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prof. dr. H.G. (Herman) van de Werfhorst

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Programme group: Institutions, Inequalities and Life courses

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  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
  • Room number: B6.09
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  • Postbus 15508
    1001 NA Amsterdam
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    Herman van de Werfhorst is professor of sociology at the University of Amsterdam, and co-director of the Amsterdam Centre for Inequality Studies (AMCIS, www.amcis.uva.nl) which is sponsored by a Research Priority Area "Institutions and Inequality" of the Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences of UvA.

    Van de Werfhorst is member of the Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology (ICS).

    He obtained his PhD at the ICS / University of Nijmegen in 2001. From 2000-2002 he was a Prize Research Fellow at Nuffield College, University of Oxford. Since 2002 he has been teaching Sociology at the department of Sociology of the University of Amsterdam, since 2007 as full professor.

    Herman has been involved in the acquisition of various large research grants, including a EU FP6 Network of Excellence EQUALSOC (2005-2010), an FP7 Collaborative research project GINI (2010-2013), a personal NWO-Vidi grant (2007-2012), an NWO-PROO collaborative research programme (2011-2015), and a personal NWO-Vici grant (2015-2020).  

    Herman's research interests include the sociology of education, social stratification and mobility, labour market sociology, and quantitiative methodology &statistics. 

     

    Postal address:
    UvA, Department of Sociology
    Postbus 15508, 1001 NA Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    Visiting address:
    Roeterseiland Campus, Nieuwe Achtergracht 166, Building B, room B6.09

    Secretariat: amcis@uva.nl 

     

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    2019

    • Bol, T., Ciocca Eller, C., van de Werfhorst, H. G., & DiPrete, T. A. (2019). School-to-Work Linkages, Educational Mismatches, and Labor Market Outcomes. American Sociological Review, 84(2), 275-307. https://doi.org/10.1177/0003122419836081 [details]
    • Geven, S. A. J., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2019). The role of intergenerational networks in students’ school performance in two differentiated educational systems: a comparison of between- and within-individual estimates. Sociology of Education.
    • Kunst, S. C., Kuhn, T., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2019). Does education decrease Euroscepticism? A regression discontinuity design using compulsory schooling reforms in four European countries. European Union Politics. https://doi.org/10.1177/1465116519877972
    • Witschge, J., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2019). Curricular tracking and civic and political engagement: Comparing adolescents and young adults across education systems. Acta Sociologica. https://doi.org/10.1177/0001699318818650
    • Witschge, J., Rözer, J., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2019). Type of education and civic and political attitudes. British Educational Research Journal, 45(2), 298-319. https://doi.org/10.1002/berj.3501 [details]
    • van der Vleuten, M., Steinmetz, S. M., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2019). Gender norms and STEM: the importance of friends for stopping leakage from the STEM pipeline. Educational Research and Evaluation. https://doi.org/10.1080/13803611.2019.1589525

    2018

    • Bills, D. B., & van de Werfhorst, H. (2018). Workplace Training from the Sociological Perspective. In K. G. Brown (Ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Workplace Training and Employee Development (pp. 626-644). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316091067.029 [details]
    • Checchi, D., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2018). Policies, skills and earnings: how educational inequality affects earnings inequality. Socio-Economic Review, 16(1), 1-24. https://doi.org/10.1093/ser/mwx008 [details]
    • Miltenburg, E. M., van de Werfhorst, H. G., Musterd, S., & Tieskens, K. (2018). Consequences of Forced Residential Relocation: Early Impacts of Urban Renewal Strategies on Forced Relocatees’ Housing Opportunities and Socioeconomic Outcomes. Housing Policy Debate, 28(4), 609-634. https://doi.org/10.1080/10511482.2018.1424722 [details]
    • Scheeren, L., van de Werfhorst, H. G., & Bol, T. (2018). The Gender Revolution in Context: How Later Tracking in Education Benefits Girls. Social Forces, 97(1), 193-220. https://doi.org/10.1093/sf/soy025 [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2018). Early tracking and socioeconomic inequality in academic achievement: Studying reforms in nine countries. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 58, 22-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rssm.2018.09.002 [details]

