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Egbert Jongen


  • +31 6 50746439
  • E.L.W.Jongen@cpb.nl
  • Centraal Planbureau
  • Bezuidenhoutseweg 30
  • 2594 AV Den Haag

Egbert Jongen is Program Leader Labour at CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis and Associate Professor at Leiden University. The focus of his research is labour economics and public economics.

Publications by Egbert Jongen

Optimal Taxation of Secondary Earners in the Netherlands: Has Equity Lost Ground?

The Netherlands witnessed major reforms in the taxation of (potential) secondary earners over the past decade. Using the inverse-optimal method of optimal taxation we recover the implicit social welfare weights of single- and dual-earner couples over time. The social welfare weights are grosso modo well-behaved before the reforms.

CPB Discussion Paper 375 | 15 February 2018

60 pages | pdf document, 3.6 MB

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