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Herman G. van de Werfhorst

Herman G. van de Werfhorst

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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 32 Citations 5,417 69 World Ranking 4152 National Ranking 167

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Social science
  • Social psychology
  • Democracy

Herman G. van de Werfhorst spends much of his time researching Social inequality, Educational attainment, Social psychology, Tracking and Social stratification. His Social inequality research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Economic growth and Demographic economics. His work carried out in the field of Educational attainment brings together such families of science as Sociology of Education and Demography.

Herman G. van de Werfhorst combines subjects such as Cultural reproduction, Cultural capital, Higher education and Social reproduction with his study of Social psychology. The concepts of his Tracking study are interwoven with issues in Mathematics education and Educational systems. His Social stratification research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Social change, Social mobility, Public economics and Educational inequality.

His most cited work include:

  • Achievement Inequality and the Institutional Structure of Educational Systems: A Comparative Perspective (318 citations)
  • Social Class, Ability and Choice of Subject in Secondary and Tertiary Education in Britain (185 citations)
  • Ethnicity, schooling, and merit in the Netherlands (139 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Herman G. van de Werfhorst mostly deals with Demographic economics, Educational attainment, Labour economics, Social inequality and Tracking. His research integrates issues of Comparative research, Higher education, Social mobility and Educational inequality in his study of Demographic economics. Herman G. van de Werfhorst interconnects Social influence and Demography in the investigation of issues within Educational attainment.

The study incorporates disciplines such as Vocational education, Economic inequality and Human capital in addition to Labour economics. His Social inequality study combines topics in areas such as Income inequality metrics, Student achievement, Affect and Social engagement. His Tracking research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Mathematics education, Developmental psychology and Educational systems.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Demographic economics (25.29%)
  • Educational attainment (25.29%)
  • Labour economics (18.39%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2018-2021)?

  • Tracking (17.24%)
  • Educational attainment (25.29%)
  • Demographic economics (25.29%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Herman G. van de Werfhorst spends much of his time researching Tracking, Educational attainment, Demographic economics, Educational systems and Social inequality. His Tracking research incorporates elements of Developmental psychology, Prosocial behavior and Educational inequality. His research in Educational attainment intersects with topics in Comparative research and Social influence.

His Comparative research research includes themes of Self-rated health and Comprehensive school. His studies deal with areas such as Social stratification, Higher education, Vocational education and Unemployment as well as Demographic economics. His Social inequality study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Development economics and Cross-national research.

Between 2018 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • School-to-Work Linkages, Educational Mismatches, and Labor Market Outcomes (15 citations)
  • Selectivity of Migration and the Educational Disadvantages of Second-Generation Immigrants in Ten Host Societies (14 citations)
  • Does education decrease Euroscepticism? A regression discontinuity design using compulsory schooling reforms in four European countries: (6 citations)

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Best Publications

Achievement Inequality and the Institutional Structure of Educational Systems: A Comparative Perspective

Herman G. Van de Werfhorst;Jonathan J.B. Mijs.
Review of Sociology (2010)

624 Citations

Social Class, Ability and Choice of Subject in Secondary and Tertiary Education in Britain

Herman G. Van De Werfhorst;Alice Sullivan;Sin Yi Cheung.
British Educational Research Journal (2003)

353 Citations

Cultural capital or relative risk aversion? Two mechanisms for educational inequality compared.

Herman G. van de Werfhorst;Saskia Hofstede.
British Journal of Sociology (2007)

304 Citations

Educational Systems and the Trade-Off between Labor Market Allocation and Equality of Educational Opportunity

Thijs Bol;Herman G. van de Werfhorst.
Comparative Education Review (2013)

266 Citations

Ethnicity, schooling, and merit in the Netherlands

Herman G. van de Werfhorst;Frank van Tubergen.
Ethnicities (2007)

250 Citations

Income inequality and participation: a comparison of 24 European countries

Bram Lancee;Herman G. Van de Werfhorst.
Social Science Research (2012)

212 Citations

Curricular Tracking and Central Examinations: Counterbalancing the Impact of Social Background on Student Achievement in 36 Countries

Thijs Bol;Jacqueline Witschge;Herman G. Van de Werfhorst;Jaap Dronkers.
Social Forces (2014)

178 Citations

The sources of political orientations in post-industrial society : social class and education revisited

Herman G. Van de Werfhorst;Nan Dirk de Graaf.
British Journal of Sociology (2004)

177 Citations

Social Background, Credential Inflation and Educational Strategies

Herman G. Van de Werfhorst;Robert Andersen.
Acta Sociologica (2005)

175 Citations

Deciding under Doubt: A Theory of Risk Aversion, Time Discounting Preferences, and Educational Decision-making

Richard Breen;Herman G. van de Werfhorst;Mads Meier Jæger.
European Sociological Review (2014)

144 Citations

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