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Home | People | Hans Bloemen

Hans Bloemen

Research Fellow

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Empirical Microeconomics
(international) factor mobility, ageing, family economics, labor, search


Hans Bloemen (PhD Tilburg University, 1994) is an associate professor in micro labor. He started his career with a NWO postdoc position, and did contract research at CentER Applied Research, participated in research grants from Netspar and held visiting positions at the university of Cergy-Pontoise. He is fellow at Netspar and IZA, Bonn.

Key publications

List of publications

H.G. Bloemen and S. Hochguertel and J.R. Zweerink. 2019. The Effect of Incentive-Induced Retirement on Spousal Retirement Rates: Evidence From a Natural Experiment. Economic Inquiry, 0095-2583

H.G. Bloemen. 2018. Collective Labour Supply, Taxes, and Intrahousehold Allocation: An Empirical Approach. Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 0735-0015

Hans Bloemen and Stefan Hochguertel and Jochem Zweerink. 2018. Job loss, firm-level heterogeneity and mortality: Evidence from administrative data. Journal of Health Economics, 59, 78--90, 0167-6296

H.G. Bloemen and S. Hochguertel and J.R. Zweerink. 2017. The causal effect of retirement on mortality: Evidence from targeted incentives to retire early. Health Economics, 26, e204–e218, 1057-9230

H.G. Bloemen. 2016. Private wealth and job exit at older age: a random effects model. Empirical Economics, 51, 763--807, 0377-7332

Y. Li and M. Mastrogiacomo and S. Hochguertel and H.G. Bloemen. 2016. The role of wealth in the start-up decision of new self-employed: Evidence from a pension policy reform. Labour Economics, 41, 280--290, 0927-5371

H.G. Bloemen and E.G.F. Stancanelli. 2015. Toyboys or supergirls?An analysis of partners’ employment outcomes when she outearns him. Review of Economics of the Household, 13, 501--530, 1569-5239

H.G. Bloemen and E.G.F. Stancanelli. 2014. Market hours, household work, child care, and wage rates of partners: an empirical analysis. Review of Economics of the Household, 12, 51--81, 1569-5239

M. Lammers and H.G. Bloemen and S. Hochguertel. 2013. Job search requirements for older unemployed: Transitions to employment, early retirement and disability benefits. European Economic Review, 58, 31--57, 0014-2921

H.G. Bloemen. 2011. The effect of private wealth on the retirement rate: an empirical analysis. Economica, 78, 637--655, 0013-0427

H.G. Bloemen. 2010. An empirical model of collective household labour supply with non-participation. Economic Journal, 120, 183--214, 0013-0133

H.G. Bloemen and S. Pasqua and E.G.F. Stancanelli. 2010. An empirical analysis of the time allocation of Italian couples: Are they responsive?. Review of Economics of the Household, 8, 345--369, 1569-5239

H.G. Bloemen and A. Kapteyn. 2008. The estimation of utility-consisten labor supply models by means of simulated scores. Journal of Applied Econometrics, 23, 395--422, 0883-7252

H.G. Bloemen. 2008. Job search, hours restrictions, and desired hours of work. Journal of Labor Economics, 26, 137--179, 0734-306X

H.G. Bloemen. 2005. Job Search, Search Intensity, and Labor Market Transitions: An Empirical Analysis. Journal of Human Resources, 40, 231--269, 0022-166X

H.G. Bloemen and E.G.F. Stancanelli. 2005. Financial Wealth, Consumption Smoothing and Income Shocks due to Job Loss. Economica, 72, 431--452, 0013-0427

H.G. Bloemen and R.J.M. Alessie. 2004. Premium differentiation in the unemployment insurance system and the demand for labor. Journal of Population Economics, 17, 729--765, 0933-1433

H.G. Bloemen. 2002. The relation between wealth and labour market transitions: an empirical study for the Netherlands. Journal of Applied Econometrics, 17, 249--268, 0883-7252

H.G. Bloemen and E.G.F. Stancanelli. 2001. Individual wealth, reservation wages, and transitions into employment. Journal of Labor Economics, 19, 400--439, 0734-306X

H.G. Bloemen and A.S. Kalwij. 2001. Female labor market transitions and the timing of births: a simultaneous analysis of the effects of schooling. Labour Economics, 8, 593--620, 0927-5371