The automatic transfer of inactive small pensions
The automatic transfer of inactive small pensions (less than approx. 500 euros per year) to the current active pension provider failed in 50 percent of the cases. This happened mostly because the individual was not employed in the Netherlands. Transferring entitlement to the largest ‘inactive entitlement' is the best policy option for 60 percent of people with non-transferable small pensions.
More credit counseling due to COVID-19?
During the COVID-19 pandemic, 18 percent of the Dutch low-income workers experienced an annual income drop of at least € 5,000. As a result, the expected increase in the number of people with problematic falls between 3 and 20 percent. The expected rise in the number of requests for credit counseling equals 3,000 at a minimum and 18,000 at a maximum. This estimation does not include persons whose financial situation worsened because credit counsellors could not reach them during the various lockdowns that were in place.
From unemployed to self-employed: using an intention-to-treat approach
The self-employment program is an effective and efficient approach to integrate welfare recipients into the labour market.
Long term effects of active labour market policies
Re-integration programs have a long-lasting and positive impact on the probability of employment. Only placement services and short-term training courses are cost-effective.
Effects modernization Sickness Benefits Act
One-year reassessment and premium differentiation in the new Sickness Benefits Act result in increased outflow from the Sickness Benefits Act.
Code 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.
Continuing 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.
Cross-border pension administration
At present 19 Dutch pension schemes are administered abroad, mainly in Belgium. The question is whether this number is still growing and for what reasons pension schemes are accommodated abroad.
Update 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.
Social costs and benefits of Pantar services
What will the future role of sheltered employment organization Pantar be? This report describes the costs and benefits of the services provided by sheltered employment organization Pantar.