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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?

Global economics Labour market Economics of development

2019-24

Discussion paper

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.

Social security and pensions Labour market

90

Report

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.

Labour market

2016-82

Report

Study & Work 2016

This report examines the labour market position of higher vocational and university graduates.

Labour market Education

2016-47

Report

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.

Labour market

2016-26

Report

The theory and practice of second track reintegration

More than one third of employees following a second track programme are re-employed.

Social security and pensions Labour market

2016-103

Report

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.

Labour market

2015-88

Report

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.

Labour market

2015-85

Report

Severance pays for senior executives in the (semi) public sector

SEO investigated the effects of the stipulations regarding the dismissal of senior executives in the public sector. Is maximizing the severance pay at € 75,000 effective and practically feasible?

Labour market

2015-72

Report

The economic importance of childcare

What is the value of childcare for the Dutch economy? This question was posed by Brancheorganisatie Kinderopvang to SEO Amsterdam Economics.

Social security and pensions Labour market

2015-71