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2018

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

The effect of retirement on healthcare utilization: Evidence from China

Zhang, Y., Salm, M. & van Soest, A., Nov 2018, In : Journal of Health Economics. 62, p. 165-177

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
China
Delivery of Health Care
Developed Countries
Inpatients
Education

What they say and what they do: Comparing physical activity across the USA, England and the Netherlands

Kapteyn, A., Banks, J., Hamer, M., Smith, J. P., Steptoe, A., van Soest, A., Koster, A. & Htay Wah, S., Jun 2018, In : Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 72, 6, p. 471-476

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
England
Netherlands
Self Report
Exercise
Wrist
2017

New job matches and their stability before and during the crisis

Nagore Garcia, A. & van Soest, A., 2017, In : International Journal of Manpower. 38, 7, p. 975-995

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Economics
Unemployment
Recession

Unemployment exits before and during the crisis

Nagore Garcia, A. & van Soest, A., Dec 2017, In : Labour. 31, 4, p. 337-368

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

unemployment
Spain
immigrant
hazard
determinants
2016

Demanding occupations and the retirement age

Vermeer, N., Mastrogiacomo, M. & Van Soest, A., Dec 2016, In : Labour Economics. 43, p. 159-170 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Financial literacy and preparation for retirement

Prast, H. & van Soest, A., May 2016, In : Intereconomics: Review of European Economic Policy. 51, 3, p. 113-118

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Retirement
Financial literacy
Pensions
Preparation
Standard of living

Labor supply heterogeneity and demand for child care of mothers with young children

Apps, P., Kabatek, J., Rees, R. & van Soest, A., Dec 2016, In : Empirical Economics: A quarterly journal of the Institute for Advanced Studies. 51, 4, p. 1641-1677 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Partners’ leisure time truly together upon retirement

Stancanelli, E. G. F. & van Soest, A., Dec 2016, In : IZA Journal of Labor Economics. 5, 1, 12.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Leisure time
Retirement
Leisure
Externalities
France
2015

Een gedragseconomisch verantwoorde keuzevrijheid in de uittreedleeftijd

van Soest, A. H. O., 12 Feb 2015, In : Economisch Statistische Berichten. 100, 4703S, p. 64-69

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Heterogeneity in consumers' income and pension expectations

Bissonnette, L. & van Soest, A., 2015, In : Journal of Pension Economics and Finance. 14, 4, p. 439-465

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Income
Pensions
Socio-economics
Financial crisis
Pension reform

Nobelprijs 2015 voor Angus Deaton

van Soest, A., 2015, In : Economisch Statistische Berichten. 100, 4720, p. 632-633 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access

Retirement expectations and satisfaction with retirement provisions

de Bresser, J. & van Soest, A., Mar 2015, In : The Review of Income and Wealth. 61, 1, p. 119-139 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Retirement
Pensions
Replacement rate
Optimism
Unobserved heterogeneity

Satisfaction with daily activities after retirement

Bonsang, E. & van Soest, A., Jul 2015, In : Ageing & Society. 35, 6, p. 1146-1170

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Retirement
Country differences
Vignettes
Anchoring
Ranking
2014

Cause-specific neonatal deaths in rural Bangladesh, 1987–2005: Levels, trends, and determinants

Saha, U. R., van Soest, A. & Bijwaard, G. E., 2014, In : Population Studies . 68, 3, p. 247-263

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Bangladesh
determinants
Disease
death
communicable disease

How sensitive are retirement decisions to financial incentives? A stated preference analysis

van Soest, A. H. O. & Vonkova, H., Mar 2014, In : Journal of Applied Econometrics. 29, 2, p. 246-264

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

retirement
incentive
income
retirement age
pension

Income taxation, labour supply and housework: A discrete choice model for French couples

Kabatek, J., van Soest, A. H. O. & Stancanelli, E. G. F., Apr 2014, In : Labour Economics. 27, p. 30-43

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Kinky choices, dictators and split might: A non-cooperative model for household consumption and labor supply

Boone, J., van der Wiel, K., van Soest, A. H. O. & Vermeulen, F. M. P., Nov 2014, In : IZA Journal of Labor Economics. 3, 11, p. 1-19

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Labor supply
Dictator
Household consumption
Spouses
Dictatorship

Rounding, focal point answers and nonresponse to subjective probability questions

Kleinjans, K. & van Soest, A. H. O., Jun 2014, In : Journal of Applied Econometrics. 29, 4, p. 567-585

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

response behavior
retirement
Subjective probability
Non-response
event

Testing the specifications of parametric models using anchoring vignettes

van Soest, A. H. O. & Vonkova, H., Jan 2014, In : Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A. 177, 1, p. 115-133

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Probit Model
Parametric Model
Specification
Ranking
Testing
2013

Are Americans really less happy with their incomes?

Kapteyn, A., Smith, J. P. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2013, In : The Review of Income and Wealth. 59, 1, p. 44-65

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Income
Vignettes
Anchoring
Economics
Economic research

Contraceptive use, birth spacing, and child survival in Matlab, Bangladesh

Saha, U. R. & van Soest, A. H. O., Mar 2013, In : Studies in Family Planning. 44, 1, p. 45-66

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

infant mortality
contraceptive
Bangladesh
birth order
infant

Explaining subjective well-being: the role of victimization, trust, health and social norms

Douhou, S. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2013, In : Applied Econometrics. 31, 3, p. 52-78

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Social Norms
victimization
well-being
health
offense

Hoe gevoelig is de pensioenleeftijd voor financiële prikkels?

van Soest, A. H. O., 2013, In : PM: Pensioen magazine. 18, 12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Implications of full and partial retirement for replacement rates in a defined benefit system

