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

Faculty of Economics and Business
Section Microeconomics
Photographer: FEB

Visiting address
  • Roetersstraat 11
  • Room number: 6.26
Postal address
  • Postbus 15867
    1001 NJ Amsterdam
  • Profile

    Research interest

    Family, education and labor economics

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    Curriculum Vitae

  • Affiliations
  • Publications

    2021

    2018

    2017

    2016

    2014

    2011

    • 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. https://doi.org/10.1257/jel.49.3.615 [details]
    • de Haan, M., & Plug, E. (2011). Estimating intergenerational schooling mobility on censored samples: consequences and remedies. Journal of Applied Econometrics, 26(1), 151-166. https://doi.org/10.1002/jae.1123 [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

    2005

    2004

    • Groot, W., Maassen van den Brink, H., & Plug, E. (2004). Money for health: The equivalent variation of cardiovascular diseases. Health Economics, 13(9), 859-872. https://doi.org/10.1002/hec.867 [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.
    • 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. https://doi.org/10.1257/000282804322970850 [details]
    • Plug, E. J. S., & Berkhout, P. H. G. (2004). A Bivariate Poisson Count Data Model Using Conditional Probabilities. Statistica Neerlandica, 58(3), 349-364. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00148-003-0136-3

    2003

    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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/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

    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., & 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.

    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]
    • 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., & Berkhout, P. H. G. (2001). Effects of sexual preferences on earnings in the Netherlands. Discussion paper series IZA, 344. [details]
    • 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]

    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. (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]
    • Margolis, D., Plug, E. J. S., Simonnet, V., & Vilhuber, L. (1999). Targeted Socio-Economic Research. Working Paper TSER/STT, WP3699. [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]

    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]

    2008

    • Plug, E. (2008). Zo vader, zo zoon. (Oratiereeks). Amsterdam: Vossiuspers UvA. [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]

    Journal editor

    • Plug, E. (member of editorial board) (2021-2030). Economic Journal (Journal).

    Talk / presentation

    • Plug, E. (speaker) (30-11-2021). seminar (University of Gothenburg), University of Gothenburg.
    • Plug, E. (speaker) (1-5-2021). presentation workshop (CESifo Munich University), CESifo.
    • Plug, E. (speaker) (14-4-2021). Ringfohrlesung Economics, Love, and Sexuality, Mannheim (April 2021), University of Mannheim.

    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. (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 Series; No. 9077). Bonn: IZA. [details]
    • Plug, E., 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 Series; No. 9074). Bonn: IZA. [details]

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

    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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