimatum game experiments: Evidence from a meta-analysis. Experimental Economics, 7, 171-188. DOI: 10.1023/B:EXEC.0000026978.14316.74  [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., Sloof, R., & Sonnemans, J. (2004). Specific investments, holdup, and the outside option principle. European Economic Review, 48, 1399-1410. DOI: 10.1016/S0014-2921(03)00017-5  [details] 

2003

  • Leuven, E., Lindahl, M., Oosterbeek, H., & Webbink, D. (2003). The effect of extra funding for disadvantaged students on achievement. (Scholar Working Paper Series; No. WP 39/03). Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam. [details] 
  • van der Klaauw, B., Leuven, E., & Oosterbeek, H. (2003). The effect of financial rewards on students' achievement: Evidence from a randomized experiment. (Scholar Working Paper Series; No. WP 38/03). Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam. [details] 

2002

  • Leuven, E., & Oosterbeek, H. (2002). A new approach to estimate the wage returns to work-related training. (Scholar Working Paper Series; No. WP 27/02). Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam. [details] 
  • Leuven, E., & Oosterbeek, H. (2002). A new approach to estimate the wage returns to work-related training. (TI 2002-091/3). Tinbergen Institute. [details] 
  • Leuven, E., Oosterbeek, H., Sloof, R., & van Klaveren, C. P. B. J. (2002). Worker reciprocity and employer investment in training. (Scholar Working Paper Series; No. WP 35/02). Unknown Publisher. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H. (2002). Waarom de fiscus zich niet met scholing moet bemoeien. In H. van Dalen, & F. Kalshoven (Eds.), Meesters van de welvaart. Top economen over Nederland. Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Balans. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., Dobbelsteen, S., & Levin, J. (2002). The causal effect of class size on scholastic achievement: Distinguishing the pure class size effect from the effect of changes in class composition. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 64(1), 17-38. DOI: 10.1111/1468-0084.00003  [details] 
  • Sloof, R., Oosterbeek, H., Riedl, A., & Sonnemans, J. (2002). Breach remedies, reliance and negotiation. (Scholar Working Paper Series; No. WP28/02). Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam. [details] 
  • Sloof, R., Oosterbeek, H., & Sonnemans, J. (2002). Does making specific investments unobservable boost investment incentives? (Scholar Working Paper Series; No. WP 37/02). Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam. [details] 

2001

  • Leuven, E., & Oosterbeek, H. (2001). Evaluating the effect of tax deductions on training. Scholar Working Paper Series, 24(01). [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., Ashenfelter, O., & Harmon, C. (2001). A review of estimates of the schooling/earnings relationship, with tests for publication bias. Economic Journal, 111(474), 791-820. DOI: 10.1111/1468-0297.00660  [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., Tulder, F. V., & Godfried, M. (2001). Adverse Selection and the Demand for Supplementary Dental Insurance. De Economist, 149(2), 177-190. DOI: 10.1023/A:1017566901875  [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., & Leuven, E. (2001). Shorter Papers - Comment - Firm-Specific Human Capital as a Shared Investment. The American Economic Review, 91(1), 342-347. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., & Webbink, D. (2001). Een economische kijk op publieke indicatoren van schoolkwaliteit. University of Amsterdam: Amsterdam. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., & Webbink, H. D. (2001). Risico's van indicatoren van schoolkwaliteit. In A. B. Dijkstra, S. Karsten, R. Veenstra, & A. J. Visscher (Eds.), Het oog der natie: Scholen op rapport. Assen: Van Gorcum. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., Sloof, R., & Sonnemans, J. (2001). Promotion rules and skill acquisition: An experimental study. Unknown Publisher. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., Sloof, R., & Sonnemans, J. (2001). Who should invest in firm specific training? (Scholar Working Paper Series; No. WP 16/01). Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam. [details] 
  • Sloof, R., Oosterbeek, H., Riedl, A., & Sonnemans, J. (2001). Breach remedies, reliance and renegotiation. Unknown Publisher. [details] 

