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Jongman, W.M., J.P.A.M. Jacobs, and G.M. Klein Goldewijk (2019). Health and Wealth in the Roman Empire. Economics and Human Biology, forthcoming.

Buskens, E., Voigt, T. C., Liefbroer, A., Reijneveld, S., Bultmann, U., Henkens, C., ... de Rooij, S. E. (2019). Healthy Ageing: challenges and opportunities of demographic and societal changes. In B. L. Dijkman, P. F. Roodbol, & I. Mikkonen (Eds.), Older people: improving health and social care. (pp. 9-31). Springer.

Ocha, P., Lepeley, M-T., & Essens, P. (Eds.) (2019). Wellbeing for Sustainability in the Global Workplace. (Human Centered Management; Vol. 3). New York: Routledge.

Essens, P., & Lepeley, M-T. (2019). Wellbeing@work: Is buffering stress enough? In P. Ochoa, M-T. Lepeley, & P. Essens (Eds.), Wellbeing for Sustainability in the Global Workplace (pp. 76-84). (Human Centered Management). Routledge.

Dong, J. Q., & McCarthy, K. J. (Accepted/In press). When More Isn’t Merrier: Pharmaceutical Alliance Networks and Breakthrough Innovation. Drug Discovery Today.


Täuber, S., L.B. Mulder and S.W. Flint (2018). The impact of workplace health promotion programs emphasizing individual responsibility on weight stigma and discrimination, Frontiers in Psychology, 9, DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.02206

Laethem, M. van, D.G.J. Beckers, J. de Bloom, M. Sianoja, and U. Kinnunen (2018). Challenge and hindrance demands in relation to self-reported job performance and the role of restoration, sleep quality, and affective rumination, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 0(0), DOI: doi:10.1111/joop.12239

Harvey, L.A., J.O. Mierau and J. Rockey (2018). Inequality in an Equal Society, 58 pp.

Postma, T., H. Struikmans, S. Terpstra and J.W. Coebergh (2018). Bij investeringen in radiotherapie blijkt patiëntbelang ondergeschikt, Medisch Contact, 73, 10, pp. 18-21

Struikmans, H., E.C.M. Ooms, S. Terpstra and T.J.B.M. Postma (2018). Gemiste kwaliteitsslag in de radiotherapie door falend bestuur in het “Haagsche”, Bijlage 2, Medisch Contact, 73, 6 p.

Nikolova, M. (2018). Switching to self-employment can be good for your health. Journal of Business Venturing, forthcoming. doi:

Täuber, S. (2018). Moralized Health-Related Persuasion Undermines Social Cohesion. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 909 |

Boer, W.I.J. de, R.H. Koning, and J.O. Mierau (2018). Ex ante and ex post willingness to pay for hosting a large international sport event. Journal of Sports Economics, forthcoming |

Nikolova, M., and B.N. Nikolaev, (2018). Family matters: The effects of parental unemployment in early childhood and adolescence on subjective well-being later in life. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, forthcoming |

Sheehan, D., and K. van Ittersum (2018). In-Store Spending Dynamic:: How Budgets Invert Relative-Spending Patterns. Journal of Consumer Research, forthcoming |

Rompay, T. van, and B.M. Fennis (forthcoming). Full-bodied taste: On the embodied origins of product perception and sensory evaluation. In C. Spence and M. Velasco (Eds.), Advances in crossmodel influences on perception and judgment. New York: Springer.

Bortolotti, T., S. Boscari, P. Danese, H.A. Medina Suni, N. Rich, and P. Romano (2018). The social benefits of kaizen initiatives in healthcare: an empirical study. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, forthcoming |

Veenstra, M., K.J. Roodbergen, L.C. Coelho, and S.X. Zhu (2018). A simultaneous facility location and vehicle routing problem arising in health care logistics in the Netherlands. European Journal of Operational Research, forthcoming


Hoekstra; F.,  M.A.G. van Offenbeek, R. Dekker, F.J. Hettinga, T. Hoekstra, ReSpAct group, L.H.V. van der Woude, and C.P. van der Schans (2017). Implementation fidelity trajectories of a health promotion program in multidisciplinary settings: managing tensions in rehabilitation care. Implementation Science, forthcoming.

Weatherly H, R. Faria and B. van den Berg (2017). Quantifying informal care for economic evaluation in mental health. In: D. Razzouk (ed.). Mental Health Economics--The Costs and Benefits of Psychiatric Care, Springer, pp 267-281.

