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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. Read more

  • 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. Read more

  • 19 Aug 2013Publication

    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. Read more