Ed Westerhout

wetenschappelijk medewerker, Sector 1 Publieke financiën
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+31 6 52486152 E.W.M.T.Westerhout@cpb.nl
Centraal Planbureau

Bezuidenhoutseweg 30
2594 AV Den Haag

Ed Westerhout is affiliated with the sector Public Finance. His research covers public finances and the macroeconomy, pensions and population ageing. Current projects include the vulnerability of Dutch public finances, freedom of choice in the pension pay-out phase and parttime pension.

Specialties

Pensions, Population Ageing, Health Care, Public Finance

  • 1997 PhD University of Amsterdam (cum laude) supervisor F. van der Ploeg
  • 1988 Economics University of Tilburg (cum laude)
  • 2011-now Leader projects on Pensions CPB
  • 2007-2011 Leader Programme Pensions CPB
  • 2004-2007 Leader Programme Ageing and Pensions CPB
  • 2000-2004 Head Applied General Equilibrium Modelling Unit CPB
  • 1997-2005 Assistant Professor Macroeconomics University of Amsterdam
  • 1998-2000 Head of Health Care Unit CPB
  • 1995-1998 Projectleader Health Care Model CPB
  • 1993-1995 Researcher Applied General Equilibrium Modelling Unit CPB
  • 1989-1993 Researcher Ministry of Economic Affairs


Publications

September 17, 2018

Effecten van meer keuzevrijheid bij pensioenuitkering

De huidige vormgeving van pensioenen reflecteert nog in belangrijke mate beslissingen en overwegingen uit het verleden. Doordat de variatie in leefomstandigheden in de loop der tijd sterk is toegenomen, zijn steeds meer...

March 24, 2017

The role of inflation-linked bonds

The market for inflation-linked bonds (ILBs) is growing, but still small when compared to the market for nominal bonds. This paper raises the question why governments do not rely more on ILBs to finance their public debts?

October 20, 2014

Collective versus Individual Pension Schemes: a Welfare-Theoretical Perspective

This paper explores the welfare effects of a number of collective pension contracts, distinguishing between the two welfare effects.

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June 29, 2012

The Future of Multi-Pillar Pensions

This book, with contributions of 15 Netspar affiliated international pension experts, is the final outcome of a Netspar Theme Project.

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