(Updated September-2014)
Paul Muller
Curriculum Vitae
Personal details
VU University
Department of Economics
De Boelelaan 1105
1081 HV Amsterdam
Tel. +31 20 59 82372
Email: [email protected]
Date of birth: 17-03-1986
Nationality: Dutch
Website https://sites.google.com/site/researchpaulmuller
Research interests: Labor Economics, Job Search, Policy Evaluation, Microeconometrics
EDUCATION
2009-present
Ph.D Candidate at Tinbergen Institute and VU University, Amsterdam.
(Supervisors: Prof. B. van der Klaauw and Prof. P. Gautier). Expected completion:
June 2015
2009-2011
Mphil. in Economics (with honors), Tinbergen Institute
2005-2008
Bachelors in Economics (with honors), University of Amsterdam
EMPLOYMENT
2011
Contract based researcher, Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Evaluation
(CPB)
2009-2011
Teaching assistant Statistics (Graduate Level, Tinbergen Institute), Microeconomics
(Graduate Level, Tinbergen Institute) and Practicum Acadamic Skills (Bachelor
Level, University of Amsterdam)
RESEARCH
Job market paper
Comparing methods to evaluate the effect of job search assistance, with B.
van der Klaauw and A. Heyma
Discussion papers
Estimating equilibrium effects of job search assistance, IZA Discussion Paper
No. 6748, with P. Gautier, B. van der Klaauw, M. Rosholm and M. Svarer
Childcare subsidies and labour supply: Evidence from a large Dutch reform,
CPB discussion paper 217, with L. Bettendorf and E. Jongen. (2nd revision for Labour
Economics)
Work in progress
Job search strategies in the Lab, with P. Kircher and M. Belot
Publications (in Dutch) Effect verandering kinderopvangsubsidie op arbeidsparticipatie, (2012), with
L. Bettendorf and E. Jongen, Economische Statistische Berichten 97(4647), pp. 678-680
Referee
Labour Economics
Academic visits
University of Edinburgh (November 2012, June 2013, September-January 2013/14)
Grants
Tinbergen Institute full scholarship (2010-2011)
Tinbergen Institute tuition fee scholarship (2009-2010)
PRESENTATIONS (CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS)
2014
2013
2012
2011
Conferences and workshops:
ESPE annual conference, Braga
Annual Search and Matching Conference, Edinburgh
Spring Meeting of Young Economists, Aarhus
Workshop ‘Consumption and Labor Supply’, Rennes
EALE annual conference, Turin
Seminar at the University of Edinburgh
EALE annual conference, Bonn
Annual Search and Matching Conference, Cyprus
IAB workshop on sanctions, monitoring and job search assistance, Nurnberg
Search and Matching workshop, Crest-Insee, Paris
Seminar at Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Evaluation, The Hague
Workshop Centre for Research in Active Labour Market Policy Effects, Denmark
2012
Invited seminars:
Leibniz Seminar of Berlin Network of Labour Market Researchers (BeNA) (planned
for October 2014)
Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs, The Hague
2013
2012
Courses and summer schools
16th IZA European Summer School in Labor Economics, München
First [email protected] Young Scholar program, Washington DC
2014
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2012, 2013, 2014
2014
2013
2011
2010
2009
Macroeconomics (undergraduate level), tutorials
Microeconomics (undergraduate level), tutorials
Bachelor thesis supervision
Microeconomics (graduate level), tutorials
Statistics (graduate level), tutorials
Practicum Academic Skills (undergraduate level), tutorials
OTHER SKILLS
Software
Programming
Languages
STATA, LaTex, MySQL, Excel, Eviews
Matlab, Ox
Dutch (Native), English (Fluent)
OTHER ACTIVITIES
2006
Internship in Kitui, Kenya for SASOL (local NGO), investigation of effectiveness
of microfinance
REFERENCES
Prof. Bas van der Klaauw
VU University
+31205986120
[email protected]
Prof. Pieter A. Gautier
VU University
+31205986038
[email protected]
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