Rodriguez-Sanchez, B., R.J.M. Alessie, T.L. Feenstra, and V. Angelini (2017). The relationship between diabetes, diabetes-related complications and productive activities among older Europeans. European Journal of Health Economics, forthcoming, doi: 10.1007/s10198-017-0911-9

Cheung, T., F. Kroeze, B.M. Fennis, and D.T.D. de Ridder (2017). The Hunger Games: Using hunger to promote healthy choices in self-control conflicts. Appetite, forthcoming.

Thomassen, J.P., M.C. Leliveld., S. van der Walle, S. and C.T.B. Ahaus. (2017). Compensating citizens for poor service delivery - Experimental research in public and private settings. Public Administration, forthcoming

Tasma, M., Liemburg, E., Knegtering, H., Delespaul, P.A., Boonstra, A., Castelein, S. (2017). Exploring the use of routine outcome monitoring in the treatment of patients with a psychotic disorder. European Psychiatry, 42, 89-94 |

Heijdra, B.J., and L.S.M. Reijnders (2017). Longevity shocks with age-dependent productivity growth. Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, forthcoming. DOI: 10.1017/S147474721600024X

Heijdra, B.J., J.O. Mierau, and T. Trimborn (2017). Stimulating annuity markets. Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, forthcoming. DOI: 10.1017/S1474747216000056

Rowland, C., B. Hanratty, M. Pilling, B. van den Berg, and G. Grande (2017).   The contributions of family care-giving at end-of-life: a national post-bereavement census survey of cancer carers’ hours of care and expenditures. Palliative Medicine, 31 (4), 346-355 |

Chen, Q., H.W.A. Dietzenbacher and B. Los, 2017, The effects of ageing and urbanisation on China's future rural and urban populations, Asian Population Studies, forthcoming, DOI: 10.1080/17441730.2017.1286071

Roemeling, O.P., M.J. Land and C.T.B. Ahaus, 2017, Does lean cure variability in health care?, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, forthcoming

Roemeling, O.P., M.J. Land, C.T.B. Ahaus, J. Slomp and W. van dern Bijllaardt, 2017, The Impact of lean interventions on time buffer reduction in a hospital setting, International Journal of Production Research, forthcoming

Van den Berg, B., Gafni, A., Portrait, F.R.M. Attributing a monetary value to patients' time: A contingent valuation approach. Social Science and Medicine 2017 |

Van Dongen, J.M., Van den Berg, B., Bekkering, G.E., M.W. van Tulder, R.W.J.G. Ostelo. Patient versus general population health state valuations: a case study of non-specific low back pain. Quality of Life Research (2017) | doi:10.1007/s11136-017-1497-5

Fennis, B.M., 2017, How to foster health and well-being when self-control is low, In: M.A. Adriaanse, D.T.D de Ridder and K. Fujita (Eds.), Handbook of self-control in health and well-being,New York: Routledge, forthcoming

Tra, J., C. de Blok, I. van der Wulp, et al., 2017, Multicentre analysis of current ST-elevation myocardial infarction acute care pathways, Open Heart, 4, e000458, DOI:10.1136/openhrt-2016- 000458

Angelini, V. and J.O. Mierau, Late-life health effects of teenage motherhood, 43 pp.

Angelini, V. and D. Cavapozzi 2017, Dispositional optimism and stock investments, Journal of Economic Psychology, forthcoming

Portrait, F. and B. van den Berg, 2016, De betalingsbereidheid voor de geneeskundige geestelijke gezondheidszorg, Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie, 58, 10, pp. 759-765,

Chiwaula, L.S., P. Revill, D. Ford, M. Nkhata, T. Mabugu, J. Hakim, C. Kityo, A. Chan, F. Cataldo, D. Gibb and B. van den Berg, 2016, Measuring and valuing informal care for economic evaluations of HIV/AIDS interventions: methods and application in Malawi, Value in Health Regional Issues: Value in Health Regional Issues, 10, pp. 73-78, DOI:


Angelini, V., M. Bertoni and L. Corazzini (2016). Unpacking the Determinants of Life Satisfaction: A Survey Experiment. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A, forthcoming.

Cleeren, K., K. Geyskens, P.C. Verhoef, and J.M.E. Pennings (2016). Regular or Low-fat? An Investigation of the Long-run Impact of the First Low-fat Purchase on Subsequent Purchase Volumes and Calories. International Journal of Research in Marketing, forthcoming.

