Benedikt Vogt

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Centraal Planbureau

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2594 AV Den Haag

I am a senior economist at the Department of Labour and Knowledge of the Netherlands Bureau of Economic Policy Analysis. Before, I worked at the financial markets programme as senior researcher from 2014-2020. From 2020-2021, I was programme leader of the financial markets programme.

I graduated from the University of Bonn in 2011, and hold a PhD in Economics from Maastricht University since 2015. My research interests lie in the economic effects of COVID-19, policy evaluation, behavioural economics and non-cognitive determinants of economic outcomes. If you have any questions regarding my research, feel free to contact me.

  • 2005-2011 Master in Economics, University of Bonn
  • 2009-2010 Studies in Economics, Charles University Prague
  • 2011-2015 PhD in Economics, Maastricht University
  • 2011 - 2014 Teaching Assistant, University of Maastricht
  • 2014 - 2020 Researcher at Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis
  • 2019 - ... Affiliated Researcher, Erasmus School of Economics
  • 2020 - 2021 Programme Leader at Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis
  • 2021 - ... Senior Economist at Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis


December 7, 2023

An economic analysis of the TOZO, the Dutch support scheme for self-employed during COVID-19

The Temporary Support Scheme for Self-Employed Persons (Tozo) supported self-employed entrepreneurs during the coronavirus crisis. This is the conclusion from a CPB study.

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March 1, 2023

Predicting Firm Exits with Machine Learning: Implications for Selection into COVID-19 Support and Productivity Growth

In this paper, we use machine learning techniques to predict whether a company would have left the market in a world without corona. These predictions show that unhealthy companies applied for support less often than healthy companies. But we also show that the COVID-19 support has prevented most exits among unhealthy companies. This indicates that the corona support measures have had a negative impact on productivity growth.

January 13, 2022

How far Do gazelles run? Growth Patterns of Regular Firms, High Growth Firms and Startups

High growth firms receive a lot attention from policy. In many countries, policies to stimulate economic growth target startups -- loosely defined as young firms that often rely on new technology to develop scaleable...

May 25, 2021

Risicorapportage Financiële markten 2021

Het Nederlandse financiële stelsel is vooralsnog stabiel genoeg om de gevolgen van de coronacrisis op te vangen.

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May 25, 2021

COVID-19 en de gevolgen voor het Nederlandse mkb en banken

In dit achtergronddocument behorend bij de Risicorapportage Financiële Markten 2021 kwantificeren we de gevolgen van de coronacrisis voor het Nederlandse mkb en...

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