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December 21, 2022

A look at the Dutch position in international student assessments

This study examines to what extent international student assessments are an accurate indicator of educational performance and concludes that various problems can influence the score and position of the Netherlands.

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December 13, 2022

Getting off to a flying start? The effects of an early-career international mobility grant on scientific performance

Researchers who receive the Rubicon grant perform the same as comparable non-awarded applicants on a number of academic outcomes, such as the number of scientific publications and the citation score.

February 16, 2021

Skill up or get left behind? Digital skills and labor market outcomes in the Netherlands

People with low digital skills relatively often do not have a paid job, and if they do, they earn a relatively low hourly wage. Those are the most important findings of CPB research based on a newly constructed dataset combining digital skills with labor market outcomes.

February 16, 2021

Aanzienlijk deel beroepsbevolking kampt met lage digitale vaardigheden

Digitalisering vereist nieuwe vaardigheden om mee te kunnen doen in de maatschappij en op de arbeidsmarkt. Maar beschikt iedereen wel over voldoende...

October 17, 2019

Cyber Security Risk Assessment 2019

Persistent risks, new risks and uncertainty.

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November 30, 2018

The effect of reinsuring a deductible on pharmaceutical spending: A Dutch case study on low-income people

The basic health insurance in the Netherlands includes a mandatory deductible of currently 385 euros per adult per year. Several municipalities offer a group contract for low-income people in which the deductible is reinsured, meaning that out-of-pocket spending under the deductible is covered by supplementary insurance. This study examines to what extent such reinsurance leads to higher pharmaceutical spending.

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October 15, 2018

Risicorapportage Cyberveiligheid Economie 2018

Met de digitalisering van de samenleving neemt ook het economische belang van cyberveiligheid toe.

November 3, 2017

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.

January 20, 2017

The effect of financial development on economic growth: a meta-analysis

The financial crisis has renewed interest in the finance-growth relationship. We analyze the empirical literature and find a moderate positive but decreasing effect of finance on growth.

June 13, 2016

Op eigen benen? Samenhang van jeugdzorg met het gebruik van WMO-zorg en inkomensondersteuning vanaf het achttiende levensjaar

Jongeren uit jeugdzorg vragen op latere leeftijd vaak uitkering aan.