Simon Rabaté

wetenschappelijk medewerker, Sector 1 Belasting en begroting
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Centraal Planbureau

Bezuidenhoutseweg 30
2594 AV Den Haag


March 29, 2022

Labor Supply Effects of Survivor Insurance: Evidence from Restricted Access to Survivor Benefits in the Netherlands

The ANW reform of 1996 in the Netherlands reduced the eligibility to survivor benefits for cohorts born after 1950. We find an increase in personal income (+23%) and labor force participation (+16%) for the widowers...

March 25, 2022

Inequality and Redistribution in the Netherlands

How high is income inequality in the Netherlands? How progressive are taxes and how much income does government spending redistribute? This study presents the most exhaustive responses for the Netherlands to these...

March 25, 2022

Ongelijkheid en herverdeling

De herverdeling van inkomens tussen Nederlandse huishoudens vindt vooral plaats door overheidsuitgaven zoals toeslagen en bijstand, en veel minder door belastingheffing. Ook blijkt dat hogere inkomens geen groter deel van hun inkomen afdragen aan belastingen dan lagere inkomens. De bovenste 1% van de huishoudens betaalt gemiddeld zelfs minder belasting dan de overige huishoudens.

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July 27, 2021

Increased trade with China and Eastern Europe hardly affects Dutch workers

Contrary to other studies, we find no robust effect of an increase in trade with China and Central European (CEE) countries on local employment, wages and inequality in the Netherlands....

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June 24, 2021

The Child Penalty in the Netherlands and its Determinants

We find that while child care availability is correlated with lower child penalty, the immediate short-term causal effect of increasing child care availability on the earnings penalty of becoming a mother is small. By taking advantage of variation in gender norms in different population groups, we show that gender norms are strongly correlated with child penalty for mothers.

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