Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login to follow this author

Lex Borghans

Contents:

This is information that was supplied by Lex Borghans in registering through RePEc. If you are Lex Borghans , you may change this information at the RePEc Author Service. Or if you are not registered and would like to be listed as well, register at the RePEc Author Service. When you register or update your RePEc registration, you may identify the papers and articles you have authored.

Personal Details

First Name: Lex
Middle Name:
Last Name: Borghans
Suffix:

RePEc Short-ID: pbo190

Email: [This author has chosen not to make the email address public]
Homepage: http://www.roa.unimaas.nl/cv/borghans
Postal Address:
Phone:

Affiliation

(80%) Vakgroep Algemene Economie
School of Business and Economics
Maastricht University
Location: Maastricht, Netherlands
Homepage: http://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/web/Faculties/SBE/Theme/Departments/Economics.htm
Email:
Phone:
Fax: + 31 43 388 48 64
Postal: P.O. Box 616, Room 2.069, 6200 MD MAASTRICHT
Handle: RePEc:edi:vamaanl (more details at EDIRC)
(20%) Researchcentrum voor Onderwijs en Arbeidsmarkt (ROA)
Maastricht University
Location: Maastricht, Netherlands
Homepage: http://www.roa.unimaas.nl/
Email:
Phone: 043-3883647
Fax: 043-3210999
Postal: P.O. Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht
Handle: RePEc:edi:romaanl (more details at EDIRC)

