Publications

December 22, 2011

Estimating labour supply responses in the Netherlands using structural models

We exploit a very large administrative dataset to estimate labour supply elasticities for a large number of subgroups in the Netherlands. We estimate parameters for a broad set of preference specifications.

December 22, 2011

Hoe prikkelbaar zijn Nederlanders?

This document is in Dutch, there is no English translation.

December 20, 2011

Did you really save so little for your retirement? An analysis of retirement savings and unconventional retirement accounts

We use a confirmatory factor analysis to study the relation between the importance of a broad spectrum of saving motives, such as saving for retirement, and saving behavior.

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October 11, 2010

The Precautionary Saving Motive and Wealth Accumulation

How important is the precautionary saving motive in determining wealth accumulation?

January 30, 2007

Home and mortgage ownership of the Dutch elderly; explaining cohort, time and age effects

The relationship between home ownership of Dutch elderly households and age is strongly negative. Other studies suggest that this age gradient should be attributed to a cohort effect.

March 15, 2006

Households' response to wealth changes; do gains or losses make a difference

We estimate the excess impact of financial asset capital losses relative to gains on household active savings and durable goods consumption in the Netherlands.

January 11, 2006

Testing consumers' asymmetric reaction to wealth changes

This study contains several tests to show that individuals overreact to negative wealth changes, relative to positive wealth changes.