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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

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

04.10.2016Update of data for distribution model Participation Act 2017

In order to determine the provisional budgets for municipalities for 2017, the data used in the distribution model of the Participation Act should be updated.more

04.10.2016Distribution model income portion Participation Act 2017

The government distributes the money for social assistance benefits amongst municipalities. In this study, the distribution model is further developed based on register data regarding all Dutch citizens.more

06.07.2016Economic opportunities for the Dutch cyber security sector

SEO and VKA present an exploratory study of the Dutch cyber security sector.more

11.12.2015Recouping the benefits of government aid for seaports

What are the economic benefits of government aid for Dutch seaports? And how much of the money is recouped by the government, for example through higher tax revenues?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

06.02.2015Evaluation of Tax Schemes to Facilitate Business Transfers

There are various tax schemes in the Netherlands to facilitate corporate succession and business transfers. But are they necessary, efficient and effective in achieving the policy objectives?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

11.02.2013The Value of Renewing Mobile Licences – Update: Results of the Auction and Renewal Charges

This report assesses the value that renewing the current mobile communication licences represents, based on the results of the multiband auction.more

05.11.2012Stress test municipality of Zoetermeer

This report shows the results of a stress test for the finances of the municipality of Zoetermeer (in Dutch).more

24.10.2012Stress test municipality of Tilburg

This report shows the results of a stress test for the finances of the municipality of Tilburg (in Dutch).more

09.10.2012Stress test municipality of Leidschendam-Voorburg

This report shows the results of a stress test for the finances of the municipality of Leidschendam-Voorburg (in Dutch).more

09.10.2012Stress test municipality of Haarlemmermeer

This report shows the results of a stress test for the finances of the municipality of Haarlemmermeer (in Dutch). more

28.08.2012Stress test municipality of Breda

This report shows the results of a stress test for the finances of the municipality of Breda. more

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