Moran, S., Grossmann, E. and Verkerk, A. (2020). Investigating diachronic trends in phonological inventories using BDPROTO. Language Resources and Evaluation. 

Verkerk, A. (2019). Detecting non-tree-like signal using multiple tree topologies. Journal of Historical Linguistics 9(1): 9-69.

Pagel, M., Beaumont, M., Meade, A., Verkerk, A., and Calude, A. (2019). Dominant words rise to the top by positive frequency-dependent selection. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116 (15): 7397-7402.

Bentz, C., Dediu, D., Verkerk, A. and Jäger, G. (2018). The evolution of language families is shaped by the environment beyond neutral drift. Nature Human Behavior 2: 816-821.

Kolipakam, V., Jordan, F. M., Dunn, M., Greenhill, S. J., Bouckaert, R., Gray, R. D. & Verkerk, A. (2018). A Bayesian phylogenetic study of the Dravidian language family. Royal Society Open Science 5: 171504.

Verkerk, A. (2017). Phylogenies: Future, not fallacy. Book review of Pereltsvaig and Lewis (2015), “The Indo-European controversy: Facts and fallacies in historical linguistics”. Language Dynamics and Change 7(1): 127-140.

Verkerk, A. (2017). The goal-over-source principle in Indo-European: Preliminary results from a parallel corpus study. In S. Luraghi, T. Nikitina and C. Zanchi (eds.), Space in diachrony (pp. 1-40). Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Soroli, E. & Verkerk, A. (2017). Motion events in Greek: Methodological and typological issues. CogniTextes vol. 15. available at:

Calude, Andreea S., & Verkerk, Annemarie. (2016). The typology and diachrony of higher numerals in Indo-European: a phylogenetic comparative study. Journal of Language Evolution: lzw003.

Verkerk, A. (2015). Book review of Juliana Goschler and Anatol Stefanowitsch (eds.). Variation and change in the encoding of motion events. Cognitive Linguistics 26(3): 561-570.

Verkerk, A. (2015). Where do all the motion verbs come from? The speed of development of manner verbs and path verbs in Indo-European. Diachronica, 32(1): 69-104.

Bentz, C., Verkerk, A., Kiela, D., Hill, F., and Buttery, P. (2015). Adaptive languages: Modeling the co-evolution of population structure and lexical diversity. PLoS ONE 10(6): e0128254.

Verkerk, A. (2014). Diachronic change in Indo-European motion event encoding. Journal of Historical Linguistics, 4.1: 40-83.

Verkerk, A. (2014). The correlation between motion event encoding and path verb lexicon size in the Indo-European language family. Folia Linguistica Historica, 35: 307-358.

Verkerk, A.  (2014). Where Alice fell into: Motion events from a parallel corpus. In B. Szmrecsanyi & B. Wälchli (eds.), Aggregating dialectology, typology, and register analysis: Linguistic variation in text and speech (pp. 324-354). Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.

Verkerk, A. (2013). Scramble, scurry and dash: The correlation between motion event encoding and manner verb lexicon size in Indo-European. Language Dynamics and Change 3.2: 169-217.

Verkerk, A. & Frostad, B. H. (2013). The encoding of manner predications and resultatives in Oceanic: A typological and historical overview. Oceanic Linguistics, 52.1: 1-35.

Verkerk, A. (2009). The semantic map of secondary predication. In B. Botma & J. van Kampen, Linguistics in the Netherlands 2009 (115-126). Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Verkerk, A. & Lestrade, S. (2008). The encoding of adjectives. In M. Koppen & B. Botma (eds.), Linguistics in the Netherlands 2008 (157-168). Amsterdam: Benjamins.