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Prof. Dr. Frank Cörvers

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Frank Cörvers (1966) is leader of the Human Capital in the Region research programme at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA). He holds the endowed chair in Demographic Transition, Human Capital and Employment at Maastricht University. He studied general economics at the universities of Maastricht and Hannover. In 1991 he graduated at the Maastricht University. Subsequently he was employed as a lecturer at the economics faculty of the Maastricht University and as a researcher at ROA. From 1998 till 2000 he worked at Statistics Netherlands in Heerlen, and in 1999 he obtained his doctorate on ‘The Impact of Human Capital on International Competitiveness and Trade Performance of Manufacturing Sectors’ at the Maastricht University. His research interests include regional labour markets, ageing, human capital and international competitiveness, and labour market forecasting. He is also part-time Professor in the Teacher Labour Market at the ReflecT institute of Tilburg University.

Recent papers

R. Montizaan, F. Cörvers, A. de Grip, T. Dohmen (2012), Negative reciprocity and retrenched pension rights, ROA-RM-2012/15, Maastricht University.

C. Büchner, F. Cörvers, T. Traag, R. van der Velden (2012), How do education, cognitive skills, cultural and social capital account for intergenerational earnings persistence? Evidence from the Netherlands, ROA-RM-2012/7, Maastricht University.

F. Cörvers, H. Heijke, B. Kriechel, H. Pfeifer (2011), High and steady or low and rising? Life-cycle earnings patterns in vocational and general education, ROA-RM-2011/7, Maastricht University.

V. Venhorst, F. Cörvers (2010), Entry into the working life: spatial mobility and job-match quality of higher educated graduates, paper presented at the NARSC Conference, Nov. 11th–13th, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.

Recent publications

 R. Montizaan, F. Cörvers, A. de Grip (2013), Training and Retirement Patterns, Applied Economics, Vol. 45, pp. 1991-1999.

F. Cörvers (2013), Managing territorial demographic transitions and declining labour supply, challenges for Zeeland, In: C. Martinez, S. Giguère, and S. Arzeni (eds.), Demographic Change in the Netherlands: Strategies for resilient labour markets, OECD, Paris, pp. 136-164.

F. Cörvers, R. Euwals, A. de Grip, Flexibility of the Labour Market (2012), De Economist, Vol. 160, pp. 83-87.

D. Bertrand-Cloodt, F. Cörvers, B. Kriechel, J. van Thor (2012), Why do recent graduates enter into flexible jobs?, De Economist, Vol. 160, pp. 157-175. (working paper version: ROA -RM-2011/10).

F. Cörvers, R. Euwals, A. de Grip (2011), Labour Market Flexibility in the Netherlands, The role of contracts and self-employment, CPB/ROA, The Hague.

R. Montizaan, F. Cörvers, A. De Grip (2010), The effects of pension rights and retirement age on training participation: Evidence from a natural experiment, Labour Economics, Vol. 17, pp. 240-247 (working paper version: ROA-RM-2009/12).

L. Borghans, F. Cörvers (2010), The Americanization of European Higher Education and Research, in C.T. Clotfelter (ed.), American Universities in a Global Market, NBER, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, pp. 231-267 (working paper version: ROA-RM-2009/10).

F. Cörvers, A. Dupuy (2010), Estimating Employment Dynamics Across Occupations and Sectors of Industry, Journal of Macroeconomics, Vol. 32, pp. 17-27 (working paper version: ROA-RM-2009/11).

Recent Dutch publications

F. Cörvers (2013), Het openbreken van de onderwijsarbeidsmarkt, In: L. Spaans en J. Westhoek (eds.), Staat van de ambtelijke dienst, CAOP, Den Haag, pp. 260-263.

F. Cörvers (2013). Langdurige tijdelijke arbeidsrelaties als stimulans voor een hogere participatie van ouderen op de arbeidsmarkt, Netspar NEA Paper 50, Tilburg University.
B. van Landeghem, F. Çörvers (2013), Impactmeting voor inspectiediensten: theorie en aanbevelingen voor de Vlaamse Inspectie Werk en Sociale Economie, OVER·WERK, Vol. 23(3), pp. 23-30.

D. Bertrand-Cloodt, F. Cörvers, J. van Thor (2013), Woon-werkmobiliteit onder mbo-schoolverlaters, Economisch Statistische Berichten, Vol. 98 (4656), p. 177.
F. Cörvers, D. Liefferink (2012), Immigratie om de krimp te keren, Zuiderlucht, Dossier ZL, Krimp? Welke Krimp?, juni/juli.

F. Cörvers, A. Dupuy, J. Sauermann (2012), Kwalificatievereisten stijgen niet overal, Economisch Statistische Berichten, Vol. 97, p. 337.

F. Cörvers, A. de Grip (2012), Langdurige tijdelijke contracten zijn in belang van werkgever én werknemer, Me Judice, 24 maart.

L. van de Venne, F. Cörvers, M. Thomsen, B. Verlaan (2011), Regionale samenwerking: Een beleids- en onderzoeksagenda, Ecbo, ’s-Hertogenbosch/Utrecht, 29 maart.

F. Cörvers, R. Euwals, A. de Grip (2011), Zonder flexibele contracten meer werkloosheid, Me Judice, jaargang 4, 4 februari. Also published in Koninklijke Vereniging voor de Staathuishoudkunde (2011), Jaarboek 2011, Sdu Uitgevers, Den Haag. Video: Frank Cörvers over flexibiliteit op de arbeidsmarkt, Me Judice, 4 maart.

F. Cörvers (2011), Overgang van nationale naar internationale beroepenclassificatie, Economisch Statistische Berichten, Vol. 96, p. 17.


 

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