Publications

April 23, 2009

Rethinking retirement; from participation towards allocation

This study argues that Dutch policy regarding the labour market for elderly is at a crossroads.

September 14, 2006

Economische effecten van aanpassing fiscale behandeling eigen woning.

The special tax treatment of household investment in housing involves a subsidy relative to other forms of household wealth.

March 10, 2006

Reinventing the welfare state

The Dutch welfare state is under pressure. Future trends of ageing and globalisation render public finances unsustainable and worsen the position of low-skilled workers on the labour market.

October 21, 2003

Four futures of Europe

Europe is at a crossroads. The enlargement with ten new members forces the European Union to reform its decision making process and to reconsider its policies.

September 16, 2003

Social Europe. European Outlook 1: Annex to State of the European Union 2004

One of the more notable features of the public and political debate in the run-up to the Dutch General Elections in 2002 and 2003 was the lack of interest in the process of European integration.

April 9, 2002

Funds and games; the economics of European cohesion policy

How effective is European cohesion policy in reducing regional welfare differences?

May 2, 2001

Capital income taxation in Europe; trends and trade-offs

The EU capital market integrates. Portfolios become more international, cross border mergers are the order of the day, and never before has there been so much foreign direct investment.