Works

as in new window

Working papers

  1. Bas ter Weel & Lex Borghans (Maastricht University)............ Huub Meijers (Maastricht University), 2013. "The importance of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation for measuring IQ," CPB Discussion Paper 231, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis.
  2. Borghans, Lex & Golsteyn, Bart H.H. & Stenberg, Anders, 2013. "Does Expert Advice Improve Educational Choice?," IZA Discussion Papers 7649, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  3. Bergerhoff, Jan & Borghans, Lex & Seegers, Philipp K. & van Veen, Tom, 2013. "International Education and Economic Growth," IZA Discussion Papers 7354, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  4. Borghans, Lex & Golsteyn, Bart H.H., 2013. "Default Options and Training Participation," IZA Discussion Papers 7214, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  5. Bas ter Weel & Lex Borghans & Bruce A. Weinberg, 2013. "People Skills and the Labor-Market Outcomes of Underrepresented Groups," CPB Discussion Paper 253, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis.
  6. Haelermans, Carla & Borghans, Lex, 2011. "Wage Effects of On-the-Job Training: A Meta-Analysis," IZA Discussion Papers 6077, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  7. Beckers, Pascal & Borghans, Lex, 2011. "Segregation in neighbourhoods and labour market outcomes of immigrants: Evidence from random assignment in the Netherlands," MERIT Working Papers 068, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  8. Akçomak, I. Semih & Borghans, Lex & ter Weel, Bas, 2011. "Measuring and Interpreting Trends in the Division of Labour in the Netherlands," IZA Discussion Papers 5666, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  9. Borghans Lex & Fouarge Didier & Grip Andries de, 2011. "Een leven lang leren in Nederland," ROA Report 004, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA).
  10. Lex Borghans & Bart H.H. Golsteyn & James J. Heckman & John Eric Humphries, 2011. "Identification Problems in Personality Psychology," NBER Working Papers 16917, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  11. Borghans, Lex & Gielen, Anne C. & Luttmer, Erzo F.P., 2010. "Social Support Substitution and the Earnings Rebound: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity in Disability Insurance Reform," IZA Discussion Papers 5412, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  12. Borghans, Lex & Romans, Margo & Sauermann, Jan, 2010. "What Makes a Good Conference? Analysing the Preferences of Labor Economists," IZA Discussion Papers 4870, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  13. Borghans, Lex & Golsteyn, Bart H.H., 2010. "Job Mobility in Europe, Japan and the U.S," Working Paper Series 11/2010, Swedish Institute for Social Research.
  14. Lex Borghans & Bart H.H. Golsteyn & James J. Heckman & Huub Meijers, 2009. "Gender Differences in Risk Aversion and Ambiguity Aversion," NBER Working Papers 14713, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  15. Lex Borghans & Frank Cörvers, 2009. "The Americanization of European Higher Education and Research," NBER Working Papers 15217, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  16. Lex Borghans & Bart H.H. Golsteyn & James J. Heckman & Huub Meijers, 2009. "Gender Differences in Risk Aversion and Ambiguity," Working Papers 200903, Geary Institute, University College Dublin.
  17. Borghans, Lex & ter Weel, Bas, 2008. "Understanding the Technology of Computer Technology Diffusion: Explaining Computer Adoption Patterns and Implications for the Wage Structure," IZA Discussion Papers 3792, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  18. Borghans Lex & Kriechel Ben, 2008. "Verkenning van de mogelijkheden van het gebruik van administratieve data voor het Project Onderwijs-Arbeidsmarkt," ROA Technical Report 001, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA).
  19. Lex Borghans & Angela Lee Duckworth & James J. Heckman & Bas ter Weel, 2008. "The Economics and Psychology of Personality Traits," NBER Working Papers 13810, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  20. Lex Borghans & Ben Kriechel, 2007. "Wage Structure and Labor Mobility in the Netherlands 1999-2003," NBER Working Papers 13210, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  21. Borghans Lex & Golsteyn Bart, 2007. "Are Courses Chosen to Reduce Skill-Deficiences? An Experimental Approach," ROA Research Memorandum 003, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA).
