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Financial Incentives in Disability Insurance in the Netherlands

  • Annemiek Vuren

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  • Daniel Vuuren

In this paper, we assess the impact of financial incentives on the inflow in the public Disability Insurance (DI) scheme in the Netherlands. For this matter, the variation in replacement rates over different sectors is exploited to estimate the probability of DI enrolment over a sample of employees from the Dutch Income Panel (1996-2000). On the basis of these administrative data, we find a point estimate of the elasticity of DI enrolment with respect to the DI wealth rate of 2.5.

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Volume (Year): 155 (2007)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
Pages: 73-98

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