Publications

SCIENCE OF SCIENCE

Mathijs de Vaan, Thijs Bol and Arnout van de Rijt. 2021. “Gender-Equal Funding Rates Conceal Unequal Evaluations.” Research Policy 51:104399.

Thijs Bol, Mathijs de Vaan, and Arnout van de Rijt. 2019. “Winner Effect at NWO Not Fully Explained by Self-Selection.” Economische & Statistische Berichten 104: 379. (Dutch)

Thijs Bol, Mathijs de Vaan and Arnout van de Rijt. 2018. “The Matthew Effect in Science Funding.” PNAS115:4887-90. pdf data&code Press: NatureVolkskrantTrouw

CUMULATIVE ADVANTAGE & RICH-GET-RICHER PROCESSES

Vincenz Frey and Arnout van de Rijt. 2021. “Social Influence Undermines Crowd Wisdom in Sequential Decision-Making.” Management Science 67(7): 4273-4286.  pdf data&code

Ingrid Robeyns, Vincent Buskens, Arnout van de Rijt, Nina Vergeldt, Tanja van der Lippe. 2021. “How Rich is Too Rich? Measuring the Riches Line.” Social Indicators Research 154: 115-143.

Judith Kas, Rense Corten, and Arnout van de Rijt. 2021. “The Role of Reputation Systems in Digital Discrimination.” Socio-Economic Review.

Vincenz Frey & Arnout van de Rijt. 2020. “Robustness of Reputation Cascades.” Pp. 141-152 in V. Buskens, R. Corten and C. Snijders, Advances in the Sociology of Trust and Cooperation, Berlin, Germany: De Gruyter.

Arnout van de Rijt & Idil Akin. 2020. “Field-Experimental Tests of Preferential Attachment.” James Moody and Ryan Light (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Social Network Analysis, Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Thijs Bol, Mathijs de Vaan, and Arnout van de Rijt. 2019. “Winner Effect at NWO Not Fully Explained by Self-Selection.” Economische & Statistische Berichten 104: 379. (Dutch)

Arnout van de Rijt. 2019. “Self-Correcting Dynamics in Social Influence Processes.” American Journal of Sociology 124(5): 1468-95.

Arnout van de Rijt. 2019. “In de etalage: Komt kwaliteit uiteindelijk bovendrijven? Over zelfcorrectie in sociale beïnvloedingsprocessen.” Mens & Maatschappij 94(3): 345-72.

Thijs Bol, Mathijs de Vaan and Arnout van de Rijt. 2018. “The Matthew Effect in Science Funding.” PNAS115:4887-90. pdf data&code Press: NatureVolkskrantTrouw

Arnout van de Rijt. 2017. “Inaugural Address: Self-Reinforcing Processes in Society.” Mens & Maatschappij92(3):289-309. (Dutch)

Arnout van de Rijt. 2017. “Sociale Beïnvloeding in Beleggen en Ander Menselijk Handelen.” VBA Journaal129:9-13.

Vincenz Frey and Arnout van de Rijt. 2016. “Arbitrary Inequality in Reputation Systems.” Scientific Reports 6: 38304.

Arnout van de Rijt, Idil Akin, Robb Willer and Matthew Feinberg. 2016. “Success-Breeds-Success in Collective Political Behavior: Evidence from a Field Experiment.” Sociological Science 3: 940-50. 

Gabriela Gonzalez, Juhi Tyagi, Idil Akin, Fernanda Page, Michael Schwartz and Arnout van de Rijt. 2015. “Field Experimental Study of Emergent Mobilization in Online Collective Action.” Mobilization 20(3): 281-303.

Arnout van de Rijt, Soong Moon Kang, Michael Restivo and Akshay Patil. 2014. “Field Experiments of Success-Breeds-Success Dynamics.” PNAS 111(19):6934–39. pdf data&code Press: EconomistTimeNational GeographicWAMCDaily NewsDaily MailWorld NewsBusiness InsiderPhys.orgFT AlphavillePsychology Today.