Kantarci, T., Smeets, I. & van Soest, A. H. O., Oct 2013, In : The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance. 38, 4, p. 824-856

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Retirement
Pensions
Replacement rate
Defined benefit
Occupational pension

Survey response in probabilistic questions and its impact on inference

de Bresser, J. R. & van Soest, A. H. O., Dec 2013, In : Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. 96, December, p. 65-84

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Non-response
Inference
Covariates
Socio-economics
Unobserved heterogeneity
2012

Comparing the well-being of older Europeans: Introduction

Juerges, H. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2012, In : Social Indicators Research. 105, 2, p. 187-190

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Complexity effects in choice experiments-based models

Dellaert, B. G. C., Donkers, B. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2012, In : Journal of Marketing Research. 49, 3, p. 424-434

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Choice experiment
Choice models
Mixed logit model
Decision strategy
Prediction

Economische beslissingen van individuen en huishoudens

van Soest, A. H. O., 2012, In : Economisch Statistische Berichten. 97, 4637, p. 372-375

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Experts in experiments: How selection matters for estimated distributions of risk preferences

von Gaudecker, H. M., van Soest, A. H. O. & Wengstrom, E., 2012, In : Journal of Risk and Uncertainty. 45, 2, p. 159-190

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Risk preferences
Experiment
Self-selection
Sampling
Violations

Income and health care utilization among the 50+ in Europe and the US

Majo, M. C. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2012, In : Applied Econometrics. 28, 4, p. 3-22

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Income
Health care utilization
Health care system
Copayments
Public expenditure

Peer reporting and the perception of fairness

Douhou, S., Magnus, J. R. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2012, In : De Economist. 160, 3, p. 289-310

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Social norms
Crime
Fairness perceptions
Fairness
Peers

Retirement and home production: A regression discontinuity approach

Stancanelli, E. G. F. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2012, In : American Economic Review. 102, 3, p. 600-605

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Home production
Retirement
Regression discontinuity
Causal effect
Fuzzy regression

Satisfaction with job and income among older individuals across European countries

Bonsang, E. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2012, In : Social Indicators Research. 105, 2, p. 227-254

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Job Satisfaction
job satisfaction
income
household income
well-being

Satisfaction with social contacts of older Europeans

Bonsang, E. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2012, In : Social Indicators Research. 105, 2, p. 273-292

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

social relations
Health Surveys
determinants
retirement
ranking

The future of retirement and the pension system: How the public's expectations vary over time and across socio-economic groups

Bissonnette, L. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2012, In : IZA Journal of European Labor Studies. 1, 2, p. 1-21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Socio-economics
Pension system
Retirement
Social security
Old age
2011
668 Downloads (Pure)

Heterogeneity in risky choice behavior in a broad population

von Gaudecker, H. M., van Soest, A. H. O. & Wengstrom, E., 2011, In : American Economic Review. 101, 2, p. 664-694

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Structural parameters
Choice behavior
Risky choice
Socio-economics
Unobserved heterogeneity

Infant mortality in rural Bangladesh: State dependence vs. unobserved heterogeneity

Saha, U. R. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2011, In : Population Studies. 65, 3, p. 273-287

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

infant mortality
Bangladesh
health
death
birth order
381 Downloads (Pure)

Nonparametric tests of panel conditioning and attrition bias in panel surveys

Das, J. W. M., van Soest, A. H. O. & Toepoel, V., 2011, In : Sociological Methods and Research. 40, 1, p. 32-56

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

File
conditioning
trend
participation
interview
experience

Preferences, intentions, and expectations. A large-scale experiment with a representative subject pool

Bellemare, C., Kroger, S. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2011, In : Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 78, 3, p. 349-365

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Experiment
Violations
Relative importance
Subjective probability
Econometric models

Temporary and permanent unit non-response in follow-up interviews of the Health and Retirement Study

Michaud, P. C., Kapteyn, A., Smith, J. P. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2011, In : Longitudinal and Life Course Studies. 2, 2, p. 145-169

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

response behavior
retirement
labor force participation
interview
health

The perception of small crime

Douhou, S., Magnus, J. R. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2011, In : European Journal of Political Economy. 27, 4, p. 749-763

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

offense
human being
Crime
questionnaire
offender

Validating the use of anchoring vignettes for the correction of response scale differences in subjective questions

van Soest, A. H. O., Delaney, L., Harmon, C., Kapteyn, A. & Smith, J. P., 2011, In : Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A. 174, 3, p. 575-595

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

model comparison
self-assessment
job satisfaction
Job Satisfaction
Self-assessment
2010

The puzzle of Muslim advantage in child survival in India

Bhalotra, S., Valente, C. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2010, In : Journal of Health Economics. 29, 2, p. 191-204

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Islam
Survival Rate
Education
2009

Design of web questionnaires: The effects of the number of items per screen

Toepoel, V., Das, J. W. M. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2009, In : Field Methods. 21, 2, p. 200-213

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

response behavior
questionnaire
layout
interview
evaluation

Design of web questionnaires: An information-processing perspective for the effect of response categories

Toepoel, V., Vis, C. M., Das, J. W. M. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2009, In : Sociological Methods and Research. 37, 3, p. 371-392

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

information processing
questionnaire
information process
cognition
ability
583 Downloads (Pure)

Design of web questionnaires: The effect of layout in rating scales

Toepoel, V., Das, J. W. M. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2009, In : Journal of Official Statistics. 25, 4, p. 509-528

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File
Questionnaire
Layout
Experiment
Design
Reverse

In-school labour supply, parental transfers, and wages

Dustmann, C., Micklewright, J. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2009, In : Empirical Economics: A quarterly journal of the Institute for Advanced Studies. 37, 1, p. 201-218

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Labor Supply
labor supply
Wages
wage
school