Should CBA’s include a correction for the marginal excess burden of taxation?
Firm heterogeneity and exports in the Netherlands: Identifying export potential
According to the Melitz (2003) model, potential exporters have to be sufficiently productive to overcome the entry costs of foreign markets. Once firms pass this productivity threshold, they all export. However, empirical evidence indicates that a substantial share of high-productive firms do not export. →
Cost-Sharing Design Matters: A Comparison of the Rebate and Deductible in Healthcare
Since 2006, the Dutch population has faced two different cost-sharing schemes in health insurance for curative care: a mandatory rebate of 255 euros in 2006 and 2007, and since 2008 a mandatory deductible. Using administrative data for the entire Dutch population, we compare the effect of both cost-sharing schemes on healthcare consumption between 2006 and 2013. →
CPB’s role in the Dutch budgetary process
Cheaper and More Haircuts After VAT Cut? Evidence From the Netherlands
Employment Polarization in local labor markets: the Dutch case
Co-payments in long-term home care: do they affect the use of care?
We study the effect of a policy change in co-payments on the use of long-term home care in The Netherlands. The change increased co-payments for persons with considerable household financial assets. For identification we apply a difference-in-difference analysis with matched treatment and control groups. →
Premium levels and demand response in health insurance: relative thinking and zero-price effects
In health care systems with a competitive health insurance market, governments or other sponsors (e.g. employers) often subsidize premiums to encourage enrolment. These subsidies are typically independent of plan choice leaving the absolute premium differences in place so as not to distort consumer choice of plan. →