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CPB Background Document | 21 March 2018
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CPB Policy Brief 2018/03 | 15 February 2018
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CPB Background Document | 15 February 2018
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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
The Netherlands witnessed major reforms in income support for lone parents over the past decade. The goals of these reforms were to improve the financial incentives to work and to simplify the system. We consider whether the new system can be considered (closer to) `optimal'.
CPB Discussion Paper 361 | 27 September 2017
36 pages | pdf document, 1.7 MB