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Costs and benefits of a new approach to domestic violence and child abuse


Publication number: 2016-35
Authors: L. Kok, L. Kroon, M. Lubbe
In collaboration with: Carl Koopmans
Commissioned by: Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport
Published by: SEO Amsterdam Economics
ISBN: 978-90-6733-813-4

In June 2015, the parliament of the Netherlands has requested a social cost-benefit analysis of the fight against domestic violence and child abuse. The State Secretary for Health, Welfare and Sport has promised to do a preliminary study to see if a social cost-benefit analysis is possible. At present this is impossible because no effect measurements are available on the basis of which a full cost-benefit analysis can be made.


Category: Lucy Kok, 2016, Lennart Kroon, Carl Koopmans, Healthcare & Social Security