Dr. Maarten Buis

Portrait Foto Dr. Maarten Buis (Foto: Udo Borchert)
Foto: Udo Borchert


maarten.buis [at] uni-konstanz.de
University of Konstanz
Department of History and Sociology
Box 40
78457 Konstanz
Former Staff Member of the Research Department

Research fields

Education and Training | Social Science Research Methods


08/2012- 09/2014 Senior Research Fellow in the Research Department "Skill Formation and Labor Market" (Prof. Dr. Heike Solga) at WZB Berlin Social Science Center

2010 Doctoral Thesis at VU University Amsterdam (The Netherlands), Thesis Title: Inequality of Educational Outcome and Inequality of Educational Opportunity in the Netherlands during the 20th Century

2009-2012 Research Fellow, Institut für Soziologie, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen

2003-2008 Research Fellow, Department of Social Research Methodology, VU University Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

2003 Master social and institutional economics, University of Utrecht (The Netherlands), Thesis Title: International Trade and the Level of Regulation

Selected Publications

Babiqumira, Ronnie/Angelsen, Arild/Buis, Maarten/Bauch, Simone/Sunderland, Terry/Wunder, Sven (2014): "Forest Clearing in Rural Livelihoods. Household-Level Global-Comparative Evidence". In: World Development, Vol. 63, No. Suppl. 1, S. S67-S79. (Vorab online publiziert 28. März 2014)


Buis, Maarten L. (Ed.) (2011) Unobserved Heterogeneity in Mare Models, A special issue of Research in Social Stratification and Mobility. Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Buis, Maarten L. (2010) Inequality of Education Outcome and Inequality of Educational Opportunity in the Netherlands in the 20th century, Amsterdam: VU University Amsterdam.


Peer-reviewed publications

Buis, Maarten L. (2012) “The composition of family background: The influence of the economic and cultural resources of both parents on educational attainment of their offspring in the Netherlands between 1939 and 1991.” European Sociological Review.

Buis, Maarten L., Mönkerdiek, Bastian and Hillmert, Steffen. (2012) “Educational expansion and the role of demographic factors: The case of West Germany.” Population Review, 51(2).

Buis, Maarten L. (2011) “The consequences of unobserved heterogeneity in a sequential logit model.” Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 29(3), pp. 247–262.

Buis, Maarten L. (2010) “Direct and indirect effects in a logit model.” The Stata Journal, 10(1), pp. 11–29.

Buis , Maarten L. (2007), “Predict and adjust with logistic regression.” The Stata Journal, 7(2), pp. 221–226.


Stata tips

Buis, Maarten L. (2012) “Stata tip 108: On adding and constraining.” The Stata Journal, 12(2), pp. 342–344.

Buis, Maarten L. (2012) “Stata tip 107: The baseline is now reported.” The Stata Journal, 12(1), pp. 165–166.

Buis, Maarten L. (2012) “Stata tip 106: With or without reference.” The Stata Journal, 12(1), pp. 162–164.

Buis, Maarten L. (2011) “Stata tip 97: Getting at s and s.” The Stata Journal, 11(2), pp. 315–317.

Buis, Maarten L. (2010) “Stata tip 87: Interpretation of interactions in non-linear models.” The Stata Journal, 10(2), pp. 305–308.

Buis, Maarten L. and Martin Weiss (2009), “Stata tip 81: A table of graphs.” The Stata Journal, 9(4), pp. 643–647.

Buis, Maarten L. (2007), “Stata tip 54: Where did my p-values go?” The Stata Journal, 7(4), pp. 584–586.

Buis, Maarten L. (2007), “Stata tip 48: Discrete uses for uniform().” The Stata Journal, 7(3), pp. 434–435.