Pierre Koning is professor of Labour Economics at the VU University Amsterdam and associate professor of economics at Leiden University. Until, December 2015, Pierre was employed as Chief Science Officer at the Ministry of Social Affairs. Pierre obtained his PhD at the VU University of Amsterdam – with his thesis focusing on job search models for the labor market. Pierre's special interest lies in the field of welfare-to-work services and disability insurance – here most of his international publications are also focused on. Amongst others, he has published in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, the Journal of the European Economic Association, the Journal of Applied Econometrics, the Journal of Urban Economics, the International Review of Law and Economics, Labour Economics and the Journal of Economic Perspectives.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in February 2010.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7116
Pierre Koning, Arthur van de Meerendonk
published in: European Economic Review, 2014, 71, 1–14
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4984
revised version published in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2013, 11 (2), 466–493
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4969
revised version published in: De Economist, 2012, 160 (4), 339-355
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4940
published in: Health Economics, 2012, 21 (8), 928-945 [online]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4801
published in: Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2013, 32 (3), 461-483
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4796
revised version published in: Empirical Economics, 2015, 48 (4), 1479-1497
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1644
published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2009, 62 (3), 327 - 342