The Dutch pension system needs to be changed because if the economic crisis and aging of the population; the labor market faces problems too. How do we deal with the consequences of aging in society?
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09 Nov 2015Press release
Behavioral economics applied to new pension contracts: shock-resistant and tailor-made
PRESS RELEASE 11-09-2015 - The optimal new pension contract can and must take into account people’s need for certainty and the possibility to spread the risk of financial setbacks out over time. Servaas van Bilsen argues this in his PhD thesis, Essays on Intertemporal Consumption and Portfolio Choice, which he defended at Tilburg University on November 4.
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Netspar Annual Report 2013: Informed Pension Debate
The contribution Netspar has made to the pension discussion is
widely valued. This past summer, in an evaluation performed
by the NWO on behalf of the Dutch Ministries of SZW, EZ,
Finance, and OCW, it received a score of “very good” in both the
“scientific significance” and “societal significance” categories
and “outstanding” on “national impact in economics.”
19 Aug 2013Press release
'Employees are ready for flexible pensions'
If employees are given the choice of when they can retire, they are very much influenced by the amount of pension they can expect to receive. Two-thirds of them are very interested in the option of semi-retirement, if it is available. “If it was up to employees, then a flexible pension system could be introduced today,” concludes Arthur van Soest of Tilburg University.
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