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Home | People | Erik Plug

Erik Plug

Research Fellow

University of Amsterdam
Research field
Empirical Microeconomics
Education, Family Economics, Labor

Key publications

List of publications

L. Geijtenbeek and E. Plug. 2018. Is there a penalty for registered women? Is there a premium for registered men? Evidence from a sample of transsexual workers. European Economic Review, 109, 334--347, 0014-2921

Erik Plug and van der Klaauw, Bas and Lennart Ziegler. 2018. Do Parental Networks Pay Off? Linking Children's Labor-Market Outcomes to Their Parents' Friends. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 120, 268--295, 0347-0520

T. Buser and L. Geijtenbeek and E. Plug. 2018. Sexual orientation, competitiveness and income. Journal of Economic Behavior \& Organization, 151, 191--198, 0167-2681

S. Gerritsen and E. Plug and D. Webbink. 2017. Teacher Quality and Student Achievement: Evidence from a Sample of Dutch Twins. Journal of Applied Econometrics, 32, 643--660, 0883-7252

P. Lundborg and E. Plug and A.W. Rasmussen. 2017. Can women have children and a career? IV evidence from IVF treatments. The American Economic Review, 107, 1611--1637, 0002-8282

T. Buser and H. Oosterbeek and E. Plug and J. Ponce and J. Rosero. 2017. The impact of positive and negative income changes on the height and weight of young children. The World Bank Economic Review, 31, 786--808, 0258-6770

E. Leuven and E. Plug and M. R\onning. 2016. Education and cancer risk. Labour Economics, 43, 106--121, 0927-5371

de Haan, M. and E. Plug and J. Rosero. 2014. Birth order and human capital development: evidence from Ecuador. Journal of Human Resources, 49, 359--392, 0022-166X

H. Holmlund and M. Lindahl and E. Plug. 2011. The causal effect of parents' schooling on children's schooling: a comparison of estimation methods. Journal of Economic Literature, 49, 615--651, 0022-0515

de Haan, M. and E. Plug. 2011. Estimating intergenerational schooling mobility on censored samples: consequences and remedies. Journal of Applied Econometrics, 26, 151--166, 0883-7252

A. Bjorklund and M. Lindahl and E.J.S. Plug. 2006. The Origins of Intergenerational Associations: Lessons from Swedish Adoption Data. The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 121, 999--1028, 0033-5533

E.J.S. Plug and W.P. Vijverberg. 2005. Does Family Income Matter for Schooling Outcomes? Using Adoption as a Natural Experiment. Economic Journal, 115, 879--906, 0013-0133

E. Plug. 2004. Estimating the effect of mother's schooling on children's schooling using a sample of adoptees. The American Economic Review, 94, 358--368, 0002-8282

E.J.S. Plug and P.H.G. Berkhout. 2004. Effects of Sexual Preferences on Earnings in the Netherlands. Journal of Population Economics, 17, 117--131, 0933-1433

W.J.N. Groot and Maassen van den Brink, H. and E. Plug. 2004. Money for health: the equivalent variation of cardiovascular diseases. Health Economics, 13, 859--872, 1057-9230

E.J.S. Plug and W. Vijverberg. 2003. Schooling, family background, and adoption: Is it nature or is it nurture. Journal of Political Economy, 111, 611--641, 0022-3808

J. Hartog and E. Plug and Diaz Serrano, L. and J. Vieira. 2003. Risk compensation in wages - a replication. Empirical Economics, 28, 639--647, 0377-7332

E.J.S. Plug. 2001. Season of birth, schooling and earnings. Journal of Economic Psychology, 22, 641--660, 0167-4870

M. Rengers and E.J.S. Plug. 2001. Private or Public? How Dutch Visual Artists Choose between Working for the Market and the Government. Journal of Cultural Economics, 25, 1--20, 0885-2545

E.J.S. Plug and van Praag, B.M.S. and J. Hartog. 1999. If we knew ability, how would we tax individuals?. Journal of Public Economics, 72, 183--211, 0047-2727

E.J.S. Plug and J. Levin. 1999. Instrumenting education and the returns to schooling in the Netherlands. Labour Economics, 6, 521--534, 0927-5371

E. Plug and J.D. Levin. 1999. Instrumenting Education and the Returns to Schooling in the Netherlands. Labour Economics, 6, 521--534, 0927-5371

E.J.S. Plug and van Praag, B.M.S.. 1998. Similarity in Response Behavior between Household Members: An Application to Income Evaluation. Journal of Economic Psychology, 19, 497--513, 0167-4870