A lost generation? The early career effects of graduating during a recession
We estimate the effect of graduating during a recession on the early careers of high educated graduates in the Netherlands between 1996 and 2012. Exploiting field-specific differences in un-employment rates, we find that graduates on average suffer a 2.3% lower wage in a typical recession in their first year.
CPB Discussion Paper 356 | 6 July 2017
38 pages | pdf document, 1.4 MB
ISBN 978-90-5833-779-5 | Go to publication
Using Tax Deductions to Promote Lifelong Learning: Real and Shifting Responses
Policymakers are concerned about potential underinvestment in lifelong learning. In this paper we study to what extent a tax deduction helps to stimulate post-initial training.
CPB Discussion Paper 353 | 13 June 2017
56 pages | pdf document, 2 MB
ISBN 978-90-5833-776-4 | Go to publication
Knowledge diffusion across regions and countries: evidence from patent citations
We study knowledge spillovers from European universities and other research organizations using data from patent citations at the EPO.
CPB Discussion Paper 348 | 4 April 2017
30 pages | pdf document, 1.4 MB
ISBN 978-90-5833-770-2 | Go to publication
How do severance pay and job search assistance jointly affect unemployment duration and job quality?
Many countries require firms to pay severance pay to workers displaced in a mass layoff.Displaced workers often also receive some form of job search assistance.
CPB Discussion Paper 334 | 25 August 2016
32 pages | pdf document, 1.5 MB
ISBN 978-90-5833-741-2 | Go to publication
Labour market effects of job displacement for prime-age and older workers
This paper studies the effect of firm closures for prime-age and older workers.
CPB Discussion Paper 285 | 29 September 2014
38 pages | pdf document, 1.6 MB
ISBN 978-90-5833-655-2 | Go to publication
The Dutch labour market during the Great Recession
This publication accompanies CPB Book 11 'Roads to recovery', it serves as a background paper to the labour market chapter in the CPB book.
CPB Background Document | 19 June 2014
54 pages | pdf document, 2.2 MB
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