Marike Knoef

Position:
  • Associate professor
Expertise:
  • Social Security
  • Micro-econometrics
  • Pensions
  • Retirement
  • Savings behavior
  • Health
  • Labour economics


Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 4856
E-Mail: m.g.knoef@law.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid, Instituut Fiscale en Economische vakken, Economie
Office Address: Kamerlingh Onnes Gebouw
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number B203


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Marike Knoef is associate professor at the Department of Economics, Leiden University. She holds a PhD, MSc and BA in Econometrics from Tilburg University. Before Marike joined Leiden University, she wrote her Master thesis at the Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB) and worked at CentERdata (on the Tilburg University campus). Marike’s research interests include household saving behavior, economics of ageing, labor economics and health. She was recently granted a subsidy of the Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement (Netspar) for one of her research projects “Pension savings and consumption needs of current and future retirees”. This project started in 2014 and studies household savings, consumption and retirement decisions. Marike’s publications and CV can be found below.

Education

  • PhD thesis ', Tilburg University (2006-2011) 
  • B.Sc. Econometrics and Operations Research (cum laude) and M.Sc. Mathematical economics & Econometric methods (cum laude), Tilburg University (2001-2006)


Previous positions

  • Member of the secretary preparing the advisory report of the Social and Economic Council on the future of the Dutch pension system, 2 days a week (July 2014 – January 2015) 

  • Senior researcher CentERdata (2011-2012)

  • Junior researcher CentERdata (2006-2010) 

  • Internship Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (2006) 

  • Research assistant, CentER Applied Research (2003)

  • Teaching and research assistant, Tilburg University (2002-2006)


Curriculum Vitae

Extra curricular activities

  • Scientific organizer Netspar International Pension Workshop 2017 (jointly with Prof. Schotman) 

  • Scientific committee ‘Gender Gaps in the Labor Market’ conference 2016, Warsaw, Poland

  • Guest member Netspar editorial board (2016)

  • Scientific organizer Netspar International Pension Workshop 2016 (jointly with Prof. Schotman)

  • Member think tank ‘Long systems: pensions, health care, labor market, social security and education’, De Argumentenfabriek (by Frank Kalshoven)

  • Visiting lecturer TIAS School for Business and Society, Masterclass pension innovation (2015-2016) 

  • Research fellow Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) (2015-) 

  • Scientific organizer Netspar International Pension Workshop 2015 (jointly with Prof. De Jong)

  • Member of the advisory commission of the research project `Development of the purchasing power of pensioners’ ANBO (2014-2015) 

  • Scientific committee Dutch Economists Day 2014

  • Member of the client board of Statistics Netherlands (2014-)

  • Nominated ‘paper of the year’ Financial Times Live (2013) 

  • Leiden Congress Ambassador (2013-)

  • Board member Dutch Institute for Social Security, (2008-)

  • Research fellow Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement (Netspar), (2006-)

Selected refereed publications

Research grants

  • Netspar topicality grant ‘What is an adequate pension’ (2016) 

  • Pension and consumption expectations, Autoriteit Financiële Markten (2014) 

  • Netspar topicality grant ‘Pensioeninkomens in internationaal perspectief’ (2014)

  • Netspar/NWO theme grant 'Pension savings and consumption needs of current and future retirees' (2013) 

  • Netspar topicality grant 'Pensioeninkomens, consumptiebehoeften en ouderenzorg' (2013)

  • Netspar topicality grant 'Pension reforms and the financial well-being of Dutch elderly households' (2011)

Teaching

  • Analyse van sociaal-economisch beleid BBO / EBM

  • Fiscaal-economisch beleid

  • Beleidsanalyse: Pensioenen en Vergrijzing / MPS

  • Masterscripties MPS

Other output

  • Been J. & Knoef M.G. (2016), Job-Search Requirements for Unemployed at the End of Working Life: Effects on Unemployment Dynamics and Self-Employment Probabilities (forthcoming), Journal of Human Resources

  • Experiment bevordering arbeidsparticipatie alleenstaande ouders WWB. Final report for the Ministry of Social affairs and Employment (with Marijke von Bergh and Jorna Leenheer). CentERdata and IVA, Tilburg, 2011 

  • Werking risicoverevening in de praktijk. Report for the Health Care Insurance Board (with Jan Nelissen). CentERdata, Tilburg, 2008

  • De toekomstige arbeidsmarkt voor onderwijspersoneel 2007-2015. Actualisering arbeidsmarktprognoses voor primair onderwijs, voortgezet onderwijs en bve-sector. Report for the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (with Peter Fontein, Jan Nelissen, Klaas de Vos, a.o.), 2008

  • Arbeidsmarktdynamiek van de overheid. Report for the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations (with Klaas de Vos, Jan Nelissen and Peter Fontein). CentERdata, Tilburg, 2007

  • Raming ILC / BAPO ontwikkeling 2006-2015. Report for the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (with Hendri Adriaens). CentERdata, Tilburg, 2007

  • Herijking zorg: bekostiging van rugzakleerlingen. Report for the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (with Hendri Adriaens). CentERdata, Tilburg, 2006

Publications in books

Publications in Dutch

Working papers

Work in progress

  • Life-cycle Wage Profiles and Pension Accumulation; Estimating a Panel Data Sample Selection Model with Part-Time Employment (with Jim Been)

  • Health State Dependence in Europe; Estimates and Implications for Health Expenditures and Pension Payout Schemes (with Lieke Kools)

  • Health dynamics over the lifecycle (with Raun van Ooijen and Rob Alessie)

Selected reports in Dutch

  • Experiment bevordering arbeidsparticipatie alleenstaande ouders WWB. Final report for the Ministry of Social affairs and Employment (with Marijke von Bergh and Jorna Leenheer). CentERdata and IVA, Tilburg, 2011

  • Werking risicoverevening in de praktijk. Report for the Health Care Insurance Board (with Jan Nelissen). CentERdata, Tilburg, 2008

  • De toekomstige arbeidsmarkt voor onderwijspersoneel 2007-2015. Actualisering arbeidsmarktprognoses voor primair onderwijs, voortgezet onderwijs en bve-sector. Report for the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (with Peter Fontein, Jan Nelissen, Klaas de Vos, a.o.), 2008

  • Arbeidsmarktdynamiek van de overheid. Report for the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations (with Klaas de Vos, Jan Nelissen and Peter Fontein). CentERdata, Tilburg, 2007

  • Raming ILC / BAPO ontwikkeling 2006-2015. Report for the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (with Hendri Adriaens). CentERdata, Tilburg, 2007

  • Herijking zorg: bekostiging van rugzakleerlingen. Report for the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (with Hendri Adriaens). CentERdata, Tilburg, 2006

Last Modified: 06-07-2016