Publications

April 25, 2019

Can your house keep you out of a nursing home?

We examine the impact of the accessibility of an older individual’s house on her use of nursing home care.

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April 18, 2019

Disentangling the effect of household debt on consumption

We estimate the contemporaneous relationship between household debt and consumption for the period 2006 to 2015. Using Dutch administrative data, we fi nd that the average consumption of households with high debt has...

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April 3, 2019

The welfare effects of co-payments in long term care

Insight in the lifecycle dynamics of long term care costs is important to understand the effect of policy changes, such as the design of co-payments, on the costs and welfare across income and wealth groups....

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March 24, 2016

Presentation: Scenarios on social participation and healthy life years

Presentation used by Bert Smid during the MOPACT Active Ageing Forum, Vienna, March 15th 2016.

October 27, 2015

A macroeconomic analysis of the returns to public R&D investments

This paper analyses the economic returns to public R&D investments in 22 OECD countries.

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September 24, 2015

Stay rates of foreign PhD graduates in the Netherlands

The effects of foreign PhD graduates on the Dutch economy as a whole and on public finances in particular depends on whether and for how long foreigners stay in the country after receiving their PhD degree from a Dutch university.

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May 19, 2014

Individual Returns to a PhD Education in the Netherlands: Income Differences between Masters and PhDs

In this paper we investigate the individual returns to a doctorate education in the Netherlands over the first twenty years of a career.

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