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March 8, 2018

Voorspellen van de werkloosheid. Kan het beter?

Publication (in Dutch only)

Dit document beschrijft verschillende routes om de CPB-kortetermijnramingen van de werkloosheid te ondersteunen. Op basis van recente wetenschappelijke literatuur is onderzocht of de werkloosheid nauwkeuriger geraamd kan worden met tijdreeksmodellen. Daarnaast besteden we aandacht aan de kwaliteit van voorspellingen in de buurt van omslagpunten.

February 28, 2018

Opties om de stedelijke productiviteit te bevorderen

Publication (in Dutch only)

Steden hebben een positieve invloed op de productiviteit en vormen daarom een belangrijk onderdeel van onze economie. De productiviteitsvoordelen van verstedelijking zijn er voor alle werknemers, maar ze zijn niet voor alle bevolkingsgroepen even groot.

February 28, 2018

Why do wages grow faster in urban areas? Sorting of high potentials matters

Publication

The existence of an urban wage growth premium is a well-established empirical fact. This article challenges the conventional view that faster wage growth for urban workers is caused by human capital spillovers.

February 28, 2018

Complexities in the spatial scope of agglomeration economies

Publication

This article argues that the spatial scope of agglomeration economies is much more complex than is often assumed in the agglomeration literature. We provide insight into this issue by analyzing panel data on individual wages with a high level of spatial detail.

February 8, 2018

Competition and pricing behavior in long term care markets: Evidence from the Market for Assistance in Daily Housekeeping Activities

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Exploiting a rich data set on the Dutch market for assistance in daily housekeeping activities (ADHA), we find that larger providers obtain a higher price than do small providers. However, compared to other studies on market power in care markets this price difference is considered small to moderate.

February 1, 2018

Fiscal incentives and the choice of organization form in the Netherlands

Publication

This paper studies the impact of fi scal incentives on the choice of organizational form.To determine the fiscal incentive we construct the alternative before-tax income and simulate the tax incentive.

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

Publication

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

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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).

March 24, 2017

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

Publication

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.