Drupsteen, J., T. van der Vaart and D.P. van Donk (2016). Operational Antecedents of Integrated Patient Planning in Hospitals. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 36 (8), …

Fennis, B.M. (2016). Promoting Health and Well-being when Self-control is Low. In: M.A. Adriaanse, D.T.D de Ridder, and K. Fujita (Eds.), Handbook of Self-control in Health and Well-being, New York: Routledge, forthcoming.

Hage, E., H. Wortmann, M. van Offenbeek, and A. Boonstra (2016). The Dual Impact of Online Communication on Older Adults’ Social Connectivity. Information Technology & People, 29 (1), 31-50.

Ittersum, K. van, and B. Wansink (2016). The Behavioral Science of Eating: Encouraging Boundary Research that has Impact. Journal of the Association for Consumer Research, 1 (1), 5-14.

Ittersum, K. van, and B. Wansink (2016). Stop Spoon Dosing: Milliliter Instructions Reduce Inclination to Spoon Dosing. BMC Research Notes, 9:33.

Jacobs, J.J.W.M., R. Ekkelboom, J.P.A.M. Jacobs, T. van der Molen, and R. Sanderman (2016). Patient Satisfaction with a Teleradiology Service in General Practice. BMC Family Practice, 17:17.

Kasteridis, P., A. Mason, M. Goddard, R. Jacobs, R. Santos, B. Rodriguez-Sanchez, and G. McGonigal (2016). Risk of Care Home Placement Following Acute Hospital Admission: Effects of a Pay-for-performance Scheme for Dementia. PLoS ONE, 11 (5): e0155850.

Kromme, N.M.H., C.T.B. Ahaus, R.O.B. Gans, and H.B.M. van de Wiel (2016). It Just Has to Click: Internists' Views of Productive Interactions with Chronically Ill Patients. A qualitative study. BMC Health Services Research, forthcoming.

Portrait F., O. van der Galien, O, and B. van den Berg (2016). Measuring Healthcare Providers’ Performances within Managed Competition Using Multidimensional Quality and Cost Indicators. Health Economics, 25 (4), 408–423.

Reijnders, L.S.M. (2016). Child Subsidies and the Cross-sectional Fertility Pattern. Macroeconomic Dynamics, forthcoming.

Schoten, S. van, C. de Blok, P. Spreeuwenberg, P. Groenewegen, and C. Wagner (2016). The EFQM Model as a Framework for Total Quality Management in Healthcare: Results of a Longitudinal Quantitative Study. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 36 (8), …

Verhoef P.C., and J. van Doorn (2016). Segmenting Consumers According to their Purchase of Products with Organic, Fair-trade, and Health Labels. Journal of Marketing Behavior, forthcoming.

Wansink, B. and, K. van Ittersum (2016). Boundary Research: Tools and Rules to Impact Emerging Fields. Journal of Consumer Behaviour, forthcoming.

Zee, D.J. van der, Monks, T., Lahr, M., Luijckx, G.J., and Buskens, E. (2016). Entering New Fields of Simulation Application: Challenges Faced in Simulation Modelling of Stroke Systems. In: Proceedings of the Operational Research Society Simulation Workshop 2016 (SW16). Birmingham: Operational Research Society., 145-154.


Bijlsma, M., J. Boone, and G. Zwart (2015). Community Rating in Health Insurance: Trade-off between Coverage and Selection. SOM Research report 15019-EEF. 45 pp.

Crom, B., and P.Kamminga (2015). Economische Evaluaties van Gezondheidszorg in de Schijnwerpers. Management Accounting , 89 (jan./feb.), 34-45.

Ees, H. van, and T.J.B.M. Postma (2015). Een Heroverweging van Bestuur in de Zorg (h4). In: H. den Uijl, H., and T. van Zonneveld, T. (eds.), Zorg voor toezicht: De maatschappelijke betekenis van governance in de zorg, Amsterdam, Mediawerf, pp. 46-55

Fennis, B.M., T.W. Andreassen, and L. Lervik-Olsen (2015). Behavioral Disinhibition Can Foster Intentions to Healthy Lifestyle Change by Overcoming Commitment to Past Behavior. PLoS ONE, 10 (11): e0142489.

Jacobs, J.J.W.M., J.P.A.M. Jacobs, E. van Sonderen, T. van der Molen and R. Sanderman (2015). Fracture Diagnostics, Unnecessary Travel and Treatment: A Comparative Study before and after the Introduction of Teleradiology in a Remote General Practice. BMC Family Practice, 16: 53.

