Publications

October 30, 2014

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.

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June 6, 2014

Social interactions and the retirement age

In this study, we gauge the impact of social interactions on individual retirement preferences.

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May 3, 2013

Non-financial determinants of retirement

This paper first confronts the observed aggregate retirement pattern in the Netherlands with predictions of traditional economic models of retirement.

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June 26, 2012

Is world trade data useful when forecasting a small open economy?

This paper uses pooled VAR forecasts to evaluate the contribution of world trade growth data to forecast accuracy for GDP growth and export growth for the Netherlands, a small-open economy.