2000

  • Oosterbeek, H. (2000). Ajut financer als estudiants d'ensenyament superior als Països Baixos. In J-G. Mora, F. Solà, & J. M. Vilalta (Eds.), Beques i ajuts als estudiants universitaris a Europa. (pp. 79-94). UNESCO 2000. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H. (2000). Introduction to special issue on overschooling. Economics of Education Review, 19(2), 129-130. DOI: 10.1016/S0272-7757(99)00040-0  [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H. (2000). Introduction to special issue on overschooling. Economics of Education Review, 19, 129-130. DOI: 10.1016/S0272-7757(99)00040-0 

1999

  • Dobbelsteen, S. H. A. M., Levin, J. D., & Oosterbeek, H. (1999). Waarom klassenverkleining niet helpt. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 84(4197), 250-252. [details] 
  • Groot, W. J. N., Maassen van den Brink, H., Oosterbeek, H., Plug, E. J. S., & Webbink, H. D. (1999). Is er een tekort aan technisch opgeleiden? Den Haag: Welboom/Elseviers Bedrijfsinformatie. [details] 
  • Leuven, E., Oosterbeek, H., & van Hans van Ophem, H. (1999). Explaining international differences in male wage inequality by differences in demand and supply of skill. (Scholar Working Paper Series; No. WP 06/99). Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., Ashenfelter, O., & Harmon, C. (1999). A review of estimates of the schooling/earnings relationship, with tests for publication bias. Labour Economics, 6(4), 453-470. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., & Webbink, H. D. (1999). Het verborgen technisch talent. In H. Maassen van der Brink, W. Groot, H. Oosterbeek, E. J. S. Plug, & H. D. Webbink (Eds.), Is er een tekort aan technisch opgeleiden?. (pp. ?-?). Amsterdam: Nationaal Vakbondsmuseum, Serie wetenschappelijke public.. [details] 

1998

  • Groot, W. J. N., Maassen van den Brink, H., Oosterbeek, H., Webbink, D., & Hartog, J. (1998). Overscholing en verdringing op de arbeidsmarkt. (Serie wetenschappelijke publicaties; No. 20). Amsterdam: Welboom. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H. (1998). An economic analysis of student financial aid schemes. European Journal of Education, 33, 21-29. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H. (1998). Innovative ways to finance education and their relation to lifelong learning. Education Economics, 6(3), 219-251. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H. (1998). Unravelling supply and demand factors in work-related training. Oxford Economic Papers, 50, 266-283. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordjournals.oep.a028645  [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., & Hartog, J. (1998). Health, wealth and happiness: Why pursue a higher education? Economics of Education Review, 17(3), 245-256. DOI: 10.1016/S0272-7757(97)00064-2  [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., & Webbink, H. D. (1998). Overscholing en verdringing op de Nederlandse arbeidsmarkt. In H. Maassen van den Brink, W. Groot, H. Oosterbeek, H. D. Webbink, & J. Hartog (Eds.), Overscholing en verdringing op de arbeidsmarkt. (Nationaal Vakbondsmuseum, Serie Wetenschap. Publicaties). Den Haag: DELWEL.

1997

  • Leuven, E., Oosterbeek, H., & van Ophem, J. C. M. (1997). International comparisons of male wage inequality. Discussion paper - Tinbergen Institute, 97-059/3. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., & Webbink, D. (1997). Is there a hidden technical potential? De Economist, 145, 159-177. DOI: 10.1023/A:1002938120342  [details] 
  • Houtkoop, W. A., & Oosterbeek, H. (1997). Vraag en aanbod van opleidingen. In W. J. Nijhoff, B. W. M. Hovels, A. M. L. Wieringen, & M. van Dyck (Eds.), Jaarboek 1996 van het Max Goote Kenniscentrum.. (pp. 17-46). Den Haag: Vuga Uitgeverij. [details] 

1996

  • Oosterbeek, H., & Levin, J. D. (1996). Economische aspecten van het duale systeem in Duitsland. In Jaarboek 1995 van het Max Goote Kenniscentrum. (pp. 41-48). Den Haag: VUGA. [details] 