  22. Borghans, Lex & Golsteyn, Bart H.H., 2006. "Skill Transferability, Regret and Mobility," IZA Discussion Papers 2021, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  23. Borghans, Lex & ter Weel, Bas & Weinberg, Bruce A., 2006. "Interpersonal Styles and Labor Market Outcomes," IZA Discussion Papers 2466, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  24. Borghans, Lex & Meijers, Huub & ter Weel, Bas, 2006. "The Role of Noncognitive Skills in Explaining Cognitive Test Scores," IZA Discussion Papers 2429, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  25. Borghans, Lex & ter Weel, Bas & Weinberg, Bruce A., 2005. "People People: Social Capital and the Labor-Market Outcomes of Underrepresented Groups," IZA Discussion Papers 1494, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  26. Borghans, José A.M. & Borghans, Lex & ter Weel, Bas, 2005. "Is There a Link between Economic Outcomes and Genetic Evolution? Cross-Country Evidence from the Major Histocompatibility Complex," IZA Discussion Papers 1838, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  27. Borghans, Lex & ter Weel, Bas, 2005. "The Division of Labour, Worker Organisation, and Technological Change," IZA Discussion Papers 1709, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  28. Borghans, Lex & Golsteyn, Bart H.H., 2005. "Time Discounting and the Body Mass Index," IZA Discussion Papers 1597, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  29. Borghans, Lex & ter Weel, Bas, 2004. "The Diffusion of Computers and the Distribution of Wages," IZA Discussion Papers 1107, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  30. Borghans, Lex & ter Weel, Bas, 2003. "What Happens When Agent T Gets a Computer? The Labor Market Impact of Cost Efficient Computer Adoption," IZA Discussion Papers 792, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  31. Dupuy, Arnaud & Borghans, Lex, 2003. "Supply and Demand, Allocation and Wage Inequality: An International Comparison," IZA Discussion Papers 907, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  32. Borghans, Lex & ter Weel, Bas, 2003. "Are Computer Skills the New Basic Skills? The Returns to Computer, Writing and Math Skills in Britain," IZA Discussion Papers 751, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  33. Borghans, Lex & ter Weel, Bas, 2003. "Do We Need Computer Skills to Use a Computer? Evidence from Britain," IZA Discussion Papers 685, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  34. Borghans,Lex & Weel,Bas,ter, 2002. "Do Older Workers Have More Trouble Using a Computer Than Younger Workers?," ROA Research Memorandum 003, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA).
  35. Borghans,L. & Weel,B.,ter, 2002. "De invloed van computers op de vraag naar vaardigheden," ROA Working Paper 002, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA).
  36. Borghans,L. & Weel,B.,ter, 2001. "What happens when agent T gets a computer?," ROA Research Memorandum 004, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA).
  37. Borghans,L. & Weel,B.,ter, 2001. "Computers, Skills and Wages," ROA Research Memorandum 005, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA).
  38. Borghans,L. & Weel,B.,ter, 2000. "Hoe computerisering de arbeidsmarkt verandert: de feiten op een rij vanuit een nieuw raamwerk," ROA Working Paper 007, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA).
  39. Lex Borghans, 2000. "Wage Elasticities of the Supply of R & D Workers in the Netherlands," Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers 1175, Econometric Society.
  40. Borghans L. & Weel B. ter, 2000. "How computerizaton changes the UK Labour Market: The Facts viewed from a new Perspective," ROA Working Paper 010, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA).
  41. Borghans,L. & Grip,A.,de & Heijke,H., 2000. "Alice in prognoseland Over de zin van arbeidsmarktprognoses," ROA Working Paper 006, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA).
  42. Borghans,L. & Grip,A.,de, 1999. "Skills and low pay: upgrading or overeducation?," ROA Research Memorandum 005, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA).
  43. Borghans,L. & Groot,L., 1999. "Educational presorting as a cause of occupational segregation," ROA Research Memorandum 003, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA).
  44. Borghans,L. & Grip,A.,de & Smoorenburg,M.,van, 1997. "The Dutch Observatory on Employment and Training," ROA Working Paper 002, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA).
  45. Grip,A.,de & Smoorenburg,M.,van & Borghans,L. & Jonker,N., 1997. "Methodiek werkgelegenheid en scholing 1996," ROA Working Paper 001, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA).
  46. Borghans,L. & Grip,A.,de & Delmee,J. & Loo,J.,van & Matheeuwsen,A. & Smits,W., 1997. "Methodiek arbeidsmarktprognoses en -indicatoren 1997-2002," ROA Working Paper 006, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA).
  47. Borghans,L. & Hughes,G. & Smits,W., 1997. "The Occupational Structure of Further and Higher Education in Ireland and the Netherlands," ROA Research Memorandum 003, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA).
  48. Borghans,L., 1996. "Mobiliteit op de Nederlandse arbeidsmarkt," ROA Working Paper 003, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA).

