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    5037 AB Tilburg

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1985 …2019
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Discussion paper
2018
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Pension Communication in the Netherlands and Other Countries

Debets, S., Prast, H., Rossi, M. & van Soest, A., 14 Nov 2018, Tilburg: CentER, Center for Economic Research, 36 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2018-047).

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Communication
Pensions
The Netherlands
Decision making
Industry
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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).

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Communication
Pensions
The Netherlands
Decision making
Industry
2017
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The Predictive Power of Subjective Probability Questions

de Bresser, J. & van Soest, A., 7 Nov 2017, Tilburg: CentER, Center for Economic Research, 47 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2017-046).

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Subjective probability
Predictive power
Numeracy
Vote
Predictive validity
2016
537 Downloads (Pure)

New Job Matches and their Stability before and during the Crisis

Nagore Garcia, A. & van Soest, A., 1 Sep 2016, Tilburg: Econometrics, 35 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2016-033).

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Unemployment
Recession
Social security administration
Individual characteristics
Immigrants
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Wat Vinden en Verwachten Nederlanders van het Pensioen?

van Soest, A., Feb 2016, Tilburg: NETSPAR, 54 p. (Netspar Industry Paper; vol. Design 51).

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Huns
2014
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Unemployment Transitions to Stable and Unstable Jobs Before and During the Crisis

Nagore Garcia, A. & van Soest, A. H. O., 7 Apr 2014, Tilburg: Econometrics, 35 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2014-026).

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Unemployment
Exit
Unemployment benefits
Social security
Immigrants
2012
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Birth Spacing, Child Survival and Fertility Decisions: Analysis of Causal Mechanismsa

van Soest, A. H. O. & Saha, U. R., 2012, Tilburg: Econometrics, 41 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2012-018).

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fertility
health service
mortality
simulation
infant mortality
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Cause-specific Neonatal Deaths: Levels, Trend and Determinants in Rural Bangladesh, 1987-2005

Saha, U. R., van Soest, A. H. O. & Bijwaard, G. E., 2012, Tilburg: Econometrics, 43 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2012-016).

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Low Birth Weight Infant
Obstetrics
Health Services
Cause of Death
Perinatal Death
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Does Family Planning Reduce Infant Mortality? Evidence from Surveillance Data in Matlab, Bangladesh

van Soest, A. H. O. & Saha, U. R., 2012, Tilburg: Econometrics, 34 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2012-019).

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infant mortality
Bangladesh
family planning
surveillance
contraceptive

Labor Supply Heterogeneity and Demand for Child Care of Mothers with Young Children

Apps, P. F., Kabátek, J., Rees, R. & van Soest, A. H. O., Nov 2012, Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), 39 p. (IZA Discussion Paper; vol. 7007).

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Labor supply
Child care
Market work
Fiscal
Tax
2011
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Are Americans Really Less Happy With Their Incomes?

Kapteyn, A., Smith, J. P. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2011, Tilburg: Econometrics, (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2011-059).

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Income
Vignettes
Anchoring
Economics
Economic research
257 Downloads (Pure)

Peer Reporting and the Perception of Fairness

Douhou, S., Magnus, J. R. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2011, Tilburg: Econometrics, (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2011-068).

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Social norms
Crime
Fairness perceptions
Fairness
Peers
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The Fixed-Effects Zero-Inflated Poisson Model with an Application to Health Care Utilization

Majo, M. C. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2011, Tilburg: Econometrics, (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2011-083).

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Fixed Effects
Poisson Model
Healthcare
Count
Zero
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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., 2011, Tilburg: Econometrics, (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2011-065).

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pension
retirement
purchasing power
economics
Group
2010
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Does Income Taxation Affect Partners’ Household Chores?

van Soest, A. H. O. & Stancanelli, E. G. F., 2010, Tilburg: Econometrics, 41 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2010-76).

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Household
Housework
Taxation
Income taxation
Spouses
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The Perception of Small Crime

Douhou, S., Magnus, J. R. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2010, Tilburg: Econometrics, 32 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2010-115).

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offense
legal proceedings
human being
questionnaire
Social Norms
2009
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Heterogeneity in Risky Choice Behavior in a Broad Population

von Gaudecker, H. M., van Soest, A. H. O. & Wengstrom, E., 2009, Tilburg: Econometrics, 38 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2009-12).

