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Conjugal Bereavement Effects on Health and Mortality at Advanced Ages
(Amsterdam : Tinbergen Institute, 2007-01-17)
We specify a model for the lifetimes of spouses and the dynamic evolution of health, allowing spousal death to have causal effects on the health and mortality of the survivor. We estimate the model using a longitudinal ...
The Health Returns to Education - What can we learn from Twins?
(Amsterdam : Tinbergen Institute, 2008)
This paper estimates the health returns to education, using data on identical twins. I adopt a twin-differences strategy in order to obtain estimates that are not biased by unobserved family background and genetic traits ...
Better Safe than Sorry? Ex Ante and Ex Post Moral Hazard in Dynamic Insurance Data
(Amsterdam : Tinbergen Institute, 2008-08-25)
This paper empirically analyzes moral hazard in car insurance using a dynamic theory of an insuree's dynamic risk (ex ante moral hazard) and claim (ex post moral hazard) choices and Dutch longitudinal micro data. We use ...
Labor Market Prospects, Search Intensity and the Transition from College to Work
(Amsterdam : Tinbergen Institute, 2004-06-07)
In this paper we develop a structural model for job search behavior of students entering the labor market. The model includes endogenous search effort and on-the-job search. Since students usually do not start a regular ...
The Effect of the Theo van Gogh Murder on House Prices in Amsterdam
(Amsterdam : Tinbergen Institute, 2007-01-26)
This paper estimates the impact of the murder of film maker Theo van Gogh on November 2, 2004, on listed house prices in Amsterdam with a unique dataset. We use an hedonic-market approach to show that general attitudes ...
Mixed Hitting-Time Models
(Amsterdam : Tinbergen Institute, 2007-07-27)
We study a mixed hitting-time (MHT) model that specifies durations as the first time a Lévy process - a continuous-time process with stationary and independent increments� crosses a heterogeneous threshold. Such models are ...