    2017

    • DiPrete, T. A., Ciocca Eller, C., Bol, T., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2017). School-to-Work Linkages in the United States, Germany, and France. American Journal of Sociology, 122(6), 1869-1938. https://doi.org/10.1086/691327 [details]
    • Eidhof, B. B. F., ten Dam, G. T. M., Dijkstra, A. B., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2017). Youth citizenship at the end of primary school: The role of language ability. Research Papers in Education, 32(2), 217-230. https://doi.org/10.1080/02671522.2016.1167235 [details]
    • Haas, C., & Van De Werfhorst, H. (2017). Ahead of the pack? Explaining the unequal distribution of scholarships in Germany. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 27(5), 705-720. https://doi.org/10.1080/01425692.2016.1158637 [details]
    • Miltenburg, E., & van de Werfhorst, H. (2017). De rol van de buurt en levenslooptransities voor de overgang naar werk. Mens en Maatschappij, 92(3), 323-327. https://doi.org/10.5117/MEM2017.3.MILT [details]
    • Paskov, M., Gërxhani, K., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2017). Giving Up on the Joneses? The Relationship between Income Inequality and Status-seeking. European Sociological Review, 33(1), 112–123. https://doi.org/10.1093/esr/jcw052 [details]
    • Rooduijn, M., Burgoon, B., van Elsas, E. J., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2017). Radical Distinction: Support for Radical Left and Radical Right Parties in Europe. European Union Politics, 18(4), 536–559. https://doi.org/10.1177/1465116517718091 [details]
    • Shapiro, M. S., Rylant, R., de Lima, A., Vidaurri, A., & van de Werfhorst, H. (2017). Playing a rigged game: Inequality's effect on physiological stress responses. Physiology and Behaviour, 180, 60-69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physbeh.2017.08.006 [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. (2017). The Art of Asking Questions, and why Scientists Are Better at it. In B. de Graaf, A. Rinnooy Kan, & H. Molenaar (Eds.), The Dutch National Research Agenda in Perspective: A Reflection on Research and Science Policy in Practice (pp. 137-145). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. https://doi.org/10.5117/9789462982796 [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2017). Gender Segregation across Fields of Study in Post-Secondary Education: Trends and Social Differentials . European Sociological Review, 33(3), 449–464. https://doi.org/10.1093/esr/jcx040 [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2017). Gender, socio-economic background and the choice of fields of study in the Netherlands. In R. Arviv-Elyashiv, Y. Feniger, & Y. Shavit (Eds.), A Chance for a Change? Theory and Research on Equality of Educational Opportunities (pp. 229–256). Tel Aviv: Mofet.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2017). Vocational and Academic Education and Political Engagement: The Importance of the Educational Institutional Structure. Comparative Education Review, 61(1), 111-140. https://doi.org/10.1086/689613 [details]

    2016

    • Bol, T., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2016). Measuring educational institutional diversity: tracking, vocational orientation and standardisation. In A. Hadjar, & C. Gross (Eds.), Education systems and inequalities: International comparisons (pp. 73-94). Bristol: Policy Press. https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctt1t892m0.10 [details]
    • Di Stasio, V., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2016). Why does education matter to employers in different institutional contexts? A vignette study in England and the Netherlands. Social Forces, 95(1), 77-106. https://doi.org/10.1093/sf/sow027 [details]
    • Di Stasio, V., Bol, T., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2016). What makes education positional? Institutions, overeducation and the competition for jobs. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 43, 53-63. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rssm.2015.09.005 [details]
    • Dronkers, J., & van de Werfhorst, H. (2016). Meritocratisering in schoolloopbanen in Nederland. In P. de Beer, & M. van Pinxteren (Eds.), Meritocratie: Op weg naar een nieuwe klassensamenleving (pp. 25-43). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. https://doi.org/10.5117/9789462983397 [details]
    • Dronkers, J., & van de Werfhorst, H. (2016). Twee kanten van de meritocratie: trends in nominale en positionele ongelijkheid. In P. de Beer, & M. van Pinxteren (Eds.), Meritocratie: Op weg naar een nieuwe klassensamenleving (pp. 45-63). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. https://doi.org/10.5117/9789462983397 [details]
    • Eidhof, B. B. F., ten Dam, G. T. M., Dijkstra, A. B., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2016). Consensus and contested citizenship education goals in Western Europe. Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 11(2), 114-129. https://doi.org/10.1177/1746197915626084 [details]
    • Forster, A. G., Bol, T., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2016). Vocational Education and Employment over the Life Cycle. Sociological Science, 3, 473-494. https://doi.org/10.15195/v3.a21 [details]
    • Kalmijn, M., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2016). Sibship Size and Gendered Resource Dilution in Different Societal Contexts. PLoS ONE, 11(8), [e0160953]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0160953 [details]
    • Steijn, S., van de Werfhorst, H., & Burgoon, B. (2016). Oordelen over het meritocratische gehalte van de Nederlandse samenleving. In P. de Beer, & M. van Pinxteren (Eds.), Meritocratie: Op weg naar een nieuwe klassensamenleving (pp. 199-207). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. https://doi.org/10.5117/9789462983397 [details]
    • Witschge, J., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2016). Standardization of lower secondary civic education and inequality of the civic and political engagement of students. School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 27(3), 367-384. https://doi.org/10.1080/09243453.2015.1068817 [details]

