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prof. dr. E.J.S. (Erik) Plug


  • Faculty of Economics and Business
    Section Microeconomics
  • Visiting address
    REC E
    Roetersstraat 11  Amsterdam
    Room number: 6.26
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  15867
    1001 NJ  Amsterdam
  • E.J.S.Plug@uva.nl
    T: 0205256964
    T: 0205254432

Research interest

Family, education and labor economics

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Curriculum Vitae

2017

  • Gerritsen, S., Plug, E., & Webbink, D. (2017). Teacher Quality and Student Achievement: Evidence from a Sample of Dutch Twins. Journal of Applied Econometrics, 32(3), 643-660. DOI: 10.1002/jae.2539 

2016

2014

  • Plug, E., Webbink, D., & Martin, N. (2014). Sexual orientation, prejudice and segregation. Journal of labor economics, 32(1), 123-159. DOI: 10.1086/673315  [details] 
  • de Haan, M., Plug, E., & Rosero, J. (2014). Birth order and human capital development: evidence from Ecuador. Journal of Human Resources, 49(2), 359-392. DOI: 10.3368/jhr.49.2.359  [details] 

2011

  • de Haan, M., & Plug, E. (2011). Estimating intergenerational schooling mobility on censored samples: consequences and remedies. Journal of Applied Econometrics, 26(1), 151-166. DOI: 10.1002/jae.1123  [details] 
  • Holmlund, H., Lindahl, M., & Plug, E. (2011). The causal effect of parents' schooling on children's schooling: a comparison of estimation methods. Journal of Economic Literature, 49(3), 615-651. DOI: 10.1257/jel.49.3.615  [details] 

2007

  • Plug, E. J. S. (2007). Are succesful parents the secret to success? In J. Hartog, & H. Maassen van den Brink (Eds.), Human Capital: Advances in Theory and Evidence. (pp. 81-100-Part I:6). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2006

  • Bjorklund, A., Lindahl, M., & Plug, E. J. S. (2006). The Origins of Intergenerational Associations: Lessons from Swedish Adoption Data. The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 121(3), 999-1028. DOI: 10.1162/qjec.121.3.999  [details] 
  • Mueller, G., & Plug, E. J. S. (2006). Estimating the effect of personality on male-female earnings. Industrial & Labor Relations Review, 60(1), 3-22. DOI: 10.1177/001979390606000101  [details] 

2005

  • Plug, E. J. S., & Vijverberg, W. P. (2005). Does Family Income Matter for Schooling Outcomes? Using Adoption as a Natural Experiment. Economic Journal, 115(506), 879-906. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0297.2005.01023.x 

2004

  • Groot, W. J. N., Maassen van den Brink, H., & Plug, E. J. S. (2004). Money for health: The equivalent variation of cardiovascular diseases. Health Economics, 13(9), 859-872. DOI: 10.1002/hec.867 
  • Plug, E. J. S., & Berkhout, P. H. G. (2004). A Bivariate Poisson Count Data Model Using Conditional Probabilities. Statistica Neerlandica, 58(3), 349-364. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9574.2004.00126.x 
  • Plug, E. J. S., & Berkhout, P. H. G. (2004). Effects of Sexual Preferences on Earnings in the Netherlands. Journal of Population Economics, 17(1), 117-131. DOI: 10.1007/s00148-003-0136-3 
  • Plug, E. (2004). Estimating the effect of mother's schooling on children's schooling using a sample of adoptees. The American Economic Review, 94(1), 358-368. DOI: 10.1257/000282804322970850  [details] 
  • Margolis, D., Plug, E. J. S., Simonnet, V., & Vilhuber, L. (2004). The Role of Early Career Experiences in Determining Later Career Success: An International Comparison. In C. Sofer (Ed.), Human Capital Over the Life Cycle. Northampton, USA: Edgar Elgar Publishers.