Articles

  1. Lex Borghans & Bart Golsteyn, 2014. "Default options and training participation," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 46(4), pages 1417-1428, June.
  2. Lex Borghans & Bas ter Weel & Bruce A. Weinberg, 2014. "People Skills and the Labor-Market Outcomes of Underrepresented Groups," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 67(2), pages 287-334, April.
  3. Lex Borghans & Ron Diris, 2014. "Allocating Instruction Time: How Language Instruction Can Affect Multiple Skills," Journal of Human Capital, University of Chicago Press, vol. 8(2), pages 161 - 198.
  4. Jan Bergerhoff & Lex Borghans & Philipp Seegers & Tom Veen, 2013. "International education and economic growth," IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, Springer, vol. 2(1), pages 1-13, December.
  5. Borghans, Lex & Meijers, Huub & ter Weel, Bas, 2013. "The importance of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation for measuring IQ," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 34(C), pages 17-28.
  6. Carla Haelermans & Lex Borghans, 2012. "Wage Effects of On-the-Job Training: A Meta-Analysis," British Journal of Industrial Relations, London School of Economics, vol. 50(3), pages 502-528, 09.
  7. Lex Borghans & Bart H.H. Golsteyn, 2012. "Job Mobility in Europe, Japan and the United States," British Journal of Industrial Relations, London School of Economics, vol. 50(3), pages 436-456, 09.
  8. İ. Akçomak & Lex Borghans & Bas Weel, 2011. "Measuring and Interpreting Trends in the Division of Labour in the Netherlands," De Economist, Springer, vol. 159(4), pages 435-482, December.
  9. Lex Borghans & Bas ter Weel, 2011. "Computers, skills and wages," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 43(29), pages 4607-4622.
  10. Borghans, Lex & Romans, Margo & Sauermann, Jan, 2010. "What makes a good conference? Analysing the preferences of labour economists," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 17(5), pages 868-874, October.
  11. Lex Borghans & Bart H. H. Golsteyn & James J. Heckman & Huub Meijers, 2009. "Gender Differences in Risk Aversion and Ambiguity Aversion," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, vol. 7(2-3), pages 649-658, 04-05.
  12. Lex Borghans & Huub Meijers & Bas Ter Weel, 2008. "The Role Of Noncognitive Skills In Explaining Cognitive Test Scores," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 46(1), pages 2-12, 01.
  13. Lex Borghans & Angela Lee Duckworth & James J. Heckman & Bas ter Weel, 2008. "The Economics and Psychology of Personality Traits," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 43(4).
  14. Lex Borghans & Bas ter Weel, 2008. "Understanding the Technology of Computer Technology Diffusion: Explaining Computer Adoption Patterns and Implications for the Wage Structure," Journal of Income Distribution, Journal of Income Distribution, vol. 17(3-4), pages 37-70, September.
  15. Lex Borghans & Bas ter Weel & Bruce A. Weinberg, 2008. "Interpersonal Styles and Labor Market Outcomes," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 43(4).
  16. Borghans, Lex & ter Weel, Bas, 2007. "The diffusion of computers and the distribution of wages," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 51(3), pages 715-748, April.
  17. Lex Borghans & Bart Golsteyn, 2007. "Skill transferability, regret and mobility," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 39(13), pages 1663-1677.
  18. Lex Borghans & Bas ter Weel, 2006. "Do We Need Computer Skills to Use a Computer? Evidence from Britain," LABOUR, CEIS, vol. 20(3), pages 505-532, 09.
  19. Lex Borghans & Bas Weel, 2006. "The Division of Labour, Worker Organisation, and Technological Change," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 116(509), pages F45-F72, 02.
  20. Borghans, Lex & Golsteyn, Bart H.H., 2006. "Time discounting and the body mass index: Evidence from the Netherlands," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 4(1), pages 39-61, January.
  21. Lex Borghans & Hans Heijke, 2005. "The production and use of human capital: Introduction," Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 13(2), pages 133-142.
  22. Arnaud Dupuy & Lex Borghans, 2005. "Supply and demand, allocation and wage inequality: an international comparison," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 37(9), pages 1073-1088.
  23. Borghans, Lex & ter Weel, Bas, 2004. "Are computer skills the new basic skills? The returns to computer, writing and math skills in Britain," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 11(1), pages 85-98, February.
  24. Borghans, Lex & ter Weel, Bas, 2004. "What happens when agent T gets a computer?: The labor market impact of cost efficient computer adoption," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 54(2), pages 137-151, June.
  25. Myra Wieling & Lex Borghans, 2001. "Descrepancies between Supply and Demand and Adjustment Processes in the Labour Market," LABOUR, CEIS, vol. 15(1), pages 33-56, 03.
  26. Borghans, Lex & Green, Francis & Mayhew, Ken, 2001. "Skills Measurement and Economic Analysis: An Introduction," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 53(3), pages 375-84, July.
  27. Borghans, Lex & Groot, Loek, 1999. "Educational presorting and occupational segregation," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 6(3), pages 375-395, September.
  28. Lex Borghans & Loek Groot, 1998. "Superstardom and Monopolistic Power: Why Media Stars Earn More Than Their Marginal Contribution to Welfare," Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, vol. 154(3), pages 546-, September.
  29. van Eijs, Patrick & Borghans, Lex, 1996. "The use of RAS in manpower forecasting: A microeconomic approach," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 13(2), pages 257-287, April.
  30. Borghans, Lex & De Grip, Andries & Heijke, Hans, 1996. "Labor market information and the choice of vocational specialization," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 15(1), pages 59-74, February.
  31. Borghans, Lex, 1993. "Errors in rational expectations matter," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 41(1), pages 25-28.