Molleman, E., and F. Rink (2015). The Antecedents and Consequences of a Strong Professional Identity among Medical Specialists. Social Theory & Health, 13 (1), 46-61.

Mulder, L.B., D. Rupp, and A. Dijkstra (2015). Making Snacking Less Sinful: (Counter-)moralizing Obesity in the Public Discourse Differentially Affects Food Choices of Individuals with High and Low Perceived Body Mass. Psychology & Health, 20 (2), 233-251.

Pechlivanoglou, P., J.E. Wieringa, T. de Jager and M.J. Postma (2015). The Effect of Financial and Educational Incentives on Rational Prescribing: A State-space Approach. Health Economics, 24 (4), 439-453.

Salmon, S.J., M.A. Adriaanse, E. de Vet, B.M. Fennis and D.T.D. de Ridder (2015). Depletion Sensitivity Predicts Unhealthy Snack Purchases, Appetite, 96 (Jan.), 25-31.

Salmon, S.J., M.A. Adriaanse, E. de Vet, B.M. Fennis, D.T.D. de Ridder, and M. Veltkamp (2015). Social Proof in the Supermarket: Promoting Healthy Choices under Low Self-control Conditions. Food Quality and Preference, 45 (Oct.), 113-120.

Verhoeven, A.A.C., M.A. Adriaanse, E. de Vet, B.M. Fennis, and D.T.D. de Ridder (2015). It's my Party and I Eat if I Want to: Reasons for Unhealthy Snacking. Appetite, 84 (1), 20-27.

Zee, D.J. van der, M.M.H. Lahr, G.J. Luijckx, and E. Buskens (2015). Simulation Conceptual Modeling for Optimizing Acute Stroke Care Organization. In: L. Yilmaz, W K.V. Chan, I. Moon, T.M.K. Roeder, C. Macal, and M. D. Rossetti (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2015 Winter Simulation Conference. Piscataway, New Jersey: IEEE (The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), 1403-1414.


Angelini, A. (2014). Work Disability Reporting among Older Europeans. In: Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well Being Research, A. Michalos (ed.), 7183-1786. Springer: Heidelberg.

Angelini, V., A. Brugiavini, and G. Weber, G. (2014). The Dynamics of Homeownership among the 50+ in Europe. Journal of Population Economics, 27 (3), 797-823.

Angelini, V. and J.O. Mierau (2014). Born at the Right Time? Childhood Health and the Business Cycle. Social Science & Medicine, 109 (May), 35-43.

Bijlsma, M., J. Boone, and G. Zwart (2014). Competition Leverage: How the Demand Side Effects Optimal Risk Adjustment. The RAND Journal of Economics, 45 (4), 792-815.

Blok, C. de, B. Meijboom, K. Luijkx, J. Schols and R. Schroeder (2014). Interfaces in Service Modularity: A Typology Developed in Modular Health Care Provision. Journal of Operations Management, 32 (4), 175-189.

Boonstra, A., A. Versluis and J.F.J. Vos (2014). Implementing Electronic Health Records in Hospitals: A Systematic Literature Review. BMC Health Services Research, 14: 370.

De Cao, E., E. Zagheni, P. Manfredi, and A. Melegaro (2014). The Relative Importance of Frequency of Contacts and Duration of Exposure for the Spread of Directly Transmitted Infections. Biostatistics, 15 (3), 470-483.

Eissens-van der Laan, M.R., M.A.G. van Offenbeek, H. Broekhuis, and J.P.J. Slaets (2014). A Person-centred Segmentation Study in Elderly Care: Towards Efficient Demand-driven Care. Social Science & Medicine, 113 (July), 68-76.

Giacomantonio, M., J. Jordan, B.M. Fennis, and A. Panno (2014). When Motivational Consequences of Ego Depletion Collide: Conservation Dominates over Reward-seeking. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 55 (Nov.), 217-220.

Hage, M.L., M.A.G. van Offenbeek and A. Boonstra (2014). Does Social Media Enhance Social Connectivity of an Aging Population? Why research is Inconclusive and What to Do about It. Proceedings of the 22nd European Conference on Information Systems, Tel A Viv, Israel

Jansma, T. (2014). Calling on Support Networks is the Key to Improving OHCA (Out-of-Hospital-Cardiac-Arrest). Ambulance Today, 3(11), 27-31.

Lahr, M.M.H., P.C.A.J. Vroomen, G.J. Luijckx, D.J. van der Zee, R. de Vos, and E.

