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  • Prof. Cobbenhagenlaan 125, Reitse Poort, room RP 204

    5037 DB Tilburg

    Netherlands

1985 …2019
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Research Output 1985 2019

2019

Housing tenure, housing wealth and subjective wellbeing in Australia: The case of unemployment

André, S. C. H., Dewilde, C. & Muffels, R., 2019, Wealth(s) and subjective well-being. Brulé, G. & Suter, C. (eds.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer, p. 281-304 (Social Indicators Research Series 76).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Private arbeidsintegratie: Evaluatie van het Philips Werkgelegenheidsplan

Translated title of the contribution: Private-sector labor market reintegration: Evaluating the Philips Work-Experience ProgramPeijen, R., Wilthagen, T., Muffels, R. & Dekker, R., 5 Jun 2019, In : Tijdschrift voor Arbeidsvraagstukken. 35, 2, p. 189-205 17 p., 8.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Young Adult
Mental Health
Mental Health Services
Logistic Models

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., 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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

divorce
housing
happiness
welfare
homeowner
2018

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

Headey, B. & Muffels, R. J. A., 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

Translated title of the contribution: A new vision on the labor marketMuffels, R., 2018, In : UWV Magazine. 2018, Oktober, p. 8-10

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

employment conditions
job search
welfare recipient
living conditions
social welfare

Mrs. Aristotele’s teeth: How SOEP transformed life satisfaction research

Headey, B. & Muffels, R. J. A., 2018, Innovation und Wissenstransfer in der empirischen Sozial- und Verhaltensforschung. Erlinghagen, M., Hank, K. & Kreyenfeld, M. (eds.). Frankfurt/New York: Campus Verlag, p. 39-57

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

SOEP
Aristotle
evidence
role play
metaphor

Potentially traumatic events and job satisfaction: A prospective population-based comparative study

van der Velden, P., Setti, I., Bosmans, M. & Muffels, R., 1 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. p. 226-233 8 p., 60,3.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Job Satisfaction
Multivariate Analysis
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Studenten van nu hebben het niet zwaarder dan studenten vroeger

Translated title of the contribution: Nowadays students do not suffer more than students of earlier generationsvan der Velden, P., Das, M. & Muffels, R., 26 Apr 2018, 1 p. NRC Research Press.

Research output: Other contributionOther research output

Open Access
File

The stability of mental health problems among Dutch 19-24 years students and non-students in the past decade

van der Velden, P., Das, M. & Muffels, R., 2018, (Unpublished) 13 p.

Research output: Working paperOther research output

Mental Health
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
Young Adult
Logistic Models
Depression
4 Downloads (Pure)

Welfare capitalism: The ten year impact of governments on poverty, inequality and financial risk in West Germany, the Netherlands and the USA

Headey, B. & Muffels, R. J., 2018, Combating poverty in Europe: The German welfare regime in practice. Krause, P., Backer, G. & Hanesch, W. (eds.). London/New York: Routledge, 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Poverty
Capitalism
West Germany
Government
Financial risk
2017

Balans tussen flex en vast

Muffels, R. J. A. & de Lange, A., 7 Apr 2017, In : PW De Gids. 2017, April , p. 24-25

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

De mens centraal: Een kantelend arbeidsmarktperspectief?

de Lange, A., Jongejan, J. & Muffels, R. J. A., 1 Oct 2017, Omdat het kan! : HRM-Handvatten voor een inclusieve arbeidsmarkt. de Lange, A. (ed.). Alphen aan den Rijn: B + B Vakmedianet BV, p. 81-97

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Human Resources
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Do housing wealth and tenure (change) moderate the relationship between divorce and subjective wellbeing

André, S. C. H., Dewilde, C. L. & Muffels, R. J. A., 5 May 2017, p. 1-30, (HOWCOME Working Paper Series).