Michael Restivo and Arnout van de Rijt. 2014. “No Praise Without Effort: Experimental Evidence on How Rewards Affect Wikipedia’s Contributor Community.” Information, Communication and Society 17(4):451-62.

Arnout van de Rijt, Eran Shor, Charles Ward and Steven Skiena. 2013. “Only Fifteen Minutes? The Social Stratification of Fame in Printed Media.” American Sociological Review 78(2): 266-89. pdf data&code Press: LA TimesNBC NewsToronto StarGlobe and MailYahoo NewsPacific StandardPolitiken (front page), U.S. News and World ReportPhillyLiveScience.comSmithsonianHindustan TimesUPIWinnipeg Free PressPsychCentralSalonJezebel

COLLECTIVE ACTION

Arnout van de Rijt, Idil Akin, Robb Willer and Matthew Feinberg. 2016. “Success-Breeds-Success in Collective Political Behavior: Evidence from a Field Experiment.” Sociological Science 3: 940-50.

Arnout van de Rijt. 2016. “The Social Revolution.” Review of Margetts et al. 2016, “Political Turbulence.” Science 351: 924.  

Gabriela Gonzalez, Juhi Tyagi, Idil Akin, Fernanda Page, Michael Schwartz and Arnout van de Rijt. 2015. “Field Experimental Study of Emergent Mobilization in Online Collective Action.” Mobilization 20(3): 281-303.

Arnout van de Rijt, Soong Moon Kang, Michael Restivo and Akshay Patil. 2014. “Field Experiments of Success-Breeds-Success Dynamics.” PNAS 111(19):6934–39. pdf data&code Press: EconomistTimeNational GeographicWAMCDaily NewsDaily MailWorld NewsBusiness InsiderPhys.orgFT AlphavillePsychology Today.

Michael Restivo and Arnout van de Rijt. 2014. “No Praise Without Effort: Experimental Evidence on How Rewards Affect Wikipedia’s Contributor Community.” Information, Communication and Society 17(4):451-62.

Bogdan Vasi, David Strang and Arnout van de Rijt. 2014. “Tea and Sympathy: The Tea Party Movement and Republican Pre-commitment to Radical Conservatism in the 2011 Debt Limit Crisis.” Mobilization 19(1): 1-22.

Michael Restivo and Arnout van de Rijt. 2012. “Experimental Study of Informal Rewards in Peer Production.” PLoS ONE 7(3): e34358

Arnout van de Rijt and Michael Macy. 2009. “The Problem of Order: Egoism or Autonomy?” Advances in Group Processes 26:25-51.

GENDER & ETHNIC INEQUALITY

Eran Shor, Arnout van de Rijt and Vivek Kulkarni. 2022. “Women Who Break The Glass Ceiling Get A Paper Cut.” Social Problems.

Mathijs de Vaan, Thijs Bol and Arnout van de Rijt. 2021. “Gender-Equal Funding Rates Conceal Unequal Evaluations.” Research Policy 51:104399.

Judith Kas, Rense Corten, and Arnout van de Rijt. 2021. “The Role of Reputation Systems in Digital Discrimination.” Socio-Economic Review.

Babak Fotouhi, Eran Shor, and Arnout van de Rijt. 2019. “A Large-Scale Test of Gender Bias in the Media.” Sociological Science 6(20): 526-50.

Arnout van de Rijt, Hyanggi Song, Eran Shor, and Rebekah Burroway. 2018. “Racial and Gender Differences in Missing Children’s Recovery Chances.” PLoS ONE 13(12): e0207742.

Eran Shor, Arnout van de Rijt, and Alex Miltsov. 2018. “Do Women in the Newsroom Make a Difference? Coverage Sentiment toward Women and Men as a Function of Newsroom Composition.” Sex Roles.

Eran Shor, Arnout van de Rijt, Alex Miltsov, Vivek Kulkarni and Steven Skiena. 2015. “A Paper Ceiling: Explaining the Persistent Underrepresentation of Female Names in Printed News.” American Sociological Review80(5): 960-84.

Hyang-Gi Song, Michael Restivo, Arnout van de Rijt, Lori Scarlatos, David Tonjes and Alex Orlov. 2015. “The Hidden Gender Effect in Online Collaboration: An Experimental Study of Team Performance under Anonymity.” Computers in Human Behavior 50: 274-82.

