Curbing the availability of alcohol may reduce alcohol consumption and alcohol-related damage. For a number of policy options explored in this report, proponents outnumber opponents. Most opponents are moderate drinkers, who do not belong to the target group of the Dutch National Prevention Agreement.
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 of eight of such fiscal policies.
This paper reports evidence of positive experience and spillover effects in the export destinations of Dutch firms over the period 2009-2014.
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.
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.
SEO and VKA present an exploratory study of the Dutch cyber security sector.
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.
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?
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.
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?