Research output: Working paperOther research output

Open Access
File
Divorce
Housing wealth
Subjective well-being
Housing tenure
Home ownership

Flexibele arbeid en zekerheid: Op naar een betere balans

Translated title of the contribution: Flexible labour and securityMuffels, R. J. A. & de Lange, A., 1 Aug 2017, In : Stand. MZ. 2017, Mei, p. 16-17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Labor

Learning from the Dutch case: Innovating youth (un)employment policies in Amsterdam, Eindhoven and Tilburg

van der Meer, M., Muffels, R. & Bekker, S., 2017, STYLE Handbook. p. 1 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

youth unemployment
employment policy
economic crisis
national minority
qualification
economic integration
panel data
happiness
migrant
well-being

Towards a theory of medium term life satisfaction: Similar results for Australia, Britain and Germany

Headey, B. & Muffels, R. J. A., 2017, In : Social Indicators Research. 134, 1, p. 359-384

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Germany
SOEP
cause
intuition
household income

Vertrouwen in wetenschap stabiel en behoorlijk groot

van der Velden, P. & Muffels, R., 27 Feb 2017, In : NRC Handelsblad.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

2016

Regional governance of youth unemployment: A comparison of three Innovative Practices of Multi-Level Cooperation in the Netherlands

Muffels, R., van der Meer, M. & Bekker, S., 12 Dec 2016, (In preparation) STYLE Horizon 2020 Project, p. 1-22.

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperOther research output

youth unemployment
Netherlands
governance
labor market
vocational education
47 Downloads (Pure)

Towards a theory of life satisfaction: Accounting for stability, change and volatility in 25-year life trajectories in Germany

Headey, B. & Muffels, R., 19 Sep 2016, Berlin: DIW, p. 1-38, (SOEP Discussion Papers).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperOther research output

Open Access
File
Values
need satisfaction
church attendance
SOEP
physical exercise

Towards a theory of medium-term life satisfaction: Two-way causation partly explains persistent satisfaction or dissatisfaction

Headey, B. & Muffels, R. J. A., 2016, In : Social Indicators Research. 129, 2, p. 937–960

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Life Satisfaction
Causation
SOEP
physical exercise
cause

Werkzekerheid in de regio: Het Gelders Arbeidsmarkt Model

Translated title of the contribution: Employment security in the region: The Gelderland Labour Market ModelMuffels, R., 1 Apr 2016, Samenwerken aan werkzekerheid: Meedenken over de arbeidsmarkt van morgen. Utrecht: NBBU, p. 36-44

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

labor market
stakeholder
2015
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CANON Sociale zekerheid

Goudszwaard, K., Koning, P. & Muffels, R. J. A., 21 May 2015, In : Economisch Statistische Berichten: Algemeen Weekblad voor Handel, Nijverheid, Financiën en Verkeer. 100, 4710, 5 p., 4710.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

De Nederlandse arbeidsmarkt in Europees perspectief: Jongeren mobiel, ouderen honkvast

Translated title of the contribution: The Dutch labour market in European perspective: Youngsters mobile, older workers fxed on the baseDeelen, A., Euwals, R. E. & Muffels, R. J. A., 2015, De Nederlandse arbeidsmarkt in Europees perspectief. Bijlsma, M. (ed.). Enschede: Joh. Enschedé, p. 145-150 6 p. (De Koninklijke Vereniging voor de Staathuishoudkunde - Jaarboek 2015).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Flexicurity en sociale modellen in Europa: Een vergelijkende analyse van het effect van instituties op werkgelegenheid en mobiliteit

Translated title of the contribution: Flexicurity and Social Models in Europe: A comparative analysis of the impact of institutions on employment and mobilityMuffels, R. J. A. & Wilthagen, T., 21 May 2015, Dynamiek op de Nederlandse Arbeidsmarkt. Chkalova, K., Goudzwaard, A., Sanders, J. & Smits, W. (eds.). Tuijtel Hardinxveld-Giessendam, Vol. 100. p. 151-169 19 p. (Dynamiek op de Nederlandse Arbeidsmarkt; vol. 2015, no. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Social Model
Comparative Analysis
Panel Data
Labor
Leiden
happiness
physical exercise
cause
structural model
statistical analysis

Policy performance and evaluation - Netherlands: youth

Bekker, S., van der Meer, M., Muffels, R. J. A. & Wilthagen, T., 2015, STYLE: CROME, University of Brighton, Brighton. .

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperOther research output

Netherlands
evaluation
performance

Understanding occupational differences in flexiblization and mobility patterns In Europe: Do institutions matter?