    2015

    • Elffers, L., van de Werfhorst, H. G., & Fischer, M. M. (2015). De invloed van het verkorten van de heterogene brugperiode op leerprestaties, burgerschap en motivatie: een quasi-experimentele case study. Pedagogische Studiën, 92(6), 413-433. [details]
    • Gracia, P., Vázquez-Quesada, L. M., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2015). Ethnic penalties? The role of human capital and social origins in labour market outcomes of second-generation Moroccans and Turks in the Netherlands. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 42(1), 69-87. https://doi.org/10.1080/1369183X.2015.1085800 [details]
    • Lancee, B., Gesthuizen, M., & van de Werfhorst, H. (2015). Opleidingsverschillen in opvattingen over economische ongelijkheid in Nederland tussen 1975 en 2008. In H. van de Werfhorst (Ed.), Een kloof van alle tijden: verschillen tussen lager en hoger opgeleiden in werk, cultuur en politiek (pp. 195-218). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details]
    • Notten, N., Lancee, B., van de Werfhorst, H. G., & Ganzeboom, H. B. G. (2015). Educational stratification in cultural participation: cognitive competence or status motivation? Journal of Cultural Economics, 39(2), 177-203. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10824-014-9218-1 [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. (2015). Een kloof van alle tijden tussen lager- en hogeropgeleiden? In H. van de Werfhorst (Ed.), Een kloof van alle tijden: verschillen tussen lager en hoger opgeleiden in werk, cultuur en politiek (pp. 9-30). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. (2015). Opleiding, beroep en inkomensongelijkheid: een decompositieanalyse. In H. van de Werfhorst (Ed.), Een kloof van alle tijden: verschillen tussen lager en hoger opgeleiden in werk, cultuur en politiek (pp. 83-100). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2015). Institutional Contexts for Socio-Economic Effects on Schooling Outcomes. In R. A. Scott, & S. M. Kosslyn (Eds.), Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An interdisciplinary, searchable, and linkable resource Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118900772.etrds0186 [details]

