Publications

April 28, 2020

The urban rural-education gap: do cities indeed make us smarter?

Despite the existence of a large urban-rural education gap in many countries, little attention has been paid whether cities enjoy a comparative advantage in the production of human capital....

May 28, 2019

Experimenting with dropout prevention policies

School dropout rates did not decrease significantly in three randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in Dutch vocational training colleges.

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April 4, 2017

Knowledge diffusion across regions and countries: evidence from patent citations

We study knowledge spillovers from European universities and other research organizations using data from patent citations at the EPO.