Muffels, R. J. A., 2015, Non-standard employment in post-industrial labour markets: An occupational perspective. Eichhorst, W. & Marx, P. (eds.). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, p. 298-323 1-28

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

2014

Berghman's social security definition: Challenging the goals and values of welfare states

Muffels, R. J. A., 2014, Invisible social security revisited: Essays in honour of Jos Berghman. van Oorschot, W., Peeters, H. & Boos, K. (eds.). Tiel: Lannoo Campus, p. 109-126

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Cigarette smoking and drinking

Muffels, R. J. A., 2014, Encyclopedia of quality of life research. Michalos, A. (ed.). Dordrecht: Springer, p. 914-916

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionaryScientific

Family income and wealth

Muffels, R. J. A., 2014, Encyclopedia of quality of life research. Michalos, A. (ed.). Dordrecht: Springer, p. 2180-2183

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionaryScientific

Flexibility and security: National social models in transitional labour markets

Muffels, R. J. A., Crouch, C. & Wilthagen, A. C. J. M., 2014, In : Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research. 20, 1, p. 99-114

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Social model
National security
Labour market
Statistics
Flexicurity
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Flexicurity: The way forward

Wilthagen, A. C. J. M., Muffels, R. J. A., Verschoor, J. K. & Bekker, S., Nov 2014, Brussels: European Commission. 27 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

File

Flexicurity in tijden van crisis in Nederland en Europa: Een vergelijkende analyse van sociale modellen

Translated title of the contribution: Flexicurity in times of crisis in the Netherlands and Europe: a comparative analysis of social modelsMuffels, R. J. A., 2014, In : Mens en Maatschappij. 89, 4, p. 371-394

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

flexicurity
Netherlands
labor market
welfare state
labor statistics

If money does not buy happiness, what does? A multi-level analysis on the impact of absolute and relative income, social values and modernisation on subjective well-being in Europe

Muffels, R. J. A., Skugor, D. & Dingemans, E., 2014, Value contrasts and consensus in present-day Europe. Arts, W. & Halman, L. (eds.). Leiden: Brill, p. 375-403

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Labour markets and underemployment

Muffels, R. J. A., 2014, Encyclopedia of quality of life research. Michalos, A. (ed.). Dordrecht: Springer, p. 3483-3486

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionaryScientific

National panel studies show substantial minorities recording long term change in life satisfaction: Implications for set-point theory

Headey, B., Muffels, R. J. A. & Wagner, G., 2014, Stability of happiness, theories and evidence on whether happiness can change. Sheldon, K. & Lucas, R. (eds.). Elsevier, p. 99-128

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Objective and subjective deprivation

Muffels, R. J. A., 2014, Encyclopedia of quality of life research. Michalos, A. (ed.). Dordrecht: Springer, p. 4409-4413

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionaryScientific

Parents transmit happiness along with associated values and behaviors to their children: A lifelong happiness dividend

Headey, B., Muffels, R. J. A. & Wagner, G., 2014, In : Social Indicators Research. 116, 3, p. 909-933

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Happiness
happiness
parents
Parents
SOEP

Psychology of child well-being

Holte, A., Barry, M. M., Headey, B., Muffels, R. J. A. & Wagner, G., 2014, Handbook of child well-being. Ben-Arieh, A., Cassas, F., Frones, I. & Korbin, J. (eds.). Springer, p. 555-631

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Relative income and reference group behavior

Muffels, R. J. A., 2014, Encyclopedia of quality of life research. Michalos, A. (ed.). Dordrecht: Springer, p. 5446-5449

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionaryScientific

Two-way causation in life satisfaction research: Structural equation models with granger causation

Headey, B. & Muffels, R. J. A., 2014, Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), p. 1-50, 51 p. (IZA DP 8665).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperOther research output

structural model
cause
time series
social participation
intuition

Who benefits from a job change: The dwarfs or the giants?

Pavlopoulos, D. P., Fouarge, D. J. A. G., Muffels, R. J. A. & Vermunt, J. K., 2014, In : European Societies. 16, p. 299-319

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

job change
wage
worker
firm
labor market
2013
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Open Access
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