    2014

    • Andersen, R., Burgoon, B., & van de Werfhorst, H. (2014). Inequality, legitimacy and the political system. In W. Salverda, B. Nolan, D. Checchi, I. Marx, A. McKnight, I. G. Tóth, & H. van de Werfhorst (Eds.), Changing inequalities in rich countries: analytical and comparative perspectives (pp. 218-238). Oxford: Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687435.003.0009 [details]
    • Bol, T., Witschge, J., van de Werfhorst, H. G., & Dronkers, J. (2014). Curricular Tracking and Central Examinations: Counterbalancing the Impact of Social Background on Student Achievement in 36 Countries. Social Forces, 92(4), 1545-1572. https://doi.org/10.1093/sf/sou003 [details]
    • Breen, R., van de Werfhorst, H. G., & Jaeger, M. M. (2014). Deciding under doubt: a theory of risk aversion, time discounting preferences, and educational decision-making. European Sociological Review, 30(2), 258-270. https://doi.org/10.1093/esr/jcu039 [details]
    • Checchi, D., van de Werfhorst, H., Braga, M., & Meschi, E. (2014). The policy response to educational inequalities. In W. Salverda, B. Nolan, D. Checchi, I. Marx, A. McKnight, I. G. Tóth, & H. van de Werfhorst (Eds.), Changing inequalities in rich countries: analytical and comparative perspectives (pp. 294-327). Oxford: Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687435.003.0012 [details]
    • Fleischmann, F., Kristen, C., Heath, A. F., Brinbaum, Y., Deboosere, P., Granato, N., ... van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2014). Gender inequalities in the education of the second generation in Western countries. Sociology of Education, 87(3), 143-170. https://doi.org/10.1177/0038040714537836 [details]
    • Nolan, B., Salverda, W., Checchi, D., Marx, I., McKnight, A., Tóth, I. G., & van de Werfhorst, H. (2014). Conclusions: learning from diversity about increasing inequality, its impacts and responses? In B. Nolan, W. Salverda, D. Checchi, I. Marx, A. McKnight, I. G. Tóth, & H. van de Werfhorst (Eds.), Changing inequalities and societal impacts in rich countries: thirty countries' experiences (pp. 718-734). Oxford: Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687428.003.0030 [details]
    • Nolan, B., Salverda, W., Checchi, D., Marx, I., McKnight, A., Tóth, I. G., & van de Werfhorst, H. (2014). Introduction. In B. Nolan, W. Salverda, D. Checchi, I. Marx, A. McKnight, I. G. Tóth, & H. van de Werfhorst (Eds.), Changing inequalities and societal impacts in rich countries: thirty countries' experiences (pp. 1-10). Oxford: Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687428.003.0001 [details]
    • Salverda, W., Nolan, B., Checchi, D., Marx, I., McKnight, A., Tóth, I. G., & van de Werfhorst, H. (2014). Conclusions: inequality, impacts, and policies. In W. Salverda, B. Nolan, D. Checchi, I. Marx, A. McKnight, I. G. Tóth, & H. van de Werfhorst (Eds.), Changing inequalities in rich countries: analytical and comparative perspectives (pp. 328-349). Oxford: Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687435.003.0013 [details]
    • Salverda, W., Nolan, B., Checchi, D., Marx, I., McKnight, A., Tóth, I. G., & van de Werfhorst, H. (2014). Introduction. In W. Salverda, B. Nolan, D. Checchi, I. Marx, A. McKnight, I. G. Tóth, & H. van de Werfhorst (Eds.), Changing inequalities in rich countries: analytical and comparative perspectives (pp. 1-14). Oxford: Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687435.003.0001 [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. (2014). Politieke en sociale gevolgen van inkomensongelijkheid. In M. Kremer, M. Bovens, E. Schrijvers, & R. Went (Eds.), Hoe ongelijk is Nederland? Een verkenning van de ontwikkeling en gevolgen van economische ongelijkheid (pp. 113-132). (WRR Verkenningen; No. 28). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2014). Changing societies and four tasks of schooling: Challenges for strongly differentiated educational systems. International Review of Education, 60(1), 123-144. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11159-014-9410-8 [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G., van Elsas, E., & Heath, A. (2014). Origin and destination effects on the educational careers of second-generation minorities. In A. F. Heath, & Y. Brinbaum (Eds.), Unequal attainments: ethnic educational inequalities in ten Western countries (pp. 245-272). (Proceedings of the British Academy; No. 196). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details]

    2013

    • Bol, T., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2013). Educational systems and the trade-off between labor market allocation and equality of educational opportunity. Comparative Education Review, 57(2), 285-308. https://doi.org/10.1086/669122 [details]
    • Elffers, L., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2013). Onderwijs: het Nederlandse stelsel en zijn centrale functies. In J. W. Duyvendak, C. Bouw, K. Gërxhani, & O. Velthuis (Eds.), Sociale kaart van Nederland: over instituties en organisaties. - 2e, geheel herz. dr. (pp. 115-130). Den Haag: Boom Lemma. [details]
    • Gërxhani, K., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2013). The effect of education on informal sector participation in a post-communist country. European Sociological Review, 29(3), 464-476. https://doi.org/10.1093/esr/jcr087 [details]
    • Veerman, G. J. M., van de Werfhorst, H. G., & Dronkers, J. (2013). Ethnic composition of the class and educational performance in primary education in the Netherlands. Educational Research and Evaluation, 19(5), 370-401. https://doi.org/10.1080/13803611.2013.788851 [details]

    2012

    • Huisman, C., van de Werfhorst, H. G., & Monshouwer, K. (2012). Adolescent tobacco use in the Netherlands: social background, education and school organization. Youth and Society, 44(4), 567-586. https://doi.org/10.1177/0044118X11407642 [details]
    • Koçer, R. G., & van de Werfhorst, H. (2012). Education systems and the formation of societal consensus on justice. Quality and Quantity, 46(2), 451-470. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11135-010-9380-2 [details]
    • Koçer, R. G., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2012). Does education affect opinions on economic inequality? A joint mean and dispersion analysis. Acta Sociologica, 55(3), 251-272. https://doi.org/10.1177/0001699312450591 [details]
    • Lancee, B., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2012). Income inequality and participation: a comparison of 24 European countries. Social Science Research, 41(5), 1166-1178. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssresearch.2012.04.005 [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G., & Salverda, W. (2012). Consequences of economic inequality: introduction to a special issue. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 30(4), 377-387. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rssm.2012.08.001 [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G., & Salverda, W. (Eds.) (2012). Special Issue: Consequences of Economic Inequality. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 30(4).

