Projects

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10.05.2016Social costs and benefits of the World Expo 2025

The contribution of the World Expo 2025 to welfare is likely to be negative. This is the outcome of an analysis of the social costs an       Edit Nieuws "Social costs and benefits of t..." on d benefits...more

02.05.2016Behavioural economics and the housing market

Behavioural economics offer new insights for housing market policy. By making use of these insights the government can make more informed decisions on whether it should implement policies as well as increase the effectiveness.more

22.04.2016Benchmark Study on Airport Charges and Government Levies

Only two of the airports examined are cheaper than Schiphol (Istanbul and Dubai). The main competing hubs – London Heathrow, Frankfurt and Paris Charles de Gaulle – are much more expensive.more

22.04.2016Monitoring Survey of Network Quality 2015

The Schiphol network developed substantially between 2014 and 2015. A combination of new destinations and increased frequency of flights to major hubs results in improved direct, indirect and hub connectivity.more

22.04.2016Working perspectives for older employees

Whereas the employment rate of people aged 55 and over has increased dramatically, the chance of finding employment has actually deteriorated for over-55's. This employment chance is mainly determined by the ratio between...more

20.04.2016Literature study on earthquakes and house prices

House prices in earthquake zones are strongly affected by subjective perceptions of earthquake risks. This is the outcome of a study commissioned by the Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij (NAM).more

20.04.2016Economic benefits of reducing aviation taxes in Latin America and the Caribbean

Removal of aviation taxes can bring substantial economic benefits to the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean.more

15.04.2016Economic benefits of European airspace modernization

A study commissioned by IATA shows that the European economy will be boosted by €245 billion in 2035 if European airspace is modernized. SEO calculates the impact if inefficiencies in Air Traffic Management were eliminated. more

10.03.2016Quick Scan Reserve price DVB-T

Based on a Quick Scan, SEO/IViR recommends to maximally set a low but non-trivial reserve price of e.g. € 1 million for the auction of the DVB-T license.more

15.02.2016Costs of smoking

Smoking costs the Netherlands 21 to 43 billion euros per year. This is the outcome of a study commissioned by Stichting Eindspel Tabak, an initiative of a several directors and professionals in the healthcare sector.more

12.02.2016Outsourcing in the gaming sector: safeguarding public interests

This research report deals with the question of how public interests can be safeguarded if gaming operators outsource business processes.more

18.01.2016Effects of a master's programme on teachers and their environment

What are the effects of following a master's programme on teachers and their environment? A first intermediate measurement gives an indication and tries to further interpret the observed effects through an realistic evaluation.more

14.01.2016Compliance with the Code of the Dutch Pension Funds

In fiscal year 2014 pension funds have reported on their compliance with the Code of the Dutch Pension Funds for the first time. SEO has monitored the degree of compliance with the Code. more

05.01.2016Working on werk.nl

Digital services for the unemployed have evolved substantially since 2012. What are the effects on customer satisfaction and service effectiveness?more

04.01.2016The economic importance of childcare

What is the value of childcare for the Dutch economy? This question was posed by Brancheorganisatie Kinderopvang to SEO Amsterdam Economics.more

15.12.2015Severance pays for senior executives in the (semi) public sector

SEO investigated the effects of the stipulations regarding the dismissal of senior executives in the public sector. Is maximizing the severance pay at € 75,000 effective and practically feasible?more

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

01.12.2015Pilot project WGA activation

As part of the pilot project WGA activation, five locations of UWV WERKbedrijf (the Public Employment Service division of the Dutch Employee Insurance Agency UWV) were given extra budget to activate people on WGA benefits. This...more

30.11.2015Sustainability of debt restructuring

What happens to debtors who have successfully gone through a debt restructuring process? That's the central question in this study. This question has been answered on the basis of data analysis and interviews.more

18.11.2015Mandatory industry-wide pension plans and the general pension fund

This study focuses on the possible adjustment of mandatory participation in an industry-wide pension fund, enabling a general pension fund to administer mandatory industry-wide pension plans as well.more

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