Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. 2020. “Are Universities Left-Wing Bastions? The Political Orientation of Professors, Professionals, and Managers in Europe.” The British Journal of Sociology DOI 10.1111/1468-4446.12716.

Rözer, Jesper, and Herman G. van de Werfhorst. 2020. “Three Worlds of Vocational Education: Specialized and General Craftsmanship in France, Germany, and The Netherlands.” European Sociological Review 36(5):780–97. (PDF) DOI: 10.1093/esr/jcaa025.

Forster, Andrea and Van de Werfhorst, Herman. 2019. Navigating Institutions: Parents’ Knowledge of the Educational System and Students’ Success in Education. European Sociological Review, DOI 10.1093/esr/jcz049/5585829

Delaruelle, Katrijn, Van de Werfhorst, Herman, Bracke, Piet. 2019. The unintended effect of comprehensive school reforms on the health of less-educated individuals: Results of a comparative difference-in-difference design. Social Science & Medicine, DOI

Kunst, Sander, Kuhn, Theresa, and Van de Werfhorst Herman G. 2019. Does education decrease Euroscepticism? A regression discontinuity design using compulsory schooling reforms in four European countries. European Union Politics, PDF. DOI

Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. 2019. Early Tracking and Social Inequality in Educational Attainment: Educational Reforms in 21 European Countries. American Journal of Education, PDFDOI

Geven, Sara, and Van de Werfhorst, Herman 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, forthcoming

Bol, Thijs, Ciocca Eller, Christina, van de Werfhorst, Herman G., and DiPrete, Thomas A. 2019. School-to-Work Linkages, Educational Mismatches, and Labor Market Outcomes. American Sociological Review, DOI: 10.1177/0003122419836081PDF

Vleuten, Maaike van der, Steinmetz, Stephanie, and Van de Werfhorst, Herman. 2019. Gender norms and STEM: the importance of friends for stopping leakage from the STEM pipeline. Educational Research and Evaluation, — PDF

Witschge, Jacqueline, Rözer, Jesper and Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. 2019. “Type of education and civic and political attitudes.” British Educational Research Journal,

Witschge, Jacqueline and Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. 2019. “Curricular tracking and civic and political engagement: Comparing adolescents and young adults across education systems”. Acta Sociologica, advance access.

Van de Werfhorst, Herman. 2018. Meritocratisering leidt tot waterbed-effect in het onderwijs. Economisch Statistische Berichten, 103: 544-546. — PDF

Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. 2018. “Early Tracking and Socioeconomic Inequality in Academic Achievement: Studying Reforms in Nine Countries.” Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 58:22–32. —  PDF

Scheeren, Lotte, Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. and Bol, Thijs. 2018. The Gender Revolution in Context: How Later Tracking in Education Benefits Girls. Social Forces, 97(1): 193-220.

Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. and Anthony Heath. 2018. “Selectivity of Migration and the Educational Disadvantages of Second-Generation Immigrants in Ten Host Societies.” European Journal of Population

Miltenburg, Emily M.; van de Werfhorst, Herman G.; Musterd, Sako en Tieskens, Koen. 2018. Consequences of forced residential relocation.
Early impacts of urban renewal strategies on forced relocatees’ housing opportunities and socio-economic outcomes. Housing Policy Debate, 28:4, 609-634 (PDF)

Shapiro, Martin S., Rylant, Rhanda, de Lima, Amanda, Vidaurri, Andrea, van de Werfhorst, Herman 2017. Playing a rigged game: Inequality’s effect on physiological stress responses. Physiology & Behavior,

Checchi, Daniele, & Van de Werfhorst, Herman G.* 2018. Policies, Skills and Earnings: How Educational Inequality Affects Earnings Inequality Socio-Economic Review, 16(1): 137-160. * Equal contributions.

Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. 2017. Gender Segregation across Fields of Study in Post-Secondary Education: Trends and Social Differentials. European Sociological Review, forthcoming.

Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. 2017. Vocational and Academic Education and Political Engagement: The Importance of the Educational Institutional Structure. Comparative Education Review, forthcoming.

Rooduijn, Matthijs, Burgoon, Brian, Van Elsas, Erika, and Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. 2017. Radical distinction: Support for radical left and radical right parties in Europe. European Union Politics, forthcoming.

DiPrete, Thomas A., Bol, Thijs, Ciocca, Christina, and Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. 2017. School to Work Linkages in the United States, Germany, and France.  American Journal of Sociology, 122(6): 1869-1938.

Haas, Christina and Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. 2017. Ahead of the Pack? Explaining the Unequal Distribution of Scholarships in Germany. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 38(5): 705-720.

Paskov, Marii, Gërxhani, Klarita, and Van de Werfhorst Herman G. 2017. Giving up on the Joneses? The relationship between income inequality and status-seeking. European Sociological Review, 33 (1): 112-123.

Miltenburg, Emily & Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. 2017. Finding a job: the role of the neighbourhood for different household configurations over the life course. European Sociological Review, 33(1): 30-45.