1995

  • Groot, W. J. N., & Oosterbeek, H. (1995). Determinants and wage effects of participation in on- and off-the-job training. (TI Discussion paper; No. TI 95-122). Unknown Publisher. [details] 
  • Groot, W. J. N., & Oosterbeek, H. (1995). The incidence and wage effects of incentive pay. (TI discussion paper; No. TI 95-83). Unknown Publisher. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H. (1995). Innovative ways to finance education and their relation to lifelong learning. (Report to OECD). Parijs: OECD. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H. (1995). Commentaar bij onderwijsrendement: Methoden en data van A. Gelderblom. In OSA (Ed.), Rendement van opleiding en allocatie van arbeid, inleidingen op de conferentie. (pp. 59-64). (OSA werkdocument; No. W133). Den Haag: OSA. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H. (1995). Sociaal leenstelsel voor financiering van studie. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 80(4006), 376-379. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H. (1995). Sociaal-democratisch hoger onderwijs. Socialisme en Democratie, 52, 419-428. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., & van Ophem, J. C. M. (1995). Human capital technology and schooling choices. (TI discussion paper; No. 95-90). Amsterdam: Tinbergen Instituut. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., & van Praag, C. M. (1995). Firm-size wage differentials in the Netherlands. Small Business Economics, 7(3), 173-182. DOI: 10.1007/BF01135363  [details] 
  • Daudey, K. M., & Oosterbeek, H. (1995). The feasibility of cost-effectiveness analysis of programmes for students-at-risk. (Report to Sardes). Utrecht: Sardes. [details] 

1994

  • Hartog, J., Groot, W. J. N., & Oosterbeek, H. (1994). Costs and revenues of investment in enterprise-related schooling. Oxford Economic Papers, 46(4), 658-675. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., & Groot, W. J. N. (1994). Earnings effects of different components of schooling: Human capital versus screening. Review of Economics and Statistics, 76(2), 317-321. DOI: 10.2307/2109885  [details] 

1993

  • Hartog, J., & Oosterbeek, H. (1993). Public and private sector wages in the Netherlands. European Economic Review, 37(1), 97-114. DOI: 10.1016/0014-2921(93)90072-I  [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H. (1993). Evidence on Screening: A Comment. Economics of Education Review, 12(1), 89-90. [details] 

1992

  • Oosterbeek, H. (1992). Study duration and earnings: A test in relation to the human capital versus screening debate. Economics Letters, 40(2), 223-228. DOI: 10.1016/0165-1765(92)90228-Q  [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., & Groot, W. J. N. (1992). Optimal Investment in Human Capital under Uncertainty. Economics of Education Review, 11(1), 41-49. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., Groot, W. J. N., & Mekkelholt, E. (1992). Further evidence on the wage curve. Economics Letters, 38(5), 355-359. DOI: 10.1016/0165-1765(92)90085-D  [details] 

1991

  • Groot, W. J. N., Maassen van den Brink, H., & Oosterbeek, H. (1991). An empirical analysis of the determinants of child care arrangements in the Netherlands. (Research Memorandum, Leiden University, Center for Research in Public Economics; No. 91.09). Leiden: Leiden University, Center for Research in Public Economics. [details] 
  • Maassen van den Brink, H., Groot, W. J. N., & Oosterbeek, H. (1991). An empirical analysis of the determinants of child care arrangements in The Netherlands. In Women at work: conference papers for the third EALE conference, Madrid. Vol. 3. Madrid. [details] 

1990

  • Oosterbeek, H. (1990). Education and Earnings in the Netherlands: An Empirical Analysis. Economics of Education Review, 34(7), 1375-1353. [details] 

1988

  • Oosterbeek, H., & Hartog, J. (1988). Education, Allocation and Earnings in the Netherlands: Overschooling? Economics of Education Review, 7(2), 185-194. [details] 

2012

  • Ketel, N., van der Klaauw, B., Leuven, E., & Oosterbeek, H. (2012). Medisch specialisten profiteren van kunstmatige schaarste aan artsen. Me Judice : Economen in Debat, 2012(01 okt). [details] 

2011

  • de Haan, M., Leuven, E., & Oosterbeek, H. (2011). Positieve effecten van schaalvergroting op leerprestaties. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 96(4611), 326-329. [details] 

2006

  • van der Klaauw, B., Leuven, E., & Oosterbeek, H. (2006). Financiele prikkels voor studenten. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 89, 156-157.