    2011

    • Barone, C., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2011). Education, cognitive skills and earnings in comparative perspective. International Sociology, 26(4), 483-502. https://doi.org/10.1177/0268580910393045 [details]
    • Bol, T., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2011). Signals and closure by degrees: the education effect across 15 European countries. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 29(1), 119-132. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rssm.2010.12.002 [details]
    • Lancee, B., Burgoon, B., Corneo, G., Horn, D., Medgyesi, M., & van de Werfhorst, H. (2011). Political and cultural impacts of inequality. In W. Salverda (Ed.), Inequalities' impacts (pp. 133-140). (GINI State of the Art Review; No. 1). Amsterdam: Amsterdam Institute for Advanced labour Studies, University of Amsterdam. [details]
    • Netjes, J. E., van de Werfhorst, H. G., Dijkstra, A. B., & Geboers, E. A. M. (2011). Eenheid of verdeeldheid? Burgerschap in een gedifferentieerd voortgezet onderwijssysteem. Mens en Maatschappij, 86(1), 34-65. [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. (2011). Is onderwijs een positioneel goed? In G. Kraaykamp, M. Levels, & A. Need (Eds.), Problemen en theorieën in onderzoek: een staalkaart van de hedendaagse Nederlandse empirisch-theoretische sociologie (pp. 119-132). Assen: Van Gorcum. [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2011). Selectie en differentiatie in het Nederlandse onderwijsbestel: gelijkheid, burgerschap en onderwijsexpansie in vergelijkend perspectief. Pedagogische Studiën, 88(4), 283-297. [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2011). Skill and education effects on earnings in 18 countries: the role of national educational institutions. Social Science Research, 40(4), 1078-1090. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssresearch.2011.03.004 [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2011). Skills, positional good or social closure? The role of education across structural-institutional labour market settings. Journal of Education and Work, 24(5), 521-548. https://doi.org/10.1080/13639080.2011.586994 [details]

    2010

    2009

    2008

    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2008). Educational Fields of Study and European Labor Markets. International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 49(4-5).
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2008). Educational fields of study and European labor markets: Introduction to a special issue. International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 49(4-5), 227-231. https://doi.org/10.1177/0020715208093075 [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G., Jackson, M., Luijkx, R., & Vallet, L. A. (2008). Educational fields of study and the intergenerational mobility process in comparative perspective. International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 49(4-5), 369-388. https://doi.org/10.1177/0020715208093082 [details]

    2019

    • Thijs, P. E., Kranendonk, M., Mulder, L. E. M., Wanders, F. H. K., ten Dam, G. T. M., van der Meer, T. W. G., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2019). Democratische kernwaarden in het voortgezet onderwijs: Jaar 1. Amsterdam: ADKS.

    2017

    • Rözer, J., & van de Werfhorst, H. (2017). Inequalities in Educational Opportunities by Socioeconomic and Migration Background: A Comparative Assessment Across European Societies. (ISOTIS report; No. D 1.2.). ISOTIS. [details]
    • Skopek, J., van de Werfhorst, H., Rözer, J., Zachrisson, H. D., & van Huizen, T. (2017). Inequality in Various Stages of the Educational Career: Patterns and Mechanisms - Literature Review. (ISOTIS reports; No. D 1.1). ISOTIS. [details]

    2015

    • van de Werfhorst, H. (2015). Een kloof van alle tijden: verschillen tussen lager en hoger opgeleiden in werk, cultuur en politiek. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2015). Discussion paper of James Rosenbaum, Caitlin Ahearn, Kelly Becker, Janet Rosenbaum (2015) “The New Forgotten Half and Research Directions to Support Them”,

    2014

    2012

    • van de Werfhorst, H., Tóth, I. G., Horn, D., Medgyesi, M., Notten, N., Haas, C., & Burgoon, B. (2012). Political and cultural impacts of growing inequalities. Amsterdam: Amsterdam Institute for Advanced labour Studies, University of Amsterdam. [details]

    2011

    • Netjes, J., van de Werfhorst, H., Karsten, S., & Bol, T. (2011). Onderwijsstelsels en non-cognitieve uitkomsten van het onderwijs: burgerschap, deviant gedrag en welzijn in landenvergelijkend perspectief. Amsterdam: AMCIS Amsterdam Centre for Inequality Studies, Universiteit van Amsterdam. [details]

