Projects

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04.12.2015Remuneration of academic staff in an international perspective

Dutch academic staff salaries are competitive compared to those in other European countries. Only Switzerland, the United States and British top universities offer a higher base salary.more

17.11.2015Quick scan 3 - Evaluation sector plans

SEO and ecbo perform the monitoring and evaluation of the Regeling Cofinanciering Sectorplannen (scheme for co-financing of sector plans). This third quick scan assesses, amongst other things, the progress of the planned measures.more

17.11.2015Ready for growth?

The Associate degree (Ad) is at a crossroads (again). In the coming years the Ad can (and must) truly prove its worth.more

13.11.2015Evaluation Act merger assessment (Wet fusietoets)

In collaboration with ResearchNed, Peter Huisman and Frans de Vijlder, SEO Amsterdam Economics has performed a legal evaluation of the Wet fusietoets (Act merger assessment). They advise a fundamental reassessment of the act.more

05.11.2015More possibilities for new schools?

The State Secretary of Education, Culture and Science wants more posiibilities for new schools. Under what conditions will the chosen scenario of policy measures have the desired effects for primary and secondary education?more

10.08.2015Monitor of the Expertise and Technology Route: the Theory Behind the Policy

This report sets out the theory behind the policy on the experiments with continuous VMBO-MBO pathways: what are the expectations as regards the mechanisms and effects of the policy?more

04.09.2015The Feasibility of New Schools in the Netherlands

How many new schools are founded in the Netherlands, how do they perform, what effect does current policy have, and what could be improved? more

10.08.2015New Schools: an Exploratory Study into the Effects of Non-Denomination-Based Planning

What effects do changes in policy on the founding of new schools have? This report is a combined summary of two preliminary studies carried out by SEO Economic Research and TIAS.more

11.08.2015Actual and Perceived Bureaucracy

How much bureaucracy accompanied the provision of special educational needs to pupils before the introduction of Appropriate Education in the Netherlands? This baseline study examines the bureaucracy.more

13.08.2015Impact evaluation of a more open Higher Education Systemin the Netherlands

An additional number of higher education institutions were allowed to enter the regulated education market in the Netherlands from 2007 to 2015. The main aim of permitting new entrants was to evaluate their impact on the dynamics...more

14.04.2015Collective Bargaining Agreements in flux

What has been agreed in collective bargaining agreements during the past decade that could boost long-term employability and external mobility?more

27.02.2015The Value of Job Characteristics

What is the relationship between non-pecuniary benefits and job characteristics (‘fringe benefits’) on the one hand and gender wage differences on the other?more

20.11.2014Cross-Border Availability of Personnel

As we all know, EU enlargement has resulted in an increase in the numbers of labour migrants from Eastern Europe. But how many are there really, and what effects are they having on Dutch workers?more

13.08.2015Impact evaluation of a Master’s Degree for Teachersin the Netherlands

What is the impact of a Master’s degree for teachers in the Netherlands, on both teacher quality and student performance?more

27.02.2015STAN Labour Market Barometer North Holland 2014

How is the labour market of the province of Noord Holland expected to fare in 2014&2015? The STAN Labour Market Barometer Noord-Holland presents up-to-date estimates of the labour market.more

27.02.2015Proposed Social Policy Scheme

A permanent job for everyone is increasingly becoming a utopian dream. How can we promote labour market flexibility without this going at the expense of people who do not have a permanent job?more

20.05.2015Exploratory Study into the Effect of Student Loans on Intake into Multi-Year Master’s Programmes

As students taking multi-year Master’s programmes will be faced with additional cost once the student loan system is introduced, there is a fear that intake into these programmes could decrease. Is this a plausible fear?more

27.05.2014(Cost)effectiveness of reintegration services for Dutch jobseekers on unemployment benefits (2008-2011)

A large part of the reintegration services for jobseekers who started to collect unemployment insurance benefits (WW) between 1 April 2008 and 1 October 2010 has made positive and significant contributions to the return to work.more

27.11.2013Flexibility@Work 2013

Yearly report on flexible labor and employmentmore

08.07.2013The Socioeconomic Situation of Long-Term Flexitime Employees

During the last decade, employees in temporary and flexitime jobs have tended to remain in the flexible workforce longer and have become less likely to move on to permanent jobs. What socioeconomic impact does this have on them?more

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