Projects

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21.11.2018Balance sheets, income and expenditure of special financial institutions (SFIs)

The Dutch government wants to introduce a withholding tax on outgoing interest and royalty flows to low-tax jurisdictions in order to combat tax avoidance. Which part of these payments is affected by this withholding tax?more

22.05.2018The Role of Investment Hubs in FDI, Economic Development and Trade

SEO Amsterdam Economics has studied the role of investment hubs in global FDI and the importance of FDI for international trade and economic development.more

19.04.2017Dutch Export Opportunities in Asia: Is the Netherlands Lagging Behind?

This study identifies the comparative advantages of the Dutch export sectors.more

09.02.2017Impact of Six EU Free Trade Agreements on the Dutch Economy

The European Union is considering six new Free Trade Agreements. The impact of these on the Dutch economy is positive but small. If all six envisaged FTAs take effect simultaneously, Dutch real GDP grows by 0.5 percent.more

03.02.2017Telecommunication in the Dutch Caribbean

This report describes the development of telecommunication markets in the Dutch Caribbean since the transition to the new constitutional status. Improved access to telecommunication services is an important development.more

24.01.2017The value of national commercial radio licences: renewal 2017

The value of Dutch national commercial radio licences in case of renewal from 1 September 2017 to 1 September 2022 was determined to be €8.484 million in total (before tax).more

17.01.2017Code of the Dutch Pension Funds 2015

This report includes the compliance and in-depth study of the Code of the Dutch Pension Funds, conducted on behalf of the Monitoring Committee for the Code of the Dutch Pension Funds.more

23.12.2016Compliance with Corporate Governance Code

This study measures compliance with the principles and best practice provisions of the Dutch Corporate Governance Code in the fiscal year 2015. At 97 percent, overall compliance was high.more

06.12.2016Evaluation pilot project 'Financieringslink'

The pilot Fink aims to make it easier for entrepreneurs to apply for funding and thus stimulates the financing of small and medium-sized enterprises. This evaluation concludes that participants expectations weren’t met.more

07.07.2016Evaluation microfinance

An evaluation of lending to and coaching of (starting) entrepreneurs in small and medium-sized enterprises by Qredits.more

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

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

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

01.10.2015A better picture

Public service broadcasters are an important sales channel for independent TV production companies, both in terms of net turnover and employment. Will the new plans of NPO put this situation under pressure?more

25.08.2015A Local Division of the Unified Patent Court in the Netherlands

This report gives the results of the study commissioned by the Ministry of Economic Affairs into the costs and benefits of a local division of the Unified Patent Court.more

10.04.2015Energy Policy Review 2007-2012

Did Dutch energy policy in the period 2007-2012 promote an energy economy that is internationally competitive, reliable, safe and sustainable? SEO Amsterdam Economics carried out a policy review.more

27.02.2015The Market for Subscriber Information Services

The Ministry of Economic Affairs considers relaxation the restrictions on the use of 18xy telephone numbers for subscriber information services. This study provides information on this market and the effects of such relaxation.more

01.10.2014Economic Effects of Restricting Tobacco Outlets

What would the economic effects of restricting the number of tobacco outlets be? This report identifies the economic effects on retail outlets if they were to be banned from selling tobacco.more

18.06.2014Social cost-benefit analysis fire safety in homes

This study focuses on policy measures that can improve fire safety in homes in the Netherlands. What are the costs and benefits of these policy measures?more

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