    2019

    • Kranendonk, M., Mulder, L., Thijs, P., Wanders, F., ten Dam, G., van der Meer, T., & van de Werfhorst, H. (2019). De ontwikkeling van democratische kernwaarden. Amsterdam: ADKS. [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. (2019). Late selectie, gelijke kansen? Didactief, 49(1/2), 24-25. [details]

    2018

    • Geven, S., Batruch, A., & van de Werfhorst, H. (2018). Inequality in Teacher Judgements, Expectations and Track Recommendations: A Review Study. Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam. [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. (2018). Autonomie van scholen staat kansengelijkheid in de weg. Van Twaalf tot Achttien, 28(7), 12-13. [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. (2018). Meritocratisering leidt tot waterbed-effect in het onderwijs. Economisch Statistische Berichten, 103(4768), 544-546. [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. (2018). Meritocratisering leidt tot waterbedeffect in het onderwijs. Economisch Statistische Berichten, 103, 544-546. [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. (Author). (2018). Gelijke kansen: een visie graag. Web publication/site, Didactief. Retrieved from https://didactiefonline.nl/artikel/gelijke-kansen-een-visie-graag [details]

    2017

    • Munniksma, A., Dijkstra, A. B., van der Veen, I., Ledoux, G., van de Werfhorst, H., & ten Dam, G. (2017). Burgerschap in het voortgezet onderwijs: Nederland in vergelijkend perspectief. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details]

    2016

    • Bol, T. (Author), & van de Werfhorst, H. (Author). (2016). Kansrijk Onderwijsbeleid: De economische tunnelvisie van het CPB. Web publication/site, Stuk Rood Vlees. Retrieved from http://stukroodvlees.nl/kansrijk-onderwijsbeleid-de-economische-tunnelvisie-van-het-cpb/ [details]
    • Bol, T., & van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2016). De link tussen school en werk in een polariserende arbeidsmarkt. Amsterdam: Amsterdam Centre for Inequality Studies (AMCIS).
    • Dronkers, J., Elffers, L., Karsten, S., van der Velden, R., & van de Werfhorst, H. (2016). Groeiende ongelijkheid vraagt om ingrijpen. Socialisme en Democratie, 73(2), 48-53. [details]
    • Karsten, S., van de Werfhorst, H., Bol, T., & Forster, A. (2016). Waartoe een vakdiploma? In S. Karsten (Ed.), De hoofdstroom in de Nederlandse onderwijsdelta: Een nuchtere balans van het mbo (pp. 97-126). Antwerpen/Apeldoorn: Garant. [details]
    • Mijs, J., & van de Werfhorst, H. (2016). Het onderwijsstelsel en kansengelijkheid: op zoek naar een meritocratie. In B. Eidhof, M. Van Houtte, & M. Vermeulen (Eds.), Sociologen over onderwijs: Inzichten, praktijken en kritieken (pp. 199-217). Antwerpen/Apeldoorn: Garant. [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. (2016). Een kloof van alle tijden tussen lager en hoger opgeleiden. B en M : Tijdschrift voor Beleid, Politiek en Maatschappij, 43(1), 69-78. https://doi.org/10.5553/BenM/138900692016043001011 [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. (2016). Waarom de politiek zich druk moet maken om gelijke kansen. Socialisme en Democratie, 73(3), 53-55. [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. (Author), Forster, A. (Author), & Bol, T. (Author). (2016). Is more vocational education the answer?. Web publication/site, Education & Skills Today . Retrieved from http://oecdeducationtoday.blogspot.nl/2016/07/is-more-vocational-education-answer.html [details]

    2015

    • van de Werfhorst, H. (2015). De achterkant van autonomie: maatwerk, sturing en ongelijkheid. NTOR : Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Onderwijsrecht, 27(4), 286-293. [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. (2015). Rigide selectie vergroot sociale ongelijkheid. Van Twaalf tot Achttien, 25(4), 18-20. [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H., Elffers, L., & Karsten, S. (2015). Onderwijsstelsels vergeleken: leren, werken en burgerschap. Didactief onderzoek. [details]

    2012

    • van de Werfhorst, H. (2012). Gescheiden onderwijs? Breng leerlingen meer bij elkaar. Bij de Les, 8(5), 28-29. [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. (2012). Tussen beleidsmakers en wetenschapsfilosofie. Sociologie Magazine, 20(2), 30-32. [details]
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G., & Tóth, I. G. (2012). 경제적 불평등의 정치적·문화적 영향. Kukche Nodong Pŭripʻŭ, 10(5), 24-39. [details]