Eran Shor, Arnout van de Rijt, Charles Ward, and Steven Skiena. 2014. “A Computational Analysis of Female Subjects’ Coverage in Liberal and Conservative Newspapers.” Social Science Quarterly 95(5):1213-29.

Eran Shor, Arnout van de Rijt, Charles Ward, and Steven Skiena. 2013. “Time Trends in Printed News Coverage of Female Subjects, 1880-2008.” Journalism Studies 15(6):759-73.

Judith Kas, Rense Corten & Arnout van de Rijt. 2021. “Online beoordelingen werken niet tegen discriminatie in platformeconomie.” Sociale Vraagstukken, 4 mei 2021.

TRUST & REPUTATION

Sergio La Iocono, Wojtek Przepiorka, Rense Corten, Vincent Buskens, and Arnout van de Rijt. 2021. “COVID-19 Vulnerability and Perceived Norm Violations Predict Loss of Social Trust: A Pre-Post Study.” Social Science & Medicine 291:114513.

Judith Kas, Rense Corten & Arnout van de Rijt. 2021. “Vertrouwen krijgen door vertrouwen te schenken.” Mens & Maatschappij 96(1): 125-9.

Judith Kas, Rense Corten, and Arnout van de Rijt. 2020. “Reputations in Mixed-Role Markets: A Theory and an Experimental Test.” Social Science Research 85:102366. pdf data&code

Vincenz Frey & Arnout van de Rijt. 2020. “Robustness of Reputation Cascades.” Pp. 141-152 in V. Buskens, R. Corten and C. Snijders, Advances in the Sociology of Trust and Cooperation, Berlin, Germany: De Gruyter.

Arnout van de Rijt, Soong Moon Kang, Michael Restivo and Akshay Patil. 2014. “Field Experiments of Success-Breeds-Success Dynamics.” PNAS 111(19):6934–39. pdf data&code Press: EconomistTimeNational GeographicWAMCDaily NewsDaily MailWorld NewsBusiness InsiderPhys.orgFT AlphavillePsychology Today.

Arnout van de Rijt. 2017. “Microfoundations of Institutional Change. Comment on Dellaposta, Opper & Nee.” Rationality & Society 29(1):63-8.

Vincenz Frey and Arnout van de Rijt. 2016. “Arbitrary Inequality in Reputation Systems.” Scientific Reports 6: 38304.

Michael Restivo and Arnout van de Rijt. 2014. “No Praise Without Effort: Experimental Evidence on How Rewards Affect Wikipedia’s Contributor Community.” Information, Communication and Society 17(4):451-62.

Michael Restivo and Arnout van de Rijt. 2012. “Experimental Study of Informal Rewards in Peer Production.” PLoS ONE 7(3): e34358

Arnout van de Rijt and Vincent Buskens. 2006. “Trust in Intimate Relationships. The Increased Importance of Embeddedness for Marriage in the United States.” Rationality and Society 18(2):123-56.

Edward O. Laumann, Christopher Browning, Arnout van de Rijt, and Mariana Gatzeva. 2003. “Sexual Contact between Children and Adults: A Life-Course Perspective with Special Reference to Men.” Pp. 293-326 in J. Bancroft (ed.), Sexual Development in Childhood, Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

NETWORKS

Nunner, Hendrik, Arnout van de Rijt and Vincent Buskens. 2022. “Prioritizing High-Contact Occupations Raises Effectiveness of Vaccination Campaigns.” Scientific Reports 12:737.

Jan-Tino Brethouwer, Roy Lindelauf, Robbert Fokkink, Arnout van de Rijt. 2021. “Stay Nearby or Get Checked: A COVID-19 Control Strategy.” Infectious Disease Modeling 6:36-45.

Gianluca Manzo and Arnout van de Rijt. 2020. “Halting SARS-CoV-2 by Targeting High-Contact Individuals.” Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 23(4):10. pdf code Press: Bloomberg Bloomberg

Arnout van de Rijt. 2019. “How Behavior Spreads.” Review of Centola 2018, “How Behavior Spreads: The Science of Complex Contagions.” Journal of Mathematical Sociology 43.

