Grip, A de

Andries de Grip is Professor of Economics at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA), School of  Business and Economics (SBE), Maastricht University.

Furthermore, he is Research Fellow of the Graduate School of Business and Economics at Maastricht University, IZA (Bonn) and Netspar (University Tilburg). Moreover, he is member of the Labour Market Committee of the Dutch Social Economic Council (SER) and Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the BIBB. He has been Director of ROA and project leader of a large number of labour market research projects on behalf of several Ministries, the Dutch Public Employment Services and the European Commission. He graduated (‘cum laude’) from the Free University of Amsterdam where he also obtained his PhD. He has published many studies in the field of labour economics, in particular with regard to training, skill mismatches, sustainable employability, human resource management, labour market segmentation, upgrading and overeducation, labour mobility, retirement and manpower forecasting. Andries de Grip at IDEAS: 

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Overeducation and skills mismatches; Acquisition of skills and skill obsolescence; Human capital development; Human Resource Management; Employability; Wages, job satisfaction and mobility; Training and retirement; Informal learning; Industrial labour market and HR studies; Skill biased technological and organisational change; Labour force participation and Unemployment.

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Recent Publications

  • Bram P.I. Fleuren, Andries de Grip, Nicole W.H. Jansen, IJmert Kant & Fred R.H. Zijlstra (2019), Unshrouding the Sphere from the Clouds: Towards a Comprehensive Conceptual Framework for Sustainable Employability, Sustainability 2020, 12, 6366; https://doi:10.3390/su12166366
  • Bram Fleuren, Ludovic van Amelsvoort, Fred Zijlstra, Andries de Grip & IJmert Kant (2018). Handling the reflective-formative measurement conundrum: A practical illustration based on sustainable employability, Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 103, 71-81.
  • Bram P.I. Fleuren, Ludovic G.P.M. van Amelsvoort, Andries de Grip, Fred R.H. Zijlstra, and IJmert Kant (2018). Time takes us all? A two wave observational study of age and time effects on sustainable employability, Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health, 44(5), 2018, 475-484.
  • Elsayed, A., de Grip, A., Fouarge, D., & Montizaan, R. (2018). Gradual retirement, financial incentives, and labour supply of older workers: Evidence from a stated preference analysis. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 150, 277-294.
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  • Gerards, R., de Grip, A., & Baudewijns, C. (2018). Do new ways of working increase work engagement? Personnel Review, 47(2), 517-534.
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  • Ferreira Sequeda, M., de Grip, A., & van der Velden, R. (2018). Does informal learning at work differ between temporary and permanent workers? Evidence from 20 OECD countries. Labour Economics, 55, 18-40.
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  • Elsayed, A., & de Grip, A. (2018). Terrorism and the integration of Muslim immigrants. Journal of Population Economics, 31(1), 45-67.
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  • Fleur G. Gommans, Nicole W.H.Jansen, Dave Stynen, IJmert Kant and Andries de Grip (2017). The effects of under-skilling on need for recovery, losing employment and retirement intentions among older office workers: A prospective cohort study, International Labour Review, 156 (3-4), 525-548.
  • Anique de Bruin, Ellen Kok, Jill Lobbestael & Andries de Grip (2017). The Impact of an Online Tool for Monitoring and Regulating Learning at University: Overconfidence, Learning Strategy, and Personality”, Metacognition and Learning, 12, 1, 21-43.
  • van Wetten, S., Gerards, R., & de Grip, A. (2017). Intrapreneurial skills, job requirements and innovation in engineering and management jobs.. Paper presented at EURAM conference 2017, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
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Other activities

  • Chair of the Board of Network Social Innovation (NSI), Maastricht University.
  • Member of the Board of INSCOPE ( Erasmus, Utrecht, Groningen and Maastricht University and TNO)
  • Research Fellow of GSBE, Maastricht University.
  • Research Fellow of IZA, Bonn.
  • Research Fellow of Netspar, Tilburg University.
  • Secretary of the Board of the European Association of Labour Economists (EALE)