Publications

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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December 19, 2011

The link approach to measuring consumer surplus in transport networks

Should one calculate user benefits from changes in door-to-door journeys or from changes in the use of separate links of the network?

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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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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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November 22, 2011

Optimal regulation under unknown supply of distributed generation

As distributed generation (DG) continues to expand, larger low-voltage networks will be required in the future.

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November 10, 2011

The potential of a small model

This CPB Discussion Paper highlights potential uses of simple, small models where large traditional models are less flexible.

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October 5, 2011

Agglomeration Externalities and Urban Growth Controls

Should constraints on urban expansion be relaxed because of external agglomeration economies?

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October 4, 2011

Dutch Sectoral Energy Intensity Developments in International Perspective, 1987–2005

This paper makes use of a new dataset to investigate energy intensity developments in the Netherlands over the period 1987–2005, in comparison with 18 other OECD countries.

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