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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

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

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

05.11.2015More possibilities for new schools?

The State Secretary of Education, Culture and Science wants more posiibilities for new schools. Under what conditions will the chosen scenario of policy measures have the desired effects for primary and secondary education?more

04.09.2015The Feasibility of New Schools in the Netherlands

How many new schools are founded in the Netherlands, how do they perform, what effect does current policy have, and what could be improved? more

10.08.2015New Schools: an Exploratory Study into the Effects of Non-Denomination-Based Planning

What effects do changes in policy on the founding of new schools have? This report is a combined summary of two preliminary studies carried out by SEO Economic Research and TIAS.more

14.04.2015Collective Bargaining Agreements in flux

What has been agreed in collective bargaining agreements during the past decade that could boost long-term employability and external mobility?more

20.11.2014Cross-Border Availability of Personnel

As we all know, EU enlargement has resulted in an increase in the numbers of labour migrants from Eastern Europe. But how many are there really, and what effects are they having on Dutch workers?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

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

30.09.2013Technicians: Mobile but Rooted

There are fears of an acute shortage in the technology sector. This survey shows that the problem is not so much the intake of staff as the fact that large numbers of technically trained people opt for jobs outside the technical...more

30.09.2013What Makes Older Employees Attractive?

Older job applicants have less chance of finding employment than younger ones, even if they are equally suitable for a vacancy. Why is that? And how effective are measures to make older employees more attractive?more

24.10.2012Better Jobs

This report researches the economic effects of the Dutch participation in the JSF program. more

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