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  • Prof. Cobbenhagenlaan 221, Montesquieu Building, room M 613

    5037 DE Tilburg

    Netherlands

1985 …2019
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Personal profile

Research interests

Labour market dynamics, subjective well-being, employment careers, inequality, income and poverty dynamics, comparative Welfare State analysis, Flexicurity, social security, social policy, ageing and pensions, health care, panel methodology

Teaching

Labour market

Education, Work and Life Chances

Labour Market,  Income and Dynamics

Current courses

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PhD supervision

PhD's completed:
Gelissen, J. (2001) Worlds of Welfare, Worlds of Consent? Public Opinion on the Welfare State, (with W. Arts).
Fouarge, D. (2002), Minimum Protection, Subsidiarity and its Application in European Social Policy (with J. Berghman).
Schils, T. (2005), The Dynamics of the Labor market Behavior of Senior Workers, A Comparative Study.Vandecasteele, L. (2007), Dynamic Inequalities. The Impact of Stratification Determinants for Poverty and Income Dynamics in European Welfare Regimes (defended at 10 September 2007).
Pavlopoulos, D. (2007) Wage Mobility, Income Inequality and the Life Course. Modelling the effects of life events on wage mobility and income inequality based on international panel-data, Tilburg University (With Vermunt); (defended at 12 September 2007).
Dekker, R. (2007), Flexible labor, institutions and economic mobility (defended at 30 November 2007).
Manzoni, A. (2010), NWO: Labour and job mobility according to retrospective life-course and prospective panel designs: a substantive and methodological comparison in five countries

Current:
De Louw, Sylvie (2013-2016), Social integration of welfare recipients: the impact of capabilities and the effects of public interventions.   
Peijen, R (2014-2016), Employment  Pools and Labour Market Chances: Evaluation of a Field Experiment

External positions

Supervisory Committee (OGT)

31 Dec 2016 → …

(S&L zorg)

16 Mar 20091 Jan 2018

Keywords

  • Social Capital
  • Labour Economics
  • Mobility Of Labour
  • Labour And Health
  • Social Stratification
  • Labour Market
  • Social Inequality
  • Sociology
  • Labour Market Policy
  • Poverty
  • Labour Market Issues
  • Social Sciences
  • Older Workers
  • Social Security
  • Working Hours
  • Inequality
  • Labour Issues
  • Welfare States
  • Social Exclusion
  • Labour Market Segmentation

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Research Output 1985 2019

Wages and employment security following a major disaster: A 17-year population-based longitudinal comparative study

van der Velden, P., Muffels, R., Peijen, R. & Bosmans, M., 29 Mar 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 3, p. 1-22 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Wages
Disasters
Netherlands
Mental Health
Medical problems

Welfare states’ social investment strategies and the emergence of Dutch experiments on a minimum income guarantee

Groot, L., Muffels, R. J. & Verlaat, T., Apr 2019, In : Social Policy & Society . 18, 2, p. 277-287 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

minimum income
social investment
basic income
welfare state
guarantee

What do housing wealth and tenure have to do with it? Changes in wellbeing of men and women after divorce using Australian panel data

André, S., Dewilde, C. & Muffels, R., 2019, In : Social Science Research. 78, 1, p. 104-118 78.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

divorce
housing
happiness
welfare
homeowner

A theory of life satisfaction dynamics: Stability, change and volatility in 25-year life trajectories in Germany

Headey, B. & Muffels, R. J. A., 1 Nov 2018, In : Social Indicators Research. 140, 2, p. 837-866

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Volatilization
Germany
SOEP
Value of Life
Values

Een nieuwe visie op de arbeidsmarkt

Muffels, R., 1 Oct 2018, In : UWV Magazine. 2018, Oktober, p. 8-10

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Press / Media

Studenten van nu hebben het niet zwaarder dan studenten vroeger

Peter van der Velden, J.W.M. Das & Ruud Muffels

26/04/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment