De Grip, A

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. 

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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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  • Poulissen, D., De Grip A., Fouarge, D., & Künn-Nelen, A. (2023). Employers’ willingness to invest in the training of temporary versus permanent workers: a discrete choice experiment. Labour Economics, 84, 102430.
  • Caroline Wehner, Andries de Grip, Harald Pfeifer (2022). Do recruiters select workers with different personality traits for different tasks? A discrete choice experiment, Labour Economics,78,102186,
  • Arjan Non, Ingrid Rohde, Andries de Grip, Thomas Dohmen (2022). Mission of the company, prosocial attitudes and job preferences: A discrete choice experiment, Labour Economics, 74 (2022) 102087
  • Ruud Gerards, Andries de Grip and Arnoud Weustink (2021). Do new ways of working increase informal learning at work? Personnel Review, 50(4),1200-1215.
  • Sanne van Wetten, Ruud Gerards, Andries de Grip (2020). Are graduates’ intrapreneurial skills optimally used for innovation? Technovation, 96-97, [102131].
  • Bram Fleuren, Andries de Grip, IJmert Kant & Fred Zijlstra (2020). Time equals money? A randomized controlled field experiment on four types of training vouchers, Journal of Vocational Behavior, 118, [103403].
  • Nicolas Salamanca, Andries de Grip, Didier Fouarge, Raymond Montizaan (2020). Locus of Control and Investment in Risky Assets, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 177, 548-568.
  • de Grip, A., Fouarge, D., & Montizaan, R. (2020). Redistribution of individual pension wealth to survivor pensions: Evidence from a stated preferences analysis. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization173, 402-421.
  • de Grip, A., Fouarge, D., Montizaan, R., & Schreurs, B. (2020). Train to retain: Training opportunities, positive reciprocity, and expected retirement age. Journal of Vocational Behavior117, 1-15. [103332].
  • Stynen, D., Jansen, N. W. H.,  Slangen, J. J. M., de Grip, A. Kant, IJ (2019). Need for recovery and different types of early labour force exit: a prospective cohort study among older workers, International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, 92(5), 683–697.
  • Andries de Grip and Astrid Pleijers (2019), Workshop attendance as a mode of learning: evidence from the Netherlands, Vocations and Learning, 12(3), 361-385.
  • 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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Work for third parties

  • Chair Editorial Board at Netspar
  • Lid van Raad van Toezicht at Stichting MSM

Other activities

  • Research Fellow of GSBE, Maastricht University.
  • Research Fellow of IZA, Bonn.
  • Research Fellow of Netspar, Tilburg University.
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB), Bonn, Germany
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Dutch Nationaal Coördinatiepunt Nederlands Kwalificatieraamwerk (NCP NLQF).
  • Advisory Member of the Labour Market and Education Committee of Dutch Social Economic Council (SER)

Additional roles & tasks

Professor of economics.