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December 7, 2017

Langer doorwerken: keuzes voor nu en later

Publication (in Dutch only)

Iedereen die nog niet met pensioen is, krijgt te maken met de stijgende AOW-leeftijd. De gevolgen zijn echter niet voor iedereen hetzelfde.

November 8, 2017

Employment Polarization in local labor markets: the Dutch case


Recent literature documents the pervasiveness of job polarization in the labor markets of the developed world. However, relatively little is known about polarization on a sub-national level.

October 11, 2017

Preventing NEETs During the Great Recession: The Effects of a Mandatory Activation Program for Young Welfare Recipients


We study the impact of a mandatory activation program for young welfare recipients in the Netherlands. Introduced at the end of 2009, the goal of the program was to prevent so-called NEETs (individuals not in employment, education or training).

July 6, 2017

A lost generation? The early career effects of graduating during a recession


We estimate the effect of graduating during a recession on the early careers of high educated graduates in the Netherlands between 1996 and 2012. Exploiting field-specifi c differences in un-employment rates, we fi nd that graduates on average suffer a 2.3% lower wage in a typical recession in their first year.

March 24, 2017

Labour supply and the business cycle: lessons from labour market flows and international forecasting practices


This Background Document shows the results of a survey among international experts concerning the forecasting method of labour supply by economic research institutes and an analysis of the relation between labour supply and the business cycle.

March 16, 2017

Negative home equity and job mobility


We investigate the impact of negative home equity on job mobility. Panel fixed effects estimation is carried out by making use of Dutch administrative panel in the period 2006-2011.

February 21, 2017

Understanding employment decentralization by estimating the spatial scope of agglomeration economies


This paper argues that the spatial decay function of agglomeration economies is much more complex than is often assumed in the agglomeration literature. We provide insight into this issue by analyzing a nationwide and spatially rich wage panel.

February 13, 2017

Effecten flexibele ingangsleeftijd AOW

Publication (in Dutch only)

De initiatiefnemer van het wetsvoorstel ‘Flexibele ingangsdatum AOW’, het Kamerlid dhr. Klein, heeft het CPB gevraagd naar de effecten hiervan op de werkgelegenheid en de houdbaarheid van de overheidsfinanciën.