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10.02.2017Public investments in the Netherlands

This report presents trends in public investments up until and including 2014.more

31.01.2017Cross-subsidization by booksellers and publishers

This report examines the phenomenon of cross-subsidization between book titles by publishers and booksellers in the Netherlands. The main objective is to provide quantitative insight into the degree of cross-subsidization. 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

04.01.2017Evaluation of the SDE+ scheme

The SDE+ scheme is the main policy instrument used by the government to contribute to achieving the renewable energy targets for 2020 and 2023. This study evaluates the effectiveness and efficiency of the SDE+ instrument.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

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

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

11.04.2016Closure of coal-fired power plants

The early closure of the five remaining coal-fired plants has a positive effect on welfare for a total of €4.7 billion. That is the outcome of this study commissioned by Natuur & Milieu.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

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

03.12.2015Efficiency assessment of power grid investment

An efficiency study into the costs of the non-regular expansion investment in the North-East Polder power grid.more

06.04.2016New incentives for renewable electricity supply in 2020-2030

In 2030, 60 percent of the electricity consumption can be produced sustainably using solar and wind energy. Operating grants and net metering are the most effective tools to achieve that goal.more

25.08.2015Consumer Behaviour: Online Legal and Illegal Gambling

This report examines the factors that influence consumers’ decisions to gamble online.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

25.08.2015Transparency about Returns

How are the social effects of the Open Government actions measured?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

20.03.2015Free Play: Towards a New Market Order for the Land-Based Gambling Market

The Dutch gambling market is to be modernized. SEO Economic Research analysed some scenarios for changes in the current restrictive market order in 2012.more

19.03.2015Wind Turbines and Prosperity

What are the social costs and benefits of investing in North Sea wind power? Do wind turbines really cause damage amounting to 5 billion euros? This study looks at the facts.more

19.08.2014Energy policy after 2020

Economic arguments to pursue energy policy for non-climate related reasons.more

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