Publications

March 29, 2016

Impact of funding targeted pre-school interventions on school readiness: Evidence from the Netherlands

We analyze the effectiveness of the early childhood programme (ECP) in the Netherlands. The programme is designed for 2.5 to 4 year olds from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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March 24, 2016

Does independent needs assessment limit supply-side moral hazard in long-term care?

The decision about the amount and type of care that a patient needs may be entrusted to health care providers or be delegated to an independent assessor.

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March 16, 2016

Tax bunching by owners of small corporations

In the Netherlands owners of small corporations face taxation of corporate, labour and capital income. Taxation of the latter may be deferred. We study their options for income shifting using bunching techniques.

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February 18, 2016

Tackling Spillovers by Taxing Corporate Income in the European Union at Source

This paper surveys and evaluates the corporation tax (CT) systems of the Member States of the European Union on the basis of a comprehensive taxonomy of actual and potential regimes.

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January 26, 2016

House prices and accessibility: Evidence from a natural experiment in transport infrastructure

This paper studies the impact of accessibility on house prices, based on a natural experiment in the Netherlands: the Westerscheldetunnel.

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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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January 12, 2016

Credit Supply Shocks in the Netherlands

This study looks at the effects of credit supply shocks in the Netherlands and provides estimates of how important credit supply disturbances have been for explaining the recent disappointing economic growth.

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