Kalmijn, Matthijs & Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. 2016. Sibship Size and Gendered Resource Dilution in Different Societal Contexts. PLoS ONE 11(8): e0160953. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0160953

Di Stasio, Valentina & Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. 2016. Why does education matter to employers in different institutional contexts? A vignette study in England and the Netherlands. Social Forces, DOI:10.1093/sf/sow027.

Eidhof, Bram, Ten Dam, Geert T.M., Dijkstra, Anne Bert, and Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. 2016. Youth citizenship at the end of primary school: the role of language ability. Research Papers in Education,

Forster, Andrea, Bol, Thijs, & Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. (2016). Vocational Education and Employment over the Life-cycle. Sociological Science, 3: 473-494

Eidhof, B.B.F., Ten Dam, G.T.M., Dijkstra, A.B., Van De Werfhorst, H.G. (2016). Consensus and contested citizenship goal in Western Europe. Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, DOI:10.1177/1746197915626084.

Pablo Gracia, Lucía M. Vázquez-Quesada and Herman G. Van de Werfhorst. 2016. 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. DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2015.1085800.

Di Stasio, Valentina, Bol, Thijs and Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. 2015. What makes education positional? Institutions, overeducation and the competition for jobs. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility,

Elffers, Louise, Van de Werfhorst, Herman G., and Fischer, Mirjam M. 2015. De invloed van het verkorten van de heterogene brugperiode op leerprestaties, burgerschap, en motivatie: een quasi-experimentele case study. Pedagogische Studiën, 92: 414-433.

Witschge, Jacqueline and Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. 2015. Standardization of lower secondary civic education and inequality of the civic and political engagement of students. School Effectiveness and School Improvement, DOI: 10.1080/09243453.2015.1068817.

Notten, Natascha, Lancee, Bram, Van de Werfhorst H.G. & Ganzeboom, H. 2015. Educational stratification in cultural participation: Cognitive competence or status motivation? Journal of Cultural Economics, 39: 177-203.

Fleischmann, F, C. Kristen, with A. F. Heath, Y. Brinbaum, P. Deboosere, N. Granato, J. O. Jonsson, E. Kilpi-Jakonen, G. Lorenz, A. C. Lutz, D. Mos, R. Mutarrak, K. Phalet, C. Rothon, F. Rudolphi, and H. G. van de Werfhorst. 2014. Gender Inequalities in the Education of the Second Generation in Western Countries,” Sociology of Education, 87(3): 143–170.

Breen, Richard, Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. Jaeger, Mads Meier. 2014. Deciding under Doubt: A Theory of Risk Aversion, Time Discounting Preferences and Educational Decision Making. European Sociological Review, 30(2): 258–270.

Bol, Thijs, Witschge, Jacqueline, Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. and Dronkers, Jaap. (2014). Curricular Tracking and Central Examinations: Counterbalancing the Impact of Social Background on Student Achievement in 36 Countries. Social Forces, 92(4): 1545-1572.

Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. (2014). Changing societies and four tasks of schooling: Challenges for strongly differentiated educational systems. International Review of Education, 60(1): 123–44.

Veerman, Gert-Jan, Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. & Dronkers, Jaap (2013). Ethnic composition of the class and educational performance in primary education in the Netherlands. Educational Research and Evaluation, 19(5): 370-401.

Bol, Thijs, en Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. (2013). Educational Systems and the Trade-off Between Labor Market Allocation and Equality of Educational Opportunity. Comparative Education Review, 57(2): 285-308.

Gërxhani, Klarita & Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. (2013). The Effect of Education on Informal Sector Participation in a Post-Communist Country. European Sociological Review, 29(3): 464-476.

Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. & Salverda, Wiemer (2012). Consequences of Economic Inequality: Introduction to a Special Issue. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 30: 377–387. DOI: 10.1016/j.rssm.2012.08.001.

Koçer, Rüya Gökhan & Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. (2012). Does Education Affect Opinions on Economic Inequality? A Joint Mean and Dispersion Analysis. Acta Sociologica, 55: 251-272.

Lancee, Bram & Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. (2012). Income Inequality and Participation: A Comparison of 24 European Countries. Social Science Research, 41: 1166–1178.

Koçer, Rüya Gökhan & Van de Werfhorst, Herman (2012). Education Systems and the Formation of Societal Consensus on Justice. Quality and Quantity, 46:451–470.

Huisman, Chip, Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. & Monshouwer, Karin (2012). Adolescent Tobacco Use in the Netherlands: Social Background, Education and School Organization. Youth & Society, 44: 567-586.

Van de Werfhorst, Herman 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.

Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. (2011). Selectie en differentiatie in het Nederlandse onderwijsbestel. Gelijkheid, burgerschap en onderwijsexpansie in vergelijkend perspectief. Pedagogische Studiën, 88: 283-297.

Bol, Thijs, Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. (2011). Signals and Closure By Degrees: The Education Effect Across 15 European Countries. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 29 (1): 119-132.

Netjes, Justine E., Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. Dijkstra, Anne Bert, & Geboers, Ellen A. M. (2011). Eenheid of verdeeldheid? Burgerschap in een gedifferentieerd voortgezet onderwijssysteem. Mens & Maatschappij, 86 (1): 34-65.

Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. (2011). Skill and Education Effects on Earnings in 18 Countries: The Role of National Educational Institutions. Social Science Research, 40: 1078–1090.

Barone, C & Van de Werfhorst, HG (2011). Education, Cognitive Skills and Earnings in Comparative Perspective. International Sociology, 26(4) 483–502.

Van de Werfhorst, H.G. & Mijs. J.J.B. (2010). Achievement inequality and the institutional structure of educational systems: A comparative perspective. Annual Review of Sociology, 36, 407-428.

Van de Werfhorst, H.G. & Luijkx, R. (2010). Educational Field of Study and Social Mobility: Disaggregating Social Origin and Education. Sociology, 44(4): 695–715.

Andersen, R. & Van de Werfhorst, H.G. (2010). Education and Occupational Status in 14 Countries: The Role of Educational Institutions and Labour Market Coordination. British Journal of Sociology, 61, 2, 336-355.

Van de Werfhorst, H.G. (2010). Cultural capital, strengths, weaknesses and two advancements. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 31, 2, 157-169.

Checchi D, Visser J, and Van de Werfhorst HG. (2010). Inequality and Union Membership: The Impact of Relative Earnings Position and Inequality Attitudes. British Journal of Industrial Relations, 48, 1, 84-108. (Winner of the Best article of the year 2010 Prize of the BJIR)

Van de Werfhorst HG (2009). Credential Inflation and Educational Strategies: A Comparison of the United States and the Netherlands. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 27, 269-284.

Dörfler, L & Van de Werfhorst HG (2009). Employers’ demand for qualifications and skills: Increased Merit selection in Austria, 1985-2005. European Societies, 11 (5), 697-721.

Van de Werfhorst, HG. (2008). Educational Fields of Study and European Labour Markets. Introduction to a Special Issue. International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 49 (4-5): 227-231.

Michelle Jackson, Ruud Luijkx, Reinhard Pollak, Louis-André Vallet, and Herman G. Van de Werfhorst (2008). Educational Fields of Study and the Intergenerational Mobility Process in Comparative Perspective. International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 49 (4-5): 369-388.

Van Tubergen, F, Van de Werfhorst, HG. (2007). Post-immigration investment in education. Demography, 44 (4), 883-898.

Van de Werfhorst, HG, Hofstede S. (2007). Cultural capital or relative risk aversion? Two mechanisms for educational inequality compared. British Journal of Sociology, 58, 391-415

Van de Werfhorst, HG. Van Tubergen, F. (2007). Ethnicity, Schooling, and Merit in the Netherlands. Ethnicities, 7(3), 416-444.

Van de Werfhorst, HG. (2007). Scarcity and Abundance: Reconciling Trends in the Impact of Education on Social Class and Earnings in Great Britain 1972-2003. European Sociological Review, 23, 2, 239-261.

Van de Werfhorst HG, Andersen R. 2005. Social Background, Credential Inflation and Educational Strategies. Acta Sociologica, 48(4): 321-340.

Van de Werfhorst, HG. 2004. Systems of Educational Specialization and Labour Market Outcomes in Norway, Australia and the Netherlands. International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 45 (5): 315-35

Van de Werfhorst HG, De Graaf ND. 2004. The Sources of Political Orientations in Post-Industrial Society: Social Class and Education Revisited. British Journal of Sociology 55: 211-35

Van de Werfhorst HG, Sullivan A, Cheung SY. 2003. Social Class, Ability and Choice of Subject in Secondary and Tertiary Education in Britain. British Educational Research Journal 29: 41-62

Van de Werfhorst HG. 2002. Fields of Study, Acquired Skills and the Wage Benefit from a Matching Job. Acta Sociologica 45: 287-303

Van de Werfhorst HG. 2002. A Detailed Examination of the Role of Education in Intergenerational Social Class Mobility. Social Science Information 41: 407-38

Van de Werfhorst HG. 2002. Onderwijs en sociale klassemobiliteit: Studiekeuzes als onderdeel van mobiliteitsstrategieën. Sociale Wetenschappen 45: 62-83

Van de Werfhorst HG, Kraaykamp G. 2001. Four Field-related Educational Resources and Their Impact on Labor, Consumption, and Sociopolitical Orientation. Sociology of Education 74: 296-317

Van de Werfhorst HG, De Graaf ND, Kraaykamp G. 2001. Intergenerational Resemblance of Field of Study in the Netherlands. European Sociological Review 17: 275-94

Van de Werfhorst HG. 2001. Avkastning av Utdanning: Hva betyr en god match mellom fagområde og jobbtype? Søkelys på Arbeidsmarkedet 18: 195-204

Van de Werfhorst HG, Kraaykamp G, De Graaf ND. 2000. Intergenerational Transmission of Educational Field Resources: The Impact of Parental Resources and Socialisation Practices on Children’s Fields of Study in the Netherlands. The Netherlands’ Journal of Social Sciences 36: 188-210