2003

  • Leuven, E., Lindahl, C. M., Oosterbeek, H., & Webbink, H. D. (2003). Onderwijssubsidie niet kosteneffectief. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, (4406), 276-277. [details] 

2000

  • Leuven, E., & Oosterbeek, H. (2000). Rendement van onderwijs stijgt. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 85(4262), 523-524. [details] 

1998

  • Oosterbeek, H. (1998). De kwaliteit van het onderwijs. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 82(4167), 696-697. [details] 

1997

  • Oosterbeek, H. (1997). Uit de vakliteratuur: Computerbezit en geld verdienen. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 82(4102), 311-311. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H. (1997). Uit de vakliteratuur: Prestatie-beloning. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 82(4101), 293-293. [details] 

1996

  • Oosterbeek, H., & Webbink, H. D. (1996). Over scholing, overscholing en inkomen. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 81, 240-241. [details] 

2001

  • Oosterbeek, H. (2001). Voortschijdend inzicht. Amsterdam: Vossius UvA. [details] 

Book editor

  • Oegema, J. E., & Oosterbeek, H. (1995). Leerrechten en opleidingskrediet. Amsterdam: Max Goote Kenniscentrum. [details] 

2016

2015

2014

  • Buser, T., Oosterbeek, H., Plug, E., Ponce, J., & Rosero, J. (2014). The impact of positive and negative income changes on the height and weight of young children. (IZA Discussion Paper; No. 8130). Bonn: IZA. [details] 
  • Ruijs, N., & Oosterbeek, H. (2014). School choice in Amsterdam: which schools are chosen when school choice is free? (TIER Working Paper Series; No. WP 14/21). Amsterdam: TIER. [details] 

2012

2011

  • Rosero, J., & Oosterbeek, H. (2011). Trade-offs between different early childhood interventions: evidence from Ecuador. (Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper; Vol. TI2011-102/3). Amsterdam/Rotterdam: Tinbergen Institute. [details] 
  • Hoogendoorn, S., Oosterbeek, H., & van Praag, M. (2011). The impact of gender diversity on the performance of business teams: evidence from a field experiment. Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam. [details] 
  • Hoogendoorn, S., Oosterbeek, H., & van Praag, M. (2011). The impact of gender diversity on the performance of business teams: evidence from a field experiment. (Tinbergen Institute Discusssion Paper; Vol. TI2011-074/3). Amsterdam/Rotterdam: Tinbergen Institute. [details] 
  • Rosero, J., & Oosterbeek, H. (2011). Trade-offs between different early childhood interventions: evidence from Ecuador. Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., & van der Klaauw, B. (2011). Ramadan, fasting and educational outcomes. Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam. [details] 
  • de Haan, M., Leuven, E., & Oosterbeek, H. (2011). Scale economies can offset the benefits of competition: evidence from a school consolidation reform in a universal voucher system. (IZA Discussion Paper; No. 5528). Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). [details] 

2010

  • Hidalgo, D., Onofa, M., Oosterbeek, H., & Ponce, J. (2010). Can provision of free school uniforms harm attendance? Evidence from Ecuador. Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam. [details] 
  • Leuven, E., & Oosterbeek, H. (2010). Overeducation and mismatch in the labor market. Universiteit van Amsterdam.
  • Leuven, E., Oosterbeek, H., & van der Klaauw, B. (2010). Splitting tournaments. Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., & van Ewijk, R. (2010). Gender peer effects in university: evidence from a randomized experiment. Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam. [details] 
  • de Haan, M., Leuven, E., & Oosterbeek, H. (2010). Scale economies can offset the benefits of competition: evidence from a school consolidation reform in a universal voucher system. Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam. [details] 

