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

18.05.2017Evalution fiscal entrepreneurship

In the Netherlands there are several fiscal policies with as their primary goal to stimulate entrepreneurship. The Ministry of Economic Affairs has commissioned SEO Amsterdam Economics to analyze the effectiveness and efficiency...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

31.01.2017Market Concentration and Price Formation in the Global Cocoa Value Chain

Is market concentration among large cocoa firms responsible for the widespread poverty among cocoa farmers? Probably not.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

20.12.2016Note Revaluation frequency spectrum A2

Methodology for the revaluation of the renewal of FM frequency spectrum A2 for the period of 1 September 2011 to 1 September 2017. This methodology is currently under consultation.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

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

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

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