    2008

    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2008). Leren of ontberen? Over onderwijsinstituties en ongelijkheid. (Oratiereeks). Amsterdam: Vossiuspers UvA. [details]

    2011

    • Di Stasio, V., & van de Werfhorst, H. (2011). Educational credentials as hiring screens: results from a vignette study in the Italian IT sector. Paper presented at Summer meeting of the ISA RC28: 'Opportunity, meritocracy, and changing patterns of social inequality', .
    • Di Stasio, V., & van de Werfhorst, H. (2011). The role of educational credentials when hiring in different institutional contexts: a vignette study in Italy and the Netherlands. Paper presented at ECSR 20th Anniversary Conference:European Society or Societies? A 20-Year Perspective, .

    Award

    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2014). Between Institutions and Social Mechanisms: Education and Inequality in Comparative Perspective (NWO-Vici Grant).

    Membership

    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2019). Member, Education Council (Onderwijsraad), highest advisory body
      of Dutch government and parliament on educational issues, Onderwijsraad.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2018-2019). Elected board member, Research Committee 28 on Social Stratification and Mobility, International Sociological Association (on Social Stratification and Mobility).
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2018-2019). Member of the Supervisory Committee (Begeleidingscommissie), Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2017-2019). Member of the board, Inter-University Centre for Social Science Theory and Methodology (ICS.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2017-2019). Chair of the Program Committee, Nationaal Cohortonderzoek Onderwijs
      (National Education Cohort Study)., National Initiative Education Research (NWO-NRO).
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2016-2017). Member of supervisory committee to the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sciences and Statistics Netherlands, concerning a revision of the pupil (…), Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (The Netherlands).
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2014-2017). Member of the Programme Council for Fundamental Research of the National Initiative Education Research, Netherlands Organisation for Scientific (…), NRO (Nationaal Regieorgaan Onderwijsonderzoek).
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2013-2016). Member (vice-chair), advices Governing Board (College van Bestuur), Universitaire Onderzoekscommissie (UOC), Universiteit van Amsterdam.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2012). Member of the editorial board, Research in Social Stratification and Mobility.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2012). NWO-commissies: MagW PROO Excellence, NWO MaGW.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2012). Work-package coordinator GINI project (EU FP7), GINI project (EU FP7).
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2012). Member, Content Coordination Committee GINI Project (EU FP7)., GINI Project.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2012-2018). Board member (re-elected), European Consortium for Sociological Research (ECSR).
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2012). Member of the editorial board, Acta Sociologica.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2012). Member of editorial board, Sociology of Education.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2011-2019). Member Rapid Reaction Team for Ministry of Education, Culture and Sciences, Ministry of Education, Culture and Sciences.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2010-2012). Projectleider, Longitudinaal onderzoek Weekendschool.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2009). Lid Research Committee 28, International Sociological Association (on Social Stratification and Mobility).
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2009). Lid, American Sociological Association.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2009-2010). Lidmaatschap, twee (voor-) selectiecommissies van NWO Deputy coordinator EQUALSOC (Economic Change, Quality of Life and Social Cohesion), EU FP6 Network of Excellence.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2009). Lid, Interuniversitaire werkgroep Sociale Ongelijkheid en Levensloop (ISOL).
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2009). Chair, the Dissemination Committee of EQUALSOC.

    Media appearance

    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (17-05-2019). Bundel van UvA'ers over ongelijkheid is ‘handreiking richting de stad’ Folia. Bundel van UvA'ers over ongelijkheid is ‘handreiking richting de stad’.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. & de Beer, P. T. (30-04-2019). Kloof tussen hoog- en laagopgeleid verdwijnt nooit Het Financieele Dagblad. Kloof tussen hoog- en laagopgeleid verdwijnt nooit.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (15-12-2018). Soort zoekt soort, ook in schoolkeuze NRC Handelsblad. Soort zoekt soort, ook in schoolkeuze.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (11-12-2018). Meisjes worden op basisschool vaak onderschat. Meisjes worden op basisschool vaak onderschat.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (16-06-2018). Mammoetwet heeft weinig bewerkstelligd [Print] Het Parool. Mammoetwet heeft weinig bewerkstelligd.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (19-10-2017). Stuk Rood Vlees Podcast, aflevering 5: Herman van de Werfhorst over kansenongelijkheid in het onderwijs [Web] Stuk Rood Vlees. Stuk Rood Vlees Podcast, aflevering 5: Herman van de Werfhorst over kansenongelijkheid in het onderwijs.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (07-09-2017). Verschillen ouderbijdrage enorm: hoe rijker klasgenootjes, hoe meer je betaalt [Web] RTL Nieuws. Verschillen ouderbijdrage enorm: hoe rijker klasgenootjes, hoe meer je betaalt.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. (31-10-2011). Onderwijs kneedt vmbo'er tot andere burger dan vwo'er: interview door Bea Ros [Print] Didactief. Onderwijs kneedt vmbo'er tot andere burger dan vwo'er: interview door Bea Ros.