2009

  • Oosterbeek, H., & Ponce, J. (2009). The impact of computer use on wages in a developing country: evidence from Ecuador. Amsterdam: Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde. [details] 

2008

  • 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] 
  • Hidalgo, D., & Oosterbeek, H. (2008). Targeting micro-credits to poor household enterprises in Ecuador. Amsterdam: Amsterdam School of Economics. [details] 

2007

  • Leuven, E., Oosterbeek, H., & Ronning, M. (2007). Quasi-experimental estimates of the effect of class size on achievement in Norway. Amsterdam: Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde.
  • Leuven, E., Oosterbeek, H., & de Wolf, I. F. (2007). The effects of health education on health outcomes: Evidence from a natural randomized experiment. Amsterdam: Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde. [details] 
  • Leuven, E., Oosterbeek, H., Sonnemans, J., & van der Klauw, B. (2007). Incentives versus sorting in tournaments : evidence from a field experiment. Amsterdam: Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde. [details] 
  • Leuven, E., Oosterbeek, H., Sonnemans, J., & van der Klaauw, B. (2007). Rank-order tournaments as incentive devices : evidence from a field experiment. Amsterdam: Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., & van den Broek, A. (2007). An empirical analysis of borrowing behaviour of higher education students in the Netherlands. (Working Paper Universiteit van Amsterdam). Amsterdam: Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde.
  • Oosterbeek, H., Ponce, J., & Schady, N. (2007). The impact of (unconditional) cash transfers on school enrollment: Evidence from Ecuador. (Working Paper Universiteit van Amsterdam). Amsterdam: Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde. [details] 

2006

  • Leuven, E., & Oosterbeek, H. (2006). The responsiveness of training participation to tax deductability. Amsterdam: Department of Economics. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., & van den Broek, A. (2006). An empirical analysis of borrowing behaviour of higher education students in the Netherlands. Amsterdam: Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde.
  • Oosterbeek, H., & Webbink, H. D. (2006). Does studying abroad induce a brain drain? Amsterdam: Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde.
  • Oosterbeek, H., Sloof, R., & Sonnemans, J. H. (2006). Rent-seeking versus productive activities in a multi-task experiment. Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam.

2001

  • Oosterbeek, H., Riedl, A. M., Sloof, R., & Sonnemans, J. H. (2001). Breach remedies, reliance and renegotiation. (CREED Working Paper). Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., Sloof, R., & Sonnemans, J. H. (2001). Who should invest in firm specific training? (CREED Working Paper). Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., Sloof, R., & Sonnemans, J. H. (2001). Who should invest in firm specific training? (SCHOLAR Working Paper; No. WP 16/01). Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., Sloof, R., & van de Kuilen, G. (2001). Cultural differences in ultimatum game experiments: evidence from a meta-analysis. Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam. [details] 
  • Sloof, R., Leuven, E., Oosterbeek, H., & Sonnemans, J. H. (2001). An experimental comparison of reliance levels under alternative breach remedies. (SCHOLAR Working Paper; No. WP 21/01). Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam. [details] 

1999

  • Oosterbeek, H., Sloof, R., & Sonnemans, J. H. (1999). Promotion rules and skill acquisition: An experimental study. (CREED Working Paper). Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam. [details] 
  • Oosterbeek, H., Sloof, R., & Sonnemans, J. H. (1999). Promotion rules and skill acquisition: An experimental study. (SCHOLAR Working Paper; No. WP 07/00). Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam. [details] 
  • Sloof, R., Sonnemans, J. H., & Oosterbeek, H. (1999). Specific investments, hold-up, and the outside option principle: an experimental study. (CREED Working Paper). Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam. [details] 

1997

  • Hartog, J., & Oosterbeek, H. (1997). Health, wealth and happiness. (TI 97; No. 034/3). Tinbergen Instituut.
  • Hartog, J., & Oosterbeek, H. (1997). Health, wealth, and happiness: Why pursue a higher eductation? (Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper; No. 97-034/3). Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute.
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