The European labor market is struggling because of the economic crisis and an aging working population. How do we make sure everybody will be able to participate?
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Beliefs disadvantaged people tend to reinforce economic inequality26th August 2020
The way disadvantaged people think about their economic status and their beliefs of others’ opinions contributes to their not acting against the status quo. That is what sociologist Ondrej Buchel concludes in his PhD thesis, which he will defend at Tilburg University on September 4th.
Lockdown research: working from home pays off!20th June 2020
The lockdown in the corona crisis is unintentionally the biggest working from home experiment ever. Recent research carried out by Tilburg University in collaboration with Veldhoen + Company shows that working from home pays off. People say that it fits in better with their own social preferences, that they can work more efficiently and have more control over their working day. The survey was conducted among 5,000 respondents from all over Europe.
Pension benefits of the elderly insufficiently protected against interest rate fluctuations08th June 2020
Under the current Dutch pension contracts, the pension benefits of participants age 60 and older are inadequately protected against interest rate fluctuations. The current defined benefits agreement, moreover, offers insufficient possibilities for distributing interest rate risk between young and old in a desirable manner.
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