Publications

April 13, 2021

Optimizing the life cycle path of pension premium payments and the pension ambition in the Netherlands

Pension premium rates and pension benefits are independent of age or family situation in the second pillar of the Dutch pension system. In a life cycle model calibrated on Dutch data we investigate the optimal...

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July 1, 2019

The effect of demographic developments and growth on the optimal statutory retirement age

This paper develops a stylized model that can serve as an instrument to assess how long term trends as demographic change and rising living standards affect the optimal future rise of the statutory retirement age (sra)...

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January 20, 2016

The ability to pay for long-term care in the Netherlands: a life-cycle perspective

This paper uses synthetic life-cycle paths at the individual level to analyze the distribution of long-term care expenditures in the Netherlands.

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