Optimal Income Support for Lone Parents in the Netherlands: Are We There Yet?
The Netherlands witnessed major reforms in income support for lone parents over the past decade. The goals of these reforms were to improve the financial incentives to work and to simplify the system. We consider whether the new system can be considered (closer to) `optimal'.
CPB Discussion Paper 361 | 27 September 2017
36 pages | pdf document, 1.7 MB
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The Elasticity of Taxable Income for the Self-Employed: Heterogeneity across Reforms and Income Levels
This paper studies the causal relation between effective marginal tax rates for the self-employed and their taxable income using panel data for the period 1999-2012. This period contains three tax reforms that we use to identify the elasticity of taxable income (ETI).
CPB Discussion Paper 354 | 16 June 2017
42 pages | pdf document, 2.6 MB
ISBN 978-90-5833-777-1 | Go to publication
A structural analysis of labour supply and involuntary unemployment in the Netherlands
Most structural models for labour supply ignore the possibility of involuntary unemployment which may lead to biased behavioural responses.
CPB Discussion Paper 312 | 23 September 2015
42 pages | pdf document, 1.4 MB
ISBN 978-90-5833-703-0 | Go to publication
MICSIM: A behavioural microsimulation model for the analysis of tax-benefit reform in the Netherlands
In this paper, we present MICSIM. MICSIM is a behavioural microsimulation model for the analysis of structural labour-supply effects.
CPB Background Document | 27 November 2014
90 pages | pdf document, 4.6 MB
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The effectiveness of fiscal stimuli for working parents
We study the relative effectiveness of fiscal stimuli for working parents in an empirical model of household labour supply and childcare use.
CPB Discussion Paper 286 | 17 October 2014
54 pages | pdf document, 4.3 MB
ISBN 978-90-5833-657-6 | Go to publication