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    5037 AB Tilburg

    Netherlands

1985 …2019
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Personal profile

Research interests

Research interests:

micro-econometrics, discrete choice models, panel data, labour supply, retirement, economics of ageing, savings and portfolio choice, expectations, health and economic status, child mortality, economic experiments, Internet surveys.

Career

2004-.......: professor in econometrics, Tilburg University

2003-2007: senior economist, RAND corporation, Santa Monica

1995-2003: professor in econometrics, Tilburg University

1992-1997: researcher, Netherlands Royal Academy of Sciences

1991-1995: associate professor, Tilburg University

1988-1990: assistant professor, Tilburg University

1987-1989: junior researcher, Economics Institute Tilburg

1985-1987: junior researcher, Tilburg University

1984-1989: teacher mathematics, Teachers Training Institute Fontys, Tilburg

Teaching

Teaching experience:

Undergraduate level: introductory econometrics, micro-econometrics (discrete choice and limited dependent variable models, duration models, panel data, retirement economics), time series models, mathematics, statistics and probability theory.

Graduate level: applied non- and semiparametrics, applied econometrics, econometric methods, panel data, simulation based inference.

 

Current courses

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PhD supervision

  • Menno Pradhan; October 1994 (supervised jointly with Joop Hartog)
  • Jimmy Miller; September 1996
  • Erwin Charlier; November 1997 (supervised jointly with Bertrand Melenberg)
  • Rob Euwals; December 1997 (supervised jointly with Bertrand Melenberg)
  • Marcel Das; January 1998 (supervised jointly with Ben van der Genugten)
  • Stefan Hochguertel; June 1998 (supervised jointly with Rob Alessie)
  • Bas Donkers; June 2000 (supervised jointly with Bertrand Melenberg)
  • Xiaodong Gong; February 2001
  • Rosalia Vazquez-Alvarez; June 2001 (supervised jointly with Bertrand Melenberg)
  • Bernard Conlon; June 2001 (supervised jointly with Benedict Dellaert)
  • Laura Spierdijk; June 2003 (supervised jointly with Theo Nijman)
  • Charles Bellemare; May 2004
  • Tu Qin; May 2005 (supervised jointly with Bas Donkers and Bertrand Melenberg)
  • Pierre-Carl Michaud; May 2005 (supervised jointly with Jan van Ours)
  • Vera Toepoel; November 2008 (supervised jointly with Marcel Das)
  • Karen van der Wiel; December 2009(supervised jointly withFrederic Vermeulen)
  • Maria Cristina Majo; December 2010 (supervised jointly with Franco Peracchi; joint PhD with Tor Vergata, Rome)
  • Hana Vonkova; May 2011 (supervised jointly with Arie Kapteyn)
  • Titus Galama ; June 2011 (supervised jointly with Arie Kapteyn)
  • Marike Knoef; September 2011 (supervised jointly with Rob Alessie and Adriaan Kalwij)
  • Luc Bissonnette; January 2012
  • Unnati Rani Saha; February 2012
  • Salima Douhou; June 2012 (supervised jointly with Jan Magnus)
  • Tunga Kantarci; September 2012
  • Jochem de Bresser; December 2013 (supervised jointly with Frederic Vermeulen) 
  • Geng Niu; September 2014 (supervised jointly with Bertrand Melenberg)
  • Niels Vermeer; January 2015 (supervised jointly with Daniel van Vuuren)
  • Amparo Nagore García; October 2015 (supervised jointly with Maria Rochina Barrachina - Joint PhD with University of Valencia)
  • Marika de Bruijne; October 2015 (supervised jointly with Marcel Das)
  • Stefan Hubner; November 2016 (supervised jointly with Pavel Cizek)
  • Mitzi Perez Padilla; October 2017 (supervised jointly with Sigrid Suetens)
  • Joris van Toor; December 2017 (supervised jointly with Kees Cools)
  • Nicola Ciccarelli; February 2018 (supervised jointly with Bertrand Melenberg)
  • Chen Sun; September 2018 (supervised jointly with Gijs van de Kuilen)

Keywords

  • Ageing
  • Stated Preferences
  • Micro-Econometrics
  • Labour Economics

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Research Output 1985 2019

Effective and sustainable private pensions

van Soest, A. & Nijman, T., 2019, The Future of Ageing in Europe: Making an Asset of Longevity. Walker, A. (ed.). Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 79 - 106

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Private pensions
Pensions
Defined contribution
Pension system
Decision making
Open Access

Individual heterogeneity and pension choices: Evidence from Italy

Gallo, G., Torricelli, C. & van Soest, A., Apr 2018, In : Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. 148, p. 260-281

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Italy
Employees
Pensions
Pension funds
Participation

Informal caregiving, employment status and work hours of the 50+ population in Europe

Ciccarelli, N. & van Soest, A., Sep 2018, In : De Economist. 166, 3, p. 363-396

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Employment status
Hours of work
Caregiving
Informal care
Work hours

Pension Communication in the Netherlands and Other Countries

van Soest, A., Prast, H. & Rossi, M., Jul 2018, Tilburg: NETSPAR, 36 p. (Netspar Discussion Papers; vol. 07/2018-036).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperOther research output

Open Access
File
Communication
Pensions
The Netherlands
Decision making
Industry

Activities 2007 2018

IZA Journal of Labor Policy (Journal)

Arthur van Soest (Editorial board member)
2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Empirical Economics: A quarterly journal of the Institute for Advanced Studies (Journal)

Arthur van Soest (Editor)
2018 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

CentERdata Institute for Data Collection and Research, Tilburg University (External organisation)

Arthur van Soest (Member)
2018 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of councilScientific

Pension Communication in the Netherlands and Other Countries

H.M. Prast (Speaker), Arthur van Soest (Speaker), Mariacristina Rossi (Speaker)
16 Jan 201818 Jan 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

Labour Economics (Journal)

Arthur van Soest (Editor in chief)
2018 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Projects 2012 2017

Prizes / Recognition

Distinguished author Journal of Applied Econometrics

Arthur van Soest (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Other marks of recognition

Hennipman Prize 2003

Arthur van Soest (Recipient) & J.W.M. Das (Recipient), 2003

Prize

Economics
Economists