Publications

2020

Scheeren, Lotte

Not on the same track? Tracking age and gender inequality in education. PhD Thesis

University of Amsterdam, 2020.

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Rözer, Jesper; van de Werfhorst, Herman G

Three Worlds of Vocational Education: Specialized and General Craftsmanship in France, Germany, and The Netherlands Journal Article

European Sociological Review, 36 (5), pp. 780–797, 2020.

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Geven, Sara

Afblazen basisischool-eindtoets leidt tot verwarring en mogelijk ongelijke kansen Online

Sociale Vraagstukken 2020.

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Geven, Sara; van de Werfhorst, Herman

The Role of Intergenerational Networks in Students’ School Performance in Two Differentiated Educational Systems: A Comparison of Between- and Within-Individual Estimates Journal Article

Sociology of Education, 93 (1), pp. 40–64, 2020.

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Forster, Andrea; van de Werfhorst, Herman

Navigating Institutions: Parents’ Knowledge of the Educational System and Students’ Success in Education Journal Article

European Sociological Review, 36 (1), pp. 48–64, 2020.

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Geven, Sara

Intergenerationale netwerken en de schoolprestaties van leerlingen in Nederland en Duitsland Journal Article

Mens & Maatschappij, 95 (2), pp. 158–162, 2020.

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2019

Delaruelle, Katrijn; van de Werfhorst, Herman; Bracke, Piet

Do comprehensive school reforms impact the health of early school leavers? Results of a comparative difference-in-difference design Journal Article

Social Science & Medicine, 239 (2019), pp. 1–10, 2019.

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van de Werfhorst, Herman G

Early Tracking and Social Inequality in Educational Attainment: Educational Reforms in 21 European Countries Journal Article

American Journal of Education, 126 (November), pp. 65–99, 2019.

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Bol, Thijs; Eller, Christina Ciocca; van de Werfhorst, Herman G; DiPrete, Thomas A

School-to-Work Linkages, Educational Mismatches, and Labor Market Outcomes Journal Article

American Sociological Review, 84 (2), pp. 275–307, 2019.

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van der Vleuten, Maaike; Steinmetz, Stephanie; van de Werfhorst, Herman

Gender norms and STEM: the importance of friends for stopping leakage from the STEM pipeline Journal Article

Educational Research and Evaluation , 24 (6-7), pp. 417–436, 2019.

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Witschge, Jacqueline; Rözer, Jesper; van de Werfhorst, Herman G

Type of education and civic and political attitudes Journal Article

British Educational Research Journal, 45 (2), pp. 298–319, 2019.

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Witschge, Jacqueline; van de Werfhorst, Herman G

Curricular tracking and civic and political engagement: Comparing adolescents and young adults across education systems Journal Article

Acta Sociologica, 63 (3), pp. 284–302, 2019.

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van de Werfhorst, Herman; Heath, Anthony

Selectivity of Migration and the Educational Disadvantages of Second-Generation Immigrants in Ten Host Societies Journal Article

European Journal of Population, 35 , pp. 347–378, 2019.

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Geven, Sara

The impact of school tracking on school misconduct: variations by migration background in England, The Netherlands, and Sweden Journal Article

Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 45 (15), pp. 2864–2887, 2019.

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Gaikhorst, Lisa; Geven, Sara; Baan, Jan

Diverse leerlingen, diverse competenties, diverse verwachtingen? Incollection

van de Werfhorst, Herman; van Hest, Erna (Ed.): Gelijke kansen in de stad, 2019, ISBN: 9789463728829.

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2018

Checchi, Daniele; van de Werfhorst, Herman

Policies, skills and earnings: how educational inequality affects earnings inequality Journal Article

Socio-Economic Review, 16 (1), pp. 137–160, 2018, ISSN: 1475-1461.

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Scheeren, Lotte; van de Werfhorst, Herman; Bol, Thijs

The Gender Revolution in Context: How Later Tracking in Education Benefits Girls Journal Article

Social Forces, 97 (1), pp. 193–220, 2018.

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van de Werfhorst, Herman

Early Tracking and Socioeconomic Inequality in Academic Achievement: Studying Reforms in Nine Countries Journal Article

Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 58 , pp. 22–32, 2018.

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Geven, Sara; Batruch, Anatolia; van de Werfhorst, Herman

Inequality in Teacher Judgements, Expectations and Track Recommendations: A Review Study. Technical Report

University of Amsterdam 2018.

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Forster, Andrea; Bol, Thijs

Vocational education and employment over the life course using a new measure of occupational specificity Journal Article

Social Science Research, 70 , pp. 176-197, 2018.

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2017

DiPrete, Thomas A; Eller, Christina Ciocca; Bol, Thijs; van de Werfhorst, Herman G

School-to-Work Linkages in the United States, Germany, and France Journal Article

American Journal of Sociology, 122 (6), pp. 1869–1938, 2017.

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van de Werfhorst, Herman

Gender Segregation across Fields of Study in Post-Secondary Education: Trends and Social Differentials Journal Article

European Sociological Review, 33 (3), pp. 449–464, 2017.

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Bills, David; van de Werfhorst, Herman

Workplace Training from the Sociological Perspective. Incollection

Brown, Kenneth (Ed.): The Cambridge Handbook of Workplace Training and Employee Development., pp. 626–644, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2017.

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Munniksma, Anke; Dijkstra, Anne Bert; van der Veen, Ineke; Ledoux, Guuske; van de Werfhorst, Herman; ten Dam, Geert

Burgerschap in het voortgezet onderwijs. Nederland in vergelijkend perspectief. Technical Report

University of Amsterdam 2017.

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van de Werfhorst, Herman

The art of asking questions, and why scientists are better at it Incollection

de Graaf, Beatrice; Kan, Alexander Rinnooy; Molenaar, Henk (Ed.): The Dutch National Research Agenda in Perspective. A Reflection on Research and Science Policy in Practice., pp. 137–145, Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, 2017, ISBN: 9789462982796.

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2016

Stasio, Valentina Di; van de Werfhorst, Herman G

Why Does Education Matter to Employers in Different Institutional Contexts? A Vignette Study in England and the Netherlands Journal Article

Social Forces, 95 (1), pp. 77–106, 2016.

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Haas, Christina; van de Werfhorst, Herman G

Ahead of the pack? Explaining the unequal distribution of scholarships in Germany Journal Article

British Journal of Sociology of Education, 38 (5), pp. 705–720, 2016.

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Forster, Andrea; Bol, Thijs; van de Werfhorst, Herman

Vocational Education and Employment over the Life Cycle Journal Article

Sociological Science, 3 , pp. 473-494, 2016.

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Eidhof, Bram B F; ten Dam, Geert T M; Dijkstra, Anne Bert; van de Werfhorst, Herman G

Consensus and contested citizenship education goals in Western Europe Journal Article

Consensus and contested citizenship education goals in Western Europe, 11 (2), pp. 114–129, 2016.

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Mijs, Jonathan; van de Werfhorst, Herman

Het onderwijsstelsel en kansengelijkheid: op zoek naar een meritocratie. Incollection

Eidhof, Bram; van Houtte, Mieke; Vermeulen, Marc (Ed.): Sociologen over onderwijs. Inzichten, praktijken en kritieken., Garant, Antwerpen-Apeldoorn, 2016, ISBN: 9789044134490.

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van de Werfhorst, Herman; Dronkers, Jaap

Twee kanten van de meritocratie: trends in nominale en positionele ongelijkheid Incollection

de Beer, Paul; van Pinxteren, Maisha (Ed.): Meritocratie. Op weg naar een nieuwe klassensamenleving?, pp. 45–63, Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, 2016, ISBN: 9789462983397.

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Dronkers, Jaap; van de Werfhorst, Herman

Meritocratisering in schoolloopbanen in Nederland. Incollection

de Beer, Paul; van Pinxteren, Maisha (Ed.): Meritocratie. Op weg naar een nieuwe klassensamenleving?, pp. 25–43, Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, 2016, ISBN: 9789462983397.

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Bol, Thijs; van de Werfhorst, Herman

Measuring Educational Institutional Diversity: Tracking, Vocational Orientation and Standardisation Incollection

Hadjar, Andreas; Gross, Christiane (Ed.): Education Systems and Inequalities. International Comparisons., pp. 73–93, Policy Press, Bristol, 2016, ISBN: 9781447326106.

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Kalmijn, Matthijs; van de Werfhorst, Herman

Sibship Size and Gendered Resource Dilution in Different Societal Contexts Journal Article

PLOS ONE, 11 (8), pp. 1–16, 2016.

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2015

van de Werfhorst, Herman G

De achterkant van autonomie: maatwerk, sturing en ongelijkheid Journal Article

Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Onderwijsrecht en Onderwijsbeleid, 2015 (December), pp. 286–293, 2015.

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Stasio, Valentina Di; Bol, Thijs; van de Werfhorst, Herman G

What makes education positional? Institutions, overeducation and the competition for jobs Journal Article

Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 43 , pp. 53–63, 2015.

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Witschge, Jacqueline; van de Werfhorst, Herman G

Standardization of lower secondary civic education and inequality of the civic and political engagement of students Journal Article

School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 27 (3), pp. 367–384, 2015.

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van de Werfhorst, Herman (Ed.)

Een kloof van alle tijden. Verschillen tussen lager en hoger opgeleiden in werk, cultuur en politiek. Collection

Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, 2015, ISBN: 9789089647498.

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Elffers, Louise; van de Werfhorst, Herman G; Fischer, Mirjam M

De invloed van het verkorten van de heterogene brugperiode op leerprestaties, burgerschap, en motivatie: een quasi-experimentele case study Journal Article

Pedagogische Studiën, 92 , pp. 414–433, 2015.

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2014

Notten, Natascha; Lancee, Bram; van de Werfhorst, Herman G; Ganzeboom, Harry B G

Educational stratification in cultural participation: Cognitive competence or status motivation? Journal Article

Journal of Cultural Economics, 39 (2015), pp. 177–203, 2014.

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