Projects

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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