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Complexities in the spatial scope of agglomeration economies

This article argues that the spatial scope of agglomeration economies is much more complex than is often assumed in the agglomeration literature. We provide insight into this issue by analyzing panel data on individual wages with a high level of spatial detail.

CPB Discussion Paper 376 | 28 February 2018

36 pages | pdf document, 4.2 MB

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Competition and pricing behavior in long term care markets: Evidence from the Market for Assistance in Daily Housekeeping Activities

Exploiting a rich data set on the Dutch market for assistance in daily housekeeping activities (ADHA), we find that larger providers obtain a higher price than do small providers. However, compared to other studies on market power in care markets this price difference is considered small to moderate.

CPB Discussion Paper 373 | 8 February 2018

24 pages | pdf document, 480.6 KB

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Negative home equity and job mobility

We investigate the impact of negative home equity on job mobility. Panel fixed effects estimation is carried out by making use of Dutch administrative panel in the period 2006-2011.

CPB Discussion Paper 345 | 16 March 2017

40 pages | pdf document, 1.6 MB

ISBN 978-90-5833-767-2 | Go to publication

Mismatch on the Dutch labour market in the Great Recession

The Great Recession has caused unemployment in the Netherlands to rise from 3.1% in 2008 to over 7% at the beginning of 2014. Structural imbalances caused by labour mismatch could be one of the explanations underlying this high rate.

CPB Discussion Paper 303 | 26 February 2015

38 pages | pdf document, 2.6 MB

ISBN 978-90-5833-680-4 | Go to publication

Demanding occupations and the retirement age in the Netherlands

In the policy debate on increasing the statutory retirement age, the issue has been raised to make an exception for workers with demanding occupations, since health considerations may make it unreasonable to expect them to work longer.

CPB Discussion Paper 291 | 30 October 2014

58 pages | pdf document, 2.4 MB

ISBN 978-90-5833-662-0 | Go to publication

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