Arnout van de Rijt & Vincent Buskens. 2019. “Mathematics in Sociology.” New Archive for Mathematics (Dutch)5/20 (3): 169-177.

Arnout van de Rijt. 2018. “All-Sense-All Networks are Suboptimal for Sensorimotor Synchronization.” PLoS ONE 13(8): e0202056.

Damon Centola and Arnout van de Rijt. 2015. “Choosing Your Network: Social Preferences in an Online Health Community.” Social Science & Medicine 125: 19-31. pdf

Arnout van de Rijt. 2013. “Selection and Influence in the Assimilation Process of Immigrants.” Advances in Group Processes 30:157-93.

Arnout van de Rijt and Vincent Buskens. 2013. “Sequentiality and Dynamics of Network Exchange.” Pp. 175-91 in Kinga Wysienska and Joanna Heidtman (eds.), Group ProcessesSociological Perspectives, Warsaw, Poland: Scholars Publishing House.

Van de Rijt, Arnout. 2013. “The Micro-Macro Link for the Theory of Structural Balance.” Chapter 4 in M. van Assen, V. Buskens, W. Raub (eds.), Micro-Macro Links and Micro Foundations in Sociology, London: Routledge / Taylor & Francis.

Josh Murray, Arnout van de Rijt and John Shandra. 2013. “Why They Juice: The Role of Social Forces in Performance Enhancing Drug Use by Professional Athletes.” Sociological Focus 46:281-94.

Arnout van de Rijt. 2011. “The Micro-Macro Link for the Theory of Structural Balance.” Journal of Mathematical Sociology 35(1): 94-113.

Josh Murray, Michael Restivo, and Arnout van de Rijt. 2011. “Structural Holes.” Pp. 827-9 in George Barnett (ed.), Encyclopedia of Social Networks, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Xiaomeng Ban, Jie Gao, and Arnout van de Rijt. 2010. “Navigation in Real-World Complex Networks through Embedding in Latent Space.” Pp. 138-48 in Proceedings of the 2010 Workshop on Algorithm Engineering & Experiments (ALENEX10), Texas: SIAM.

Gönül Doğan, Marcel van Assen, Arnout van de Rijt, and Vincent Buskens. 2009. “The Stability of Exchange Networks.” Social Networks 31(2):118-25.

Vincent Buskens and Arnout van de Rijt. 2008. “Dynamics of Networks if Everyone Strives for Structural Holes.” American Journal of Sociology 114(2):371-407.

Arnout van de Rijt, Xiaomeng Ban, and Rik Sarkar. 2008. “Effective Networking when Connections are Invisible: Comment on Reagans and Zuckerman.” Industrial and Corporate Change 17(5):945-52.

Arnout van de Rijt and Marcel van Assen. 2008. “Theories of Network Exchange: Anomalies, Desirable Properties, and Critical Networks.” Social Networks 30(3):259-71.

Vincent Buskens and Arnout van de Rijt. 2008. “Sequential Power-Dependence Theory.” Journal of Mathematical Sociology 32(2):110-28.

Marcel van Assen and Arnout van de Rijt. 2007. “Dynamic Exchange Networks.” Social Networks 29(2):266-78.

Arnout van de Rijt and Vincent Buskens. 2006. “Trust in Intimate Relationships. The Increased Importance of Embeddedness for Marriage in the United States.” Rationality and Society 18(2):123-56.

Arnout van de Rijt and Vincent Buskens. 2005. “A Nash Equilibrium Refinement for Network Formation Games.” Utrecht University: ISCORE paper 230.

SOCIAL EXCHANGE

Arnout van de Rijt and Vincent Buskens. 2013. “Sequentiality and Dynamics of Network Exchange.” Pp. 175-91 in Kinga Wysienska and Joanna Heidtman (eds.), Group ProcessesSociological Perspectives, Warsaw, Poland: Scholars Publishing House.

