Publications

December 8, 2011

Will ageing lead to a higher real exchange rate for the Netherlands?

Long-term projections for the Netherlands indicate that demand for nontradables – e.g. health care services – will increase relative to supply due to population ageing.

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December 8, 2011

Wage-Tenure Profiles and Mobility

The Dutch labour market is characterized by low job mobility and high average duration of unemployment for older jobseekers. This study investigates the role of wage-tenure profiles in explaining patterns of job mobility.

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December 7, 2011

Wage inequality in trade-in-tasks models

Recent trade-in-tasks models suggest that relative low-skill wages (in rich high-skill abundant countries) may increase when low-skill tasks are offshored.

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December 6, 2011

Groene groei: een wenkend perspectief?

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

December 1, 2011

A retrospective evaluation of elements of the EU VAT system

This is the final report (Executive Summary) of a project on “The retrospective evaluation of elements of the VAT system in the EU.”

December 1, 2011

Dutch Firms and the Emerging BRIC Countries: Evidence from Firm Transaction Level Data

The number of firms exporting to and importing from the BRIC countries is rapidly increasing between 2002 and 2008. Especially China and India stand out in this respect.

November 30, 2011

Early Retirement and Financial Incentives: Differences Between High and Low Wage Earners

This paper investigates the impact of financial incentives on early-retirement behaviour for high and low wage earners.

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