Publications

September 2, 2013

People Skills and the Labor-Market Outcomes of Underrepresented Groups

This paper shows that people skills are important determinants of labor-market outcomes, including occupational choice and wages.

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January 30, 2013

The importance of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation for measuring IQ

This research provides an economic model of the way people behave during an IQ test.

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January 21, 2013

Why Did the Netherlands Develop so Early? The Legacy of the Brethren of the Common Life

In many Dutch cities there are Geert Groote schools. This is no coincidence, because Geert Groote's (1340-1384) ideas form the foundation of modern education in the Netherlands and many other countries.

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