2003

  • Hartog, J., Plug, E. J. S., Diaz Serrano, L., & Oliveira Vieira, R. J. (2003). Risk compensation in wages - a replication. Empirical Economics, 28, 639-647. DOI: 10.1007/s001810200150 
  • Hartog, J., Plug, E. J. S., Diaz-Serrano, L., & Vieira, J. (2003). Compensation wage differentials for wage uncertainty. Empirical Economics, 28, 639-647. [details] 
  • Plug, E. J. S., & Vijverberg, W. (2003). Schooling, family background, and adoption: Is it nature or is it nurture. Journal of Political Economy, 111, 611-641. DOI: 10.1086/374185  [details] 
  • Plug, E., Hartog, J., Serrano, L. D., & Vieira, J. (2003). Risk compensation in wages - a replication. Empirical Economics, 28(3), 639-647. DOI: 10.1007/s001810200150 

2001

1999

  • Plug, E. J. S., van Praag, B. M. S., & Hartog, J. (1999). If we knew ability, how would we tax individuals? Journal of Public Economics, 72(2), 183-211. DOI: 10.1016/S0047-2727(98)00086-3  [details] 
  • Plug, E., & Levin, J. D. (1999). Instrumenting Education and the Returns to Schooling in the Netherlands. Labour Economics, 6(4), 521-534. DOI: 10.1016/S0927-5371(99)00033-0 
  • van Praag, B. M. S., & Plug, E. J. S. (1999). The cost and benefits of children. In P. R. de Jong, & S. Ringen (Eds.), Fighting poverty for children, parents, the elderly and health. International studies on social security. (pp. 53-70). Alderschot: Ashgate. [details] 

1998

  • Plug, E. J. S., & van Praag, B. M. S. (1998). Similarity in Response Behavior between Household Members: An Application to Income Evaluation. Journal of Economic Psychology, 19, 497-513. DOI: 10.1016/S0167-4870(98)00023-3  [details] 

1997

  • Plug, E. J. S., Krause, P., van Praag, B. M. S., & Wagner, G. G. (1997). Measurement of poverty: examplified by the German case. In G. Wagner, & N. Ott (Eds.), Income inequality and poverty in Eastern and Western Europe. (pp. 69-89). Heidelberg: Physica-Verlag. [details] 

1995

  • Plug, E. J. S., & van Praag, B. M. S. (1995). Family equivalence scales with a narrow and broad welfare context. Journal of Income Distribution, 4(2), 171-186. [details] 

2008

  • Plug, E. (2008). Zo vader, zo zoon. (Oratiereeks). Amsterdam: Vossiuspers UvA. [details] 
  • Plug, E., & Berkhout, P. (2008). Sexual orientation, disclosure and earnings. (IZA discussion paper series; No. 3290). Bonn: Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit. [details] 

2006

  • de Haan, M., & Plug, E. J. S. (2006). Estimates of the Effect of Parents' Schooling on Children's Schooling Using Censored and Uncensored Samples. (IZA Working Paper Series; No. IZA DP 2416). Amsterdam: Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde.

2004

  • Groot, W. J. N., Maassen van den Brink, H., & Plug, E. (2004). Money for health: the equivalent variation of cardiovascular diseases. Health Economics, 13(9), 859-872. DOI: 10.1002/hec.867  [details] 

2002

  • Groot, W. J. N., Maassen van den Brink, H., & Plug, E. (2002). Money for health: the compensating variation of cardiovascular diseases. (IZA Discussion Paper; No. 653). Bonn: IZA. [details] 
  • Groot, W. J. N., Maassen van den Brink, H., & Plug, E. (2002). Money for health: the compensating variation of cardiovascular diseases. (Scholar working paper series; No. WP 30/02). Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam. [details] 
  • Hartog, J., Plug, E., Diaz Serrano, L., & Vieira, J. (2002). Risk compensation in wages: A replication. Empirical Economics, 28, 683-705. [details] 
  • Plug, E., & Vijverberg, W. (2002). Does family income matter for schooling outcomes? Using adoption as a natural experiment. (Scholar Working Paper Series; No. WP 31/02). Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam. [details] 