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Structural parameters
Choice behavior
Risky choice
Socio-economics
Unobserved heterogeneity
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Infant Mortality in Rural Bangladesh: State Dependence vs. Unobserved Heterogeneity

Saha, U. R. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2009, Tilburg: Econometrics, 33 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2009-26).

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Siblings
Infant Death
Maternal-Child Health Services
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Mode and Context Effects of Measuring Household Assets

van Soest, A. H. O. & Kapteyn, A., 2009, Tilburg: Econometrics, 35 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2009-14).

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Context effects
Household
Assets
Internet survey
World Wide Web
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The Puzzle of Muslim Advantage in Child Survival in India

Bhalotra, S., Valente, C. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2009, Tilburg: Econometrics, 57 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2009-13).

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Muslim
India
social status
Religion
gender
2008
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Design Effects in Web Surveys: Comparing Trained and Fresh Respondents

Toepoel, V., Das, J. W. M. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2008, Tilburg: Econometrics, 31 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2008-51).

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Web survey
Satisficing
Rating scales
Experiment
Layout
238 Downloads (Pure)

Intertemporal Consumption with Directly Measured Welfare Functions and Subjective Expectations

Kapteyn, A., Kleinjans, K. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2008, Tilburg: Econometrics, 30 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2008-85).

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Welfare function
Subjective expectations
Intertemporal elasticity of substitution
Predictive power
Cross section
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Relating Question Type to Panel Conditioning: A Comparison between Trained and Fresh Respondents

Toepoel, V., Das, J. W. M. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2008, Tilburg: Econometrics, 8 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2008-4).

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Conditioning
Participation
Cognition
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Selection and Mode Effects in Risk Preference Elicitation Experiments

von Gaudecker, H. M., van Soest, A. H. O. & Wengstrom, E., 2008, Tilburg: Econometrics, 28 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2008-11).

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Preference elicitation
Risk preferences
World Wide Web
Experiment
Internet survey
2007
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Can I use a Panel? Panel Conditioning and Attrition Bias in Panel Surveys

Das, J. W. M., Toepoel, V. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2007, Tilburg: Econometrics, 26 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2007-56).

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Attrition
Conditioning
Household
Sample design
Participation
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Preferences, Intentions, and Expectations: A Large-Scale Experiment With a Representative Subject Pool

Bellemare, C., Kroger, S. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2007, Tilburg: Econometrics, 30 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2007-64).

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Experiment
Relative importance
Subjective probability
Econometric models
Ultimatum game
239 Downloads (Pure)

Validating the Use of Vignettes for Subjective Threshold Scales

van Soest, A. H. O., Delaney, L., Harmon, C., Kapteyn, A. & Smith, J. P., 2007, Tilburg: Econometrics, (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2007-43).

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model comparison
self-assessment
job satisfaction
Ireland
Group
2006
237 Downloads (Pure)

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., 2006, Tilburg: Econometrics, 31 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2006-19).

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World Wide Web
Information processing
Questionnaire
Need for cognition
Benchmark
386 Downloads (Pure)

Design of Web Questionnaires: The Effect of Layout in Rating Scales

Toepoel, V., Das, J. W. M. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2006, Tilburg: Econometrics, 36 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2006-30).

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Experiments
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Dynamics of Work Disability and Pain

Kapteyn, A., Smith, J. P. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2006, Tilburg: Econometrics, 31 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2006-22).

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Pain
Dynamic panel data model
Workers
Health and Retirement Study
2005
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Actions and Beliefs: Estimating Distribution-Based Preferences Using a Large Scale Experiment with Probability Questions on Expectations

Bellemare, C., Kroger, S. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2005, Tilburg: Econometrics, 46 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2005-82).

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Ultimatum game
Experiment
Dictator game
Dictator
Equity
236 Downloads (Pure)

Birth Spacing and Neonatal Mortality in India: Dynamics, Frailty and Fecundity

Bhalotra, S. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2005, Tilburg: Econometrics, 44 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2005-6).

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Design of Web Questionnaires: A Test for Number of Items per Screen

Toepoel, V., Das, J. W. M. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2005, Tilburg: Econometrics, 43 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2005-114).

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Experiments
2004
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A Test for Anchoring and Yea-Saying in Experimental Consumption Data

van Soest, A. H. O. & Hurd, M., 2004, Tilburg: Econometrics, 34 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2004-27).

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evidence
literature
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Health and Wealth of Elderly Couples: Causality Tests Using Dynamic Panel Data Models

Michaud, P. C. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2004, Tilburg: Econometrics, 49 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2004-81).

