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21.05.2019Dutch labour market shortages and potential labour supply from Africa and the Middle East: is there a match?

The Netherlands and many other EU countries increasingly face labour market shortages, while around one third of young people in countries near Europe are unemployed. Is there a potential match between demand and supply?more

12.06.2018The rise and growth of the gig economy in the Netherlands

The rise and growth of the gig economy raises the question of to what extent this work is new or different compared to traditional work. more

02.02.2017Continuing to work longer with an occupational disability

Given the expected developments in health status, the employment rate of people aged 55 and over can and will increase further until the year 2030.more

09.01.2017Process evaluation of the Teachers Development Fund in the Netherlands

The Teachers Development Fund (in Dutch; LOF) offers teachers in primary and secondary education the opportunity to improve education by implementing their own innovative ideas. What are their experiences with LOF?more

23.12.2016The theory and practice of second track reintegration

More than one third of employees following a second track programme are re-employed.more

05.12.2016Quick scan 4 - Evaluation of sector plans

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

30.11.2016Effects of a Master's programme on teachers and their environment

Following a Master's programme significantly increases the professional knowledge of teachers.more

26.10.2016Attracting and retaining highly skilled migrants in the Netherlands

Empirical analysis shows that highly skilled migrants stay in the Netherlands longer if their partner is employed.more

26.10.2016Quality, reliability or innovation?

The market for learning materials in primary education is functioning adequately. Suppliers tailor their offering to the majority of schools. The innovation and digitalization of learning materials is a step-by-step process.more

10.10.2016Monitor Associate degree pilot round 4B

The added value of pilot round 4B of Associate degree programmes turns out to be modest and stems mainly from the processes that were made possible through the collaboration.more

06.09.2016Free doesn't make it (a) good (deal)

The Free School Books Act has not solved the underlying problems on the market for learning materials. However, the act did have positive effects for secondary education.more

12.07.2016Handbook for cost-benefit analysis of health care, education and labour market policies

Publication number: 2016-11A, 2016-11B Authors: C. Koopmans, A. Heyma, B. Hof, M. Imandt, L. Kok, M. Pomp Commissioned by: Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Ministry of Social...more

11.07.2016Note Burden on benefits by the flexible workforce 2006-2014

An analysis of the inflow of permanent and flexible workers into social security between 2006 and 2014.more

16.06.2016Study & Work 2016

This report examines the labour market position of higher vocational and university graduates.more

02.06.2016Searching for LD positions in vmbo

Promotions of teachers to LD positions are very rare in preparatory secondary vocational education (vmbo). This report examines the causes.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

22.04.2016Working 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

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

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

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

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