Chapters

  1. Lex Borghans & Frank Cörvers, 2010. "The Americanization of European Higher Education and Research," NBER Chapters, in: American Universities in a Global Market, pages 231-267 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Lex Borghans & Ben Kriechel, 2009. "Wage Structure and Labor Mobility in The Netherlands, 1999-2003," NBER Chapters, in: The Structure of Wages: An International Comparison, pages 125-148 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

NEP Fields

42 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (5) 2005-02-27 2005-09-11 2006-02-26 2006-03-18 2007-01-28. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (5) 2005-12-01 2006-12-09 2009-02-22 2011-04-09 2013-02-08. Author is listed
  3. NEP-EDU: Education (5) 2006-03-18 2009-08-16 2009-10-10 2013-05-11 2013-10-25. Author is listed
  4. NEP-EEC: European Economics (2) 2007-07-07 2009-08-16
  5. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2005-09-11
  6. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (1) 2009-02-22
  7. NEP-EUR: Microeconomic European Issues (3) 2011-01-03 2011-01-23 2011-05-14
  8. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (5) 2009-03-22 2013-02-08 2013-02-16 2013-03-16 2014-02-02. Author is listed
  9. NEP-FDG: Financial Development & Growth (1) 2013-05-11
  10. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2005-05-23
  11. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (3) 2004-04-18 2009-08-16 2009-10-10
  12. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (8) 2006-03-18 2011-01-23 2013-02-08 2013-02-16 2013-03-16 2013-09-13 2013-10-25 2013-11-29. Author is listed
  13. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (2) 2011-01-30 2012-08-23
  14. NEP-ICT: Information & Communication Technologies (2) 2008-11-11 2009-02-22
  15. NEP-INO: Innovation (2) 2003-06-25 2005-09-11
  16. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (20) 2003-04-21 2004-04-18 2005-02-27 2005-09-11 2006-02-26 2006-03-18 2006-12-09 2007-07-07 2007-07-07 2008-11-11 2009-02-22 2009-08-16 2009-10-10 2011-01-03 2011-01-30 2011-03-19 2011-05-14 2011-11-21 2013-09-13 2013-11-29. Author is listed
  17. NEP-LAM: Central & South America (1) 2003-11-03
  18. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (2) 2011-11-21 2013-09-13
  19. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (3) 2005-02-27 2011-04-09 2013-09-13
  20. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (1) 2003-11-03
  21. NEP-NEU: Neuroeconomics (3) 2013-02-08 2013-02-16 2013-11-29
  22. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2013-05-11
  23. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2008-02-16
  24. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (2) 2006-02-26 2006-12-09
  25. NEP-SOG: Sociology of Economics (2) 2009-10-10 2010-04-17
  26. NEP-TUR: Tourism Economics (1) 2010-04-17
  27. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (2) 2009-02-22 2009-03-22
  28. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (2) 2005-02-27 2013-09-13

Statistics

This author is among the top 5% authors according to these criteria:
  1. Number of Works
  2. Number of Distinct Works
  3. Number of Distinct Works, Weighted by Simple Impact Factor
  4. Number of Distinct Works, Weighted by Number of Authors
  5. Number of Citations, Discounted by Citation Age
  6. Number of Citations, Weighted by Simple Impact Factor, Discounted by Citation Age
  7. Number of Citations, Weighted by Recursive Impact Factor, Discounted by Citation Age
  8. Number of Registered Citing Authors
  9. Number of Registered Citing Authors, Weighted by Rank (Max. 1 per Author)
  10. Number of Abstract Views in RePEc Services over the past 12 months
  11. Number of Downloads through RePEc Services over the past 12 months
  12. Number of Abstract Views in RePEc Services over the past 12 months, Weighted by Number of Authors
  13. Closeness measure in co-authorship network
  14. Betweenness measure in co-authorship network
  15. Breadth of citations across fields

Most cited item

Most downloaded item (past 12 months)

Access and download statistics for all items

Co-authorship network on CollEc

Corrections

For general information on how to correct material on RePEc, see these instructions.

To update listings or check citations waiting for approval, Lex Borghans should log into the RePEc Author Service

To make corrections to the bibliographic information of a particular item, find the technical contact on the abstract page of that item. There, details are also given on how to add or correct references and citations.

To link different versions of the same work, where versions have a different title, use this form. Note that if the versions have a very similar title and are in the author's profile, the links will usually be created automatically.

Please note that most corrections can take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.