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Dynamic panel data model
Wealth
Health
Causality test
Causality
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International Comparisons of Work Disability

Banks, J., Kapteyn, A., Smith, J. P. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2004, Tilburg: Econometrics, 43 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2004-36).

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international comparison
disability
Netherlands
human being
methodology
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Models for Anchoring and Acquiescence Bias in Consumption Data

van Soest, A. H. O. & Hurd, M., 2004, Tilburg: Econometrics, 40 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2004-26).

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Anchoring
Survey data
Non-response
Deviation
Economic variables
2003
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An Analysis of Ratings of Russian Banks

van Soest, A. H. O., Peresetsky, A. & Karminsky, A. M., 2003, Tilburg: Econometrics, 24 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2003-85).

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Rating
Rating agencies
Loans
Ordered probit model
Foreign investors
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Consumers and Experts: An Econometric Analysis of the Demand for Water Heaters

Bartels, R., Fiebig, D. G. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2003, Tilburg: Econometrics, 29 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2003-26).

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Water
Econometric analysis
Product information
Accountants
Information asymmetry
2002
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Modeling Comovements in Trading Intensities to Distinguish Sector and Stock Specific News

Spierdijk, L., Nijman, T. E. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2002, Tilburg: Econometrics, 26 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2002-69).

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News
Trade intensity
Comovement
Modeling
Probit
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Semi-parametric Models for Satisfaction with Income

Bellemare, C., Melenberg, B. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2002, Tilburg: Econometrics, 39 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2002-87).

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Household income
Semiparametric model
Income
Equivalence scales
Specification test
275 Downloads (Pure)

The Price Impact of Trades in Illiquid Stocks in Periods of High and Low Market Activity

Spierdijk, L., Nijman, T. E. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2002, Tilburg: Econometrics, 33 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2002-29).

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Price impact
Market activity
Trade intensity
Bid/ask spread
High-frequency data
2001
315 Downloads (Pure)

Complexity and Accuracy in Consumer Choice: The Double Benefits of Being the Consistently Better Brand

Conlon, B. J., Dellaert, B. G. C. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2001, Tilburg: Marketing, 39 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2001-54).

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Consumer choice
Bonus
Consumer utility
Market share
230 Downloads (Pure)

Nonparametric Bounds in the Presence of Item Nonresponse, Unfolding Brackets and Anchoring

Vazquez-Alvarez, R., Melenberg, B. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2001, Tilburg: Econometrics, 40 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2001-67).

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Anchoring
Item nonresponse
Nonparametric bounds
Non-response
Household survey
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Non-take-up of Tax-favored Savings Plans: Are Household Portfolios Optimal?

Alessie, R. J. M., Hochgürtel, S. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2001, Tilburg: Econometrics, 22 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2001-71).

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Tax
Household portfolios
Savings
Employers
Financial wealth
293 Downloads (Pure)

Optimal Effort in Consumer Choice: Theory and Experimental Evidence for Binary Choice

Conlon, B. J., Dellaert, B. G. C. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2001, Tilburg: Econometrics, 39 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2001-51).

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Consumer choice
Binary choice
Choice theory
Costs
Task complexity
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Ownership of Stocks and Mutual Funds: A Panel Data Analysis

Alessie, R. J. M., Hochgürtel, S. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2001, Tilburg: Econometrics, 39 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2001-94).

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Ownership
Panel data analysis
Mutual funds
Assets
Unobserved heterogeneity
2000
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A Structural Labor Supply Model with Nonparametric Preferences

van Soest, A. H. O., Das, J. W. M. & Gong, X., 2000, Tilburg: Econometrics, 38 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2000-60).

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Labor supply
Tax
Measurement error
Leisure
Economic structure
291 Downloads (Pure)

Combining and Comparing Consumers' Stated Preference Ratings and Choice Responses

Conlon, B. J., Dellaert, B. G. C. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2000, Tilburg: Econometrics, 44 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2000-119).

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Rating
Stated preference
Random coefficients
Econometric models
Multinomial logit
253 Downloads (Pure)

Expected Versus Realized Income Changes: A Test of the Rational Expectation Hypothesis

Das, J. W. M. & van Soest, A. H. O., 2000, Tilburg: Econometrics, 39 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2000-105).

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Household income
Income
Expectations hypothesis
Rational expectations
Prediction