Paul Muller is associate professor at the VU University Amsterdam.

His research focuses on the functioning of labor market, with a particular focus on the effectiveness of job search assistance programs (including spillover effects on non-participants). Furthermore, he has used various field experiments to assess the benefits of personalized labor market information to stimulate occupational mobility among the unemployed. In addition he is interested in the efficiency of labor market policies, including disability benefits schemes and childcare subsidies.

Paul Muller joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in December 2020 and became a Research Fellow in April 2024.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 10531
published in: Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2020, 35 (5), 526-547
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10068
published in: Review of Economic Studies, 2019, 86 (4), 1411-1447
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6748
published in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2018, 36 (4), 1073-1125