2001

  • Plug, E. J. S., & Vijverberg, W. P. (2001). Schooling, Familiy Background, and Adoption: Does Family Income Matter? IZA Working Paper, IZA DP 246. [details] 
  • Plug, E. J. S., & Vijverberg, W. P. (2001). Schooling, Family, Background, and Adoption: It is Nature or Is It Nurture? IZA Working Paper, IZA DP 247. [details] 
  • Plug, E. J. S., & Berkhout, P. H. G. (2001). Effects of sexual preferences on earnings in the Netherlands. Discussion paper series IZA, 344. [details] 

2000

  • Groot, W. J. N., Maassen van den Brink, H., & Plug, E. J. S. (2000). Het tekort aan technisch opgeleiden. In A. M. L. van Wieringen, M. van Dyck, B. W. M. Hövels, & W. J. Nijhof (Eds.), Nieuwe Aansluitingen Tussen Onderwijs en Arbeid: Jaarboek 1999/2000 van het Max Goote Kenniscentrum. (pp. 218-233). Amsterdam: Elsevier Bedrijfsinformatie. [details] 
  • Plug, E. J. S. (2000). Measuring family effects on future returns to childhood ability. (Scholar Working Paper Series; No. WP 15/00). Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam. [details] 
  • Plug, E. J. S., & Vijverberg, W. (2000). Schooling, family background and adoption: Is it nature or is it nature? Scholar Working Paper Series, WP 1600. [details] 

1999

  • Groot, W. J. N., Maassen van den Brink, H., & Plug, E. J. S. (1999). Calculating the value of life by an income evaluation approach. Scholar Working Paper Series, (WP0399). [details] 
  • Groot, W. J. N., Maassen van den Brink, H., & Plug, E. J. S. (1999). Geen tekort aan technisch opgeleiden. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 84(4216), 608-610. [details] 
  • Groot, W. J. N., Maassen van den Brink, H., & Plug, E. J. S. (1999). Naschrift bij: Geen tekort aan technisch opgeleiden. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 84(4234), 919-919. [details] 
  • Groot, W. J. N., Maassen van den Brink, H., & Plug, E. J. S. (1999). Naschrift. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 84(4233), 919. [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] 
  • Hartog, J., Plug, E. J. S., Serrano, L. D., & Vieira, J. A. C. (1999). Compensation wage differentials for wage uncertainty. Working Paper TSER/STT, (WP1699). [details] 
  • Maassen van den Brink, H., Groot, W. J. N., & Plug, E. (1999). Calculating the value of life by an income evaluation approach. (Scholar working paper series; No. WP 03/99). Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam. [details] 
  • Plug, E. J. S. (1999). Is schooling a family thing? Effects of grandparents, parents, brothers and sisters on the school choices of boys and girls. Working Paper TSER/STT, (WP1599). [details] 
  • Plug, E. J. S., & Levin, J. (1999). Instrumenting education and the returns to schooling in the Netherlands. Labour Economics, 6, 521-534. [details] 
  • Margolis, D., Plug, E. J. S., Simonnet, V., & Vilhuber, L. (1999). Targeted Socio-Economic Research. Working Paper TSER/STT, WP3699. [details] 

1998

  • Groot, W. J. N., & Plug, E. (1998). Apprenticeship versus vocational education: Exemplified by the Dutch situation. (Working paper TSER/STT; No. WP 10-98). Orleans: Faculté de Droit, d'Économie et de Gestion d'Orleans. [details] 
  • Maassen van den Brink, H., Groot, W. J. N., & Plug, E. (1998). Wat is het leven ons waard. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 83(4158), 497-499. [details] 