Buskens (2014). Pre-hospital Factors Determining Regional Variation in Thrombolytic Therapy in Acute Ischemic Stroke. International Journal of Stroke, 9 (Issue suppl. A100), 31-35.

Lahr, M.M.H., D.J. van der Zee, G.J. Luijckx, P.C.A.J. Vroomen, and E. Buskens (2014). Improving Acute Stroke Services in the Netherlands. BMJ, 348:g3957.

Luijckx, G.J., M.M.H. Lahr, D.J. van der Zee and E. Buskens (2014). Concentratie Verbetert CVA-zorg wel Degelijk. Medisch Contact, 6, 143445, 714-715.

Meer, P.H. van der, and R. Wielers (2014). Tijdelijke Banen en Welzijn. Tijdschrift voor Arbeidsvraagstukken, 2, 141-157.

Mierau, J.O. and S.J. Turnovsky (2014). Demography, Growth and Inequality. Economic Theory, 55 (1), 29-68.

Mierau, J.O. and S.J. Turnovsky (2014). Capital Accumulation and the Sources of Demographic Change. Journal of Population Economics, 27 (3), 857-894.

Renkema, E., H. Broekhuis, and C.T.B. Ahaus (2014). Explaining the Unexplainable - the Impact of Physicians' Attitude towards Litigation on their Incident Disclosure Behavior. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 20 (5), 649-656.

Renkema, E., M. Broekhuis, and K. Ahaus (2014). Conditions that Influence the Impact of Malpractice Litigation Risk on Physicians’ Behavior Regarding Patient Safety. BMC Health Services Research, 14:38.

Ruiz-Conde, E., J.E. Wieringa, and P.S.H. Leeflang (2014). Competitive Diffusion of New Prescription Drugs: The Role of Pharmaceutical Marketing Investment. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 88 (10), 49–63.

Salmon, S.J., M.A. Adriaanse, E. de Vet, B.M. Fennis, and D.T.D. de Ridder, D.T.D. (2014). When the Going Gets Tough, Who Keeps Going? Depletion Sensitivity Moderates the Ego-depletion Effect. Frontiers in Psychology, 5 (647), 1-8.

Salmon, S., B.M. Fennis, D.T.D. de Ridder, M.A. Adriaanse, and E. de Vet, E. (2014). Health on Impulse: When Low Self-control Promotes Healthy Food Choices. Health Psychology, 33 (2), 103-109.

Verhoeven, A.A.C., M.A. Adriaanse, E. de Vet, B.M. Fennis, and D.T.D. de Ridder (2014). Identifying the ‘if’ for ‘if-then’ Plans: Combining Implementation Intentions with Cue-monitoring Targeting Unhealthy Snacking Behavior. Psychology & Health, 29 (12), 1476-1492.

Zee, D. van der, and S. Sloot (2014). A Framework for Developing Simulation-based Serious Games for Operations Management Education. In: Proceedings of the Operational Research Society Simulation Workshop 2014


Drupsteen, J., T. van der Vaart, and D.P. van Donk, D.P. (2013). Integrative Practices in Hospitals and their Impact on Patient Flow. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 33 (7), 912-933.

Gort, M., H. Broekhuis, H. , and A.G. Regts, (2013). How Teams use Indicators for Quality Improvement: A Multiple-case Study on the Use of Multiple Indicators in Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Teams. Social Science & Medicine, 96 (Nov.), 69-77.

Jippes, E., M.C. Achterkamp, J. Pols, B.L.P. Brand, and J.M.L. van Engelen (2013). Diffusing (Let It Happen) or Disseminating (Make it Happen) Innovations in Health Care. Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, 30 (3), 246- 263.

Lahr, M.M.H., D.J. van der Zee, G.J. Luijckx, P.C.A.J. Vroomen, and E. Buskens (2013). A Simulation Based approach for Improving Utilization of Thrombolysis in Acute Brain Infarction. Medical Care, 51(12), 1101-1105.

Minkman, M.M.N., R.P. Vermeulen, C.T.B. Ahaus, and R. Huijsman, R. (2013). A Survey Study to Validate a Four Phases Development Model for Integrated Care in The Netherlands. BMC Health Services, 13:214 .

Molleman, E. and F.A. Rink (2013). Professional Identity Formation amongst Medical Specialists. Medical Teacher, 35(10), 875-876.

Wansink, B. and K. van Ittersum, (2013). Portion Size Me: Plate-size Induced Consumption Norms and Education Futility. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 19 (4), 320- 332.

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