Bas ter Weel is managing director at SEO Amsterdam Economics and professor of economics at the University of Amsterdam.

Previously he was deputy director at the CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis and professor of economics at Maastricht University. Before that he headed the departments of international economics and labour and education at the CPB. Before joining the CPB he worked at Maastricht University as an assistant professor and at the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) as an economist.

His research focuses on empirical and theoretical issues in the areas of education, labour economics and the economics of innovation and new technology.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in February 2005.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 3603
published in: Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2012, 42 (4), 323-340
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3341
published in: European Economic Review, 2009, 53 (5), 544-567
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3333
published in: Journal of Human Resources, 2008, 43 (4), 972-1059
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2483
published in: De Economist, 2011, 159 (3), 279-303
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2466
published in: Journal of Human Resources, 2008, 43 (4), 815-858
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2429
published in: Economic Inquiry, 2008, 46 (1), 2-12
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1709
published in: Economic Journal, 2006, 116 (509), F45-F72
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1494
published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2014, 67 (2), 287-334