1996

  • Plug, E. J. S., & van Praag, B. M. S. (1996). Similarity in response behaviour between households members. (TI discussion paper; No. 96-77/1). Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute. [details] 
  • Plug, E. J. S., van Praag, B. M. S., & Hartog, J. (1996). If we knew ability, how would we tax individuals. (TI discussion paper; No. 96-154/1). Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute. [details] 

1995

  • Plug, E. J. S., & van Praag, B. M. S. (1995). Welfare and intelligence. (TI discussion paper; No. TI1-95-196). onbekend: SEO. [details] 
  • van Praag, B. M. S., & Plug, E. J. S. (1995). New developments in the measurement of welfare and well-being. In Conference Papers Ragnar Frisch Centennial Conference Oslo: University of Oslo. [details] 

2002

  • Plug, E. J. S., & Berkhout, P. H. G. (2002). Het verdiende loon van homo's. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 87(4341), 16-18. [details] 

2001

  • Hartog, J., van Praag, B. M. S., & Plug, E. J. S. (2001). Een droomtax op inspanning. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 86, 308-311. [details] 
  • Plug, E. J. S. (2001). De genen daargelaten. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 86, 267-268. [details] 

1999

  • Webbink, H. D., Paape, A. H., Berkhout, P. H. G., & Plug, E. J. S. (1999). Neerwaartse verdringing nader bezien. 's Gravenhage: Ministerie voor Sociale Zaken en Werkgelegenheid. [details] 

1998

  • Groot, W. J. N., Maassen van den Brink, H., & Plug, E. J. S. (1998). Wat is het leven ons waard. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 4158, 497-499. [details] 

1997

  • Plug, E. J. S. (1997). Leyden welfare and beyond. Amsterdam [details] 

2015

  • Buser, T., Geijtenbeek, L., & Plug, E. (2015). Do gays shy away from competition? Do lesbians compete too much? (IZA Discussion Paper; No. 9382). Bonn: IZA. [details] 
  • Geijtenbeek, L., & Plug, E. J. S. (2015). Is There a Penalty for Becoming a Woman? Is There a Premium for Becoming a Man? Evidence from a Sample of Transsexual Workers. (IZA Discussion Paper; No. 9077). Bonn: IZA.
  • Plug, E. J. S., van der Klaauw, B., & Ziegler, L. (2015). Do Parental Networks Pay Off? Linking Children's Labor-market Outcomes to their Parents' Friends. (IZA Discussion Paper; No. 9074). Bonn: IZA.

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] 
  • Plug, E. J. S., Leuven, E., & Roenning, M. (2014). Education and Cancer Risk. (IZA Discussion Paper; No. 7956). Bonn: IZA.
  • Lundborg, P., Plug, E. J. S., & Wurz Rasmussen, A. (2014). Fertility Effects on Female Labor Supply: IV Evidence from IVF Treatments. (IZA Discussion Paper; No. 8609). Bonn: IZA.

2012

  • de Haan, M., Plug, E., & Rosero, J. (2012). Birth order and human capital development: evidence from Ecuador. (IZA Discussion Paper Series; No. 6706). Bonn: IZA - Institute for the Study of Labor. [details] 

2008

  • Holmlund, H., Lindahl, M., & Plug, E. (2008). The causal effect of parent's schooling on children's schooling: A comparison of estimation methods. (IZA discussion paper series; No. 3630). Bonn: IZA. [details] 

2002

  • Groot, W., Maassen van den Brink, H., & Plug, E. (2002). Money for health: The compensating variation of cardiovascular diseases. (Scholar Working Paper Series). Amsterdam: Scholar Research Center for Education and Labour. [details] 

2000

  • Plug, E. J. S. (2000). Measuring family effects on future returns to childhood ability. Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam.

1998

  • Plug, E. J. S., van Praag, B. M. S., & Hartog, J. (1998). Household equivalence scales and household taxation. Universiteit van Amsterdam. [details] 
  • Plug, E., & Groot, W. (1998). Vocational education versus apprenticeship; Exemplified by the Dutch situation. Universiteit van Amsterdam.
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