Labour Market Measures in Netherlands 2008–13: The Crisis and Beyond

How has the financial crisis affected employment in the Netherlands? What types of policy measures did the government implement to attenuate the impact of the crisis on the labour market during the period 2008-13? How were the social partners involved in developing solutions to overcome the difficulties faced by the labour market? This report provides answers to these complex questions by looking at the wide array of labour market policy measures put in place in response to the financial and economic crisis in the Netherlands.