A letter experiment to increase take-up of wage subsidies by employers
This paper analyzes the effect of a large-scale randomized letter experiment nudging employers to take up a wage subsidy for previously older unemployed.
The causal effect of paternity leave on the gender earnings gap: evidence from the Netherlands
This paper analyses the causal impact of paternity leave on the household income shares of mothers. We conclude that that paternity leave does not improve the mother’s income share and, in that sense, does not reduces the gender earnings gap.
Dutch 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?
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.
Quick scan 4 – Evaluation of sector plans
SEO and ecbo perform the monitoring and evaluation of the Regeling Cofinanciering Sectorplannen (scheme for co-financing of sector plans). This fourth quick scan assesses the progress of the planned measures.
Study & Work 2016
This report examines the labour market position of higher vocational and university graduates.
Working perspectives for older employees
Whereas the employment rate of people aged 55 and over has increased dramatically, the chance of finding employment has actually deteriorated for over-55's. This employment chance is mainly determined by the ratio between productivity and cost.
The theory and practice of second track reintegration
More than one third of employees following a second track programme are re-employed.
Attracting and retaining highly skilled migrants in the Netherlands
Empirical analysis shows that highly skilled migrants stay in the Netherlands longer if their partner is employed.
Quick scan 3 – Evaluation sector plans
SEO and ecbo perform the monitoring and evaluation of the Regeling Cofinanciering Sectorplannen (scheme for co-financing of sector plans). This third quick scan assesses, amongst other things, the progress of the planned measures.