Govert Bijwaard (1969) is employed at Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI). He studied econometrics at Groningen University and at Brown University. He obtained his Ph.D. from the Free University of Amsterdam in June 2001. He has worked as senior researcher at NYFER and SEOR, two applied research institutes in the Netherlands and as a Postdoc at Erasmus University Rotterdam. He has published in journals such as Journal of Econometrics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Business & Economic Statistics and Journal of Population Economics. His current research interests include migration dynamics (return migration in particular), educational gradient in health and mortality, and other applications of duration analysis.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in June 2007.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10137
published in: Population Studies, 2019, 73, 217-232
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9798
published in: Empirical Economics, 2019, 57, 129-175
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8627
published in: Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2019, 81, 1065-1094
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7732
published in: Journal of Development Economics, 2014, 108, 54-68 [PDF]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7648
published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2015, 42, 29–43 [PDF]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7185
revised version published in: European Journal of Population, 2016, 32, 31-54
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6852
Govert Bijwaard, Stijn van Doeselaar
revised version published as 'The Impact of Changes in the Marital Status on Return-Migration of Family Migrants' in: Journal of Population Economics, 2014, 27(4), 961-997 [PDF]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5748
revised version published as 'Multistate event history analysis with frailty' in: Demographic Research, 2014, 30, 1591-1620 [PDF]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5722
revised version published in: Review of Economics & Statistics, 2014, 96(3), 483-494
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4543
published in: Journal of Econometric Methods, 2013, 2, 1-23 [PDF]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2908
revised version published as 'Exclusionary Risks on the Transitional Labour Market' in: European Sociological Review, 2012, 28 (5), 661-673 [PDF]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2896
published in: H. Engelhardt, H.-P. Kohler and A. Fürnkranz-Prskawetz (eds.), Causal Analysis in Population Studies: Concepts, Methods, Applications, Springer-Verlag: 2009, 111-148
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2891
revision published as "Immigrant migration dynamics model for The Netherlands" in: Journal of Population Economics, 2010, 23 (4), 1213-1247