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Netspar research: the new Dutch pension system delivers what it promises

Published: 18th January 2022 Last updated: 22nd December 2022

The Tilburg University researchers Theo Nijman, Bas Werker en Sander Muns examined the income effects at both the time of transition to this new scheme and in the longer run. The conclusion is that the new pension system does what it promises. The chance of higher pensions is much greater than the risk of a lower pension.

The new pension contract affords the flexibility to tailor pension incomes to participants’ preferences.


Read the interview in AD with Theo Nijman (in Dutch)

More information on the website Netspar