Arnout van de Rijt and Marcel van Assen. 2008. “Theories of Network Exchange: Anomalies, Desirable Properties, and Critical Networks.” Social Networks 30(3):259-71.

Vincent Buskens and Arnout van de Rijt. 2008. “Sequential Power-Dependence Theory.” Journal of Mathematical Sociology 32(2):110-28.

Marcel van Assen and Arnout van de Rijt. 2007. “Dynamic Exchange Networks.” Social Networks 29(2):266-78.

Arnout van de Rijt and Michael Macy. 2006. “Power and Dependence in Intimate Exchange.” Social Forces84(3):1455-70.

Michael Macy and Arnout van de Rijt. 2011. “Game Theory.” Pp. 243-4 in George Ritzer (ed.), The Concise Encyclopedia of Sociology, Blackwell.

Michael W. Macy and Arnout van de Rijt. 2007. “Game Theory.” Pp. 1822-5 in George Ritzer (ed.), Encyclopedia of Sociology, Blackwell.

Michael W. Macy and Arnout van de Rijt. 2006. “Exchange Theory.” Pp. 183-4 in Bryan Turner (ed.), Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology, Cambridge University Press.

Michael W. Macy and Arnout van de Rijt. 2006. “Game Theory.” Pp. 222-4 in Bryan Turner (ed.), Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology, Cambridge University Press.

COVID-19

Nunner, Hendrik, Arnout van de Rijt and Vincent Buskens. 2022. “Prioritizing High-Contact Occupations Raises Effectiveness of Vaccination Campaigns.” Scientific Reports 12:737.

Sergio La Iocono, Wojtek Przepiorka, Rense Corten, Vincent Buskens, and Arnout van de Rijt. 2021. “COVID-19 Vulnerability and Perceived Norm Violations Predict Loss of Social Trust: A Pre-Post Study.” Social Science & Medicine 291:114513.

Jan-Tino Brethouwer, Roy Lindelauf, Robbert Fokkink, Arnout van de Rijt. 2021. “Stay Nearby or Get Checked: A COVID-19 Control Strategy.” Infectious Disease Modeling 6:36-45.

Gianluca Manzo and Arnout van de Rijt. 2020. “Halting SARS-CoV-2 by Targeting High-Contact Individuals.” Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 23(4):10. pdf code Press: Bloomberg Bloomberg

RESIDENTIAL SEGREGATION

Jart Ligterink, Jim Kleijwegt and Arnout van de Rijt. 2019. “Mobilizability of Social Housing Residents for the Energy Transition.” Mens & Maatschappij 94(1): 91-115. (Dutch)

Arnout van de Rijt. 2013. “Selection and Influence in the Assimilation Process of Immigrants.” Advances in Group Processes 30:157-93.

Michael Macy, Damon Centola, Andreas Flache, Arnout van de Rijt and Robb Willer. 2011. “Social Mechanisms and Generative Explanations: Computational Models with Double Agents.” Pp. 250-65 in Pierre Demeulenaere (ed.), Proceedings of the Sorbonne Conference on Social Mechanisms and Analytic Sociology, Cambridge University Press.

Arnout van de Rijt, David Siegel, and Michael Macy. 2009. “Neighborhood Chance and Neighborhood Change: Comment on Bruch and Mare.” American Journal of Sociology 114(4):1166-80.

Michael Macy and Arnout van de Rijt. 2006. “Ethnic Preferences and Residential Segregation. Theoretical Explorations beyond Detroit.” Journal of Mathematical Sociology 30(3-4):289-98.

IMMIGRANT ASSIMILATION

Floor van Maaren and Arnout van de Rijt. 2018. “No Integration Paradox among Adolescents.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 46(9): 1756-1772.

Arnout van de Rijt. 2013. “Selection and Influence in the Assimilation Process of Immigrants.” Advances in Group Processes 30:157-93.

Arnout van de Rijt. 2008. “The American Dream.” Pp. 42-4 in Vincent Parrillo (ed.), Encyclopedia of Social Problems, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Arnout van de Rijt. 2006. “The Matthew Effect in Immigrant Assimilation.” Cornell University: CSES paper 41.