    Journal editor

    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (member of editorial board) (2014-2019). Social Forces (Journal).
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (member of editorial board) (2011-2019). Acta Sociologica (Journal).
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (member of editorial board) (2010-2019). Research in Social Stratification and Mobility (Journal).
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (member of editorial board) (2009-2012). Sociology of Education (Journal).
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (programme committee member) (2008-). Amsterdam Social Science (Journal).

    Talk / presentation

    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (invited speaker) (10-11-2015). Inequalities, Keynote address to the AISSR Harvest Day, UvA-FMG, Amsterdam.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (invited speaker) (29-9-2015). Early tracking in educational systems and inequality of educational opportunity: patterns and mechanisms, invited seminar, Stockholm University, Institute for Social Research SOFI., Stockholm.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (invited speaker) (1-6-2015). Selectivity of Migration and the Educational Disadvantages of Second Generation Immigrants in Ten Host Societies, Invited seminar, ERCOMER, Utrecht University, Utrecht.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (invited speaker) (19-3-2015). Persistent Inequality in Positional Education, invited seminar, Oslo University, Oslo.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (invited speaker) (17-12-2014). Stabiele ongelijkheid in Positionele scholing, Actualiteitencollege Nederlandse Sociologische Vereniging.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (invited speaker) (12-11-2014). Sociology Seminar: Early tracking in educational systems and various forms of inequality, Invited lecture at Nuffield College, University of Oxford, Oxford.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (invited speaker) (17-9-2014). School systems, regulation and assessment of schools and the social quality of education., Keynote, SICI conferentie.
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (invited speaker) (2-7-2014). How do education systems shape educational inequalities? Early selection in educational systems and inequality of educational opportunity: institutions and defeatism of parents and teachers, Conferentie, Luxemburg.

    Others

    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (participant) (15-10-2015). Policy conference organizer, Het Nederlandse onderwijsstelsel: wat gaat goed en wat kan beter?, Den Haag (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (participant) (2-7-2015 - 4-7-2015). London School of Economics and Political Science, London. co-organizer mini-symposium Inequality: Drivers, Impacts and Policies at Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE) (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (participant) (5-3-2015 - 7-3-2015). European coordinator and organizer of American-European conference "Reducing Inequality: What American Scholarship Can Learn from the European Experiences" (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (participant) (3-4-2014 - 7-4-2014). AERA 2014, Philadelphia. Symposium proposal to NWO‐PROO: Variations in Educational Systems and their Consequences for Inequalities (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (participant) (13-2-2014 - 14-2-2014). PROO Conference about Educational systems: Inequalities, Labour Markets and Civic Engagement (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (participant) (16-1-2014). Conference to celebrate the continuation of Institutions and Inequality as an FMG Faculty Zwaartepunt, with a mini‐symposium organized around research conducted at AMCIS presented by AMCIS postdocs from Sociology, Educational Science and Political Science, Amsterdam (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (organiser) (2-9-2013 - 6-9-2013). Summer School: Inequalities and Their Impacts on Societies, Levico/Trento, Italy. Organizer Summer School European Consortium for Sociological
      Research and EQUALSOC, Inequalities and Their Impacts on Societies. (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • van de Werfhorst, H. G. (other), Kuipers, G. M. M. (other) & Bröer, C. (other) (2013 - 2014). Principal author of self-assessment report UvA Sociology research programme “Dynamics of Institutions: Life Course, Citizenship and Culture” (other).

    2017

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  • Ancillary activities
    • Nationaal Regieorgaan Onderwijsonderzoek
      Voorzitter Programmacommissie Nationaal Cohortonderzoek Onderwijs (NCO)
    • Onderwijsraad
      Lid van de Onderwijsraad
    • Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau
      Lid Begeleidingscommissie Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau