Paul Muller

I am an Assistant Professor at the VU University Amsterdam and a Research Fellow at the Tinbergen Institute. My research interests are (empirical) labor economics and applied microeconomics. I have been using both field experiments and administrative data sources in my studies. In particular, I am interested in:


  • the role of occupational information in the job search process, and how (online) advice can be beneficial
  • job search assistance programs and their (in)direct effects
  • econometric methods to evaluate active labor market programs
  • the relationship between family policies (such as parental leave and childcare subsidies) and labor market participation
  • incentivizing healthy behaviours (such as regular physical exercise)

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