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Van den Nieuwenhof, Patrick (author), Chert, Christina Victoria (author), Haffner, M.E.A. (author), Baeten, Rita (author), Messkoub, Mahmood (author), Murphy, Mary (author), Nicaise, Ides (author)
This report constitutes Deliverable 6.1 ‘National case study reports on social investment in basic service markets’, for Work Package x of the RE-InVEST project.
report 2019
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Haffner, M.E.A. (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author)
The capability approach as a normative approach to wellbeing focuses on the real freedoms of people to choose the life they want to live (Sen, 1999). This approach is regarded as an alternative to the needs-based approach of paternalistic welfare states in Europe and seems to match well with the ambitions of the European Commission ‘to show a...
journal article 2019
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Hoekstra, J.S.C.M. (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author), Haffner, M.E.A. (author), Dol, C.P. (author)
This report and its Annex present the results of the research project “Promoting the contribution of private savings to pension adequacy: Integrating residential property with private pensions in the EU” led by iff, institute for financial services, Hamburg. Financial support by the European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and...
report 2018
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Hoekstra, J.S.C.M. (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author), Haffner, M.E.A. (author), Dol, C.P. (author)
This Annex together with the final report present the results of the research project “Promoting the contribution of private savings to pension adequacy: Integrating residential property with private pensions in the EU” led by iff, institute for financial services, Hamburg. Financial support by the European Commission, DG Employment, Social...
report 2018
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Rovere, Alberto (author), Brentari, Cinzia (author), Baeten, Rita (author), Messkoub, Mahmood (author), Murphy, Mary (author), Ünver, Özgün (author), Haffner, M.E.A. (author)
This report examines trends in social investment in Italy following the financial crisis of 2007/8.<br/>The first section considers social investment in relation to four policy areas: early childhood education and care, housing, financial services and water.<br/>The second part of the report provides an overview of social investment and...
report 2018
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Haffner, M.E.A. (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author)
This report provides a qualitative overview of changes in social investment in housing in eight RE-InVEST EU-jurisdictions: Belgium, England and Scotland (in Great Britain), Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Romania and the Netherlands. Each country study analyses existing market regulations in relation to the human rights and capabilities in the basic...
report 2018
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Moth, Rich (author), Neary, Dave (author), Lavalette, Michael (author), Baeten, Rita (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author), Haffner, M.E.A. (author), Messkoub, Mahmood (author), Murphy, Mary (author), Nicaise, Ides (author), Ünver, Özgün (author)
This report examines trends in social investment in England following the financial crisis of 2007/8. The first section considers social investment in relation to four policy arenas: housing, financial services, early childhood education and care, and water. The second part of the report provides an overview of social investment and...
report 2018
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Yan, J. (author), Haffner, M.E.A. (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author)
abstract 2018
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Ünver, Özgün (author), Nicaise, Ides (author), Haffner, M.E.A. (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author), Marien, A.A.A. (author)
This report provides an overview of social investment for early childhood education and care (ECEC) in Europe in general and in eight of the RE-InVEST partner countries in particular - Belgium, England, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, and Scotland - employing a review of the literature, European-wide statistical analyses and...
report 2018
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Haffner, M.E.A. (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author)
abstract 2018
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Haffner, M.E.A. (author)
The pathways that Dutch and German housing policies took in the past decades resulted in two different rental markets. The Dutch policies have delivered the largest social rental sector in the Western world, while Germany has produced one of the largest private rental sectors in Europe. The latter implies that officially no social rental sector...
conference paper 2018
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Van Lancker, Anne (author), Nicaise, Ides (author), Bircan, Tuba (author), Haffner, M.E.A. (author)
report 2018
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Baeten, Rita (author), Sabato, Sebastiano (author), Signorelli, Paola (author), Moth, Rich (author), Neary, Dave (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author), Haffner, M.E.A. (author), Marien, A.A.A. (author)
This report aims at: (a) providing an overview of the European policy framework for health services; (b) providing a comparative analysis of this service market across the EU; and (c) performing a comparative analysis of the situations and trends in the health care sector in the eight RE-InVEST countries, so as to identify the approaches they...
report 2018
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Haffner, M.E.A. (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author), Marien, A.A.A. (author), Baeten, Rita (author), Murphy, Mary (author), Ünver, Özgün (author), Meskoub, Mahmood (author)
The Dutch recessions of 2009, 2012 and 2013 kicked off a series of spending cuts, which were, among others, achieved by reforms of the social security system, as well as the long-term health care system. The Netherlands placed an increasing emphasis on incentives for people to find employment, whilst access to care facilities was made more...
report 2018
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Costa, Graca (author), Araujo, Sandra (author), Perini, Alice (author), Nicaise, Ides (author), Murphy, Mary (author), Ünver, Özgün (author), Baeten, Rita (author), Haffner, M.E.A. (author), Messkoub, Mahmood (author)
Portugal was submitted to Troika Memorandum of Understanding (2012-2014) and fiscal consolidation measures were implemented to achieve efficiency costs. Spending cuts in education, health system and social security were performed. The access to social benefits such as family allowance, social insertion income, unemployment benefits was making...
report 2018
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Haffner, M.E.A. (author)
book chapter 2017
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Schenkeveld, V. M.Erik (author), Jaross, Glen (author), Marchenko, Sergey (author), Haffner, David (author), Kleipool, Quintus L. (author), Rozemeijer, Nico C. (author), Veefkind, J.P. (author), Levelt, P.F. (author)
The Dutch-Finnish Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) is an imaging spectrograph flying on NASA's EOS Aura satellite since 15 July 2004. OMI is primarily used to map trace-gas concentrations in the Earth's atmosphere, obtaining mid-resolution (0.4-0.6 nm) ultraviolet-visible (UV-VIS; 264-504 nm) spectra at multiple (30-60) simultaneous fields...
journal article 2017
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Jefferson, T (author), Austen, S (author), Ong, R (author), Haffner, M.E.A. (author), Wood, G.A. (author)
Housing wealth dominates the asset portfolios of the older population in Australia and many other countries. Given the anticipated spike in fiscal costs associated with population ageing, there is growing policy interest in housing equity withdrawal (HEW) to finance living needs in retirement. This paper sheds light on homeowners’ perceptions...
journal article 2017
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Priemus, H. (author), Haffner, M.E.A. (author)
In 2006, responsibility for implementing the Dutch housing allowance system was transferred from the Ministry of Housing to the Tax Authority. It has since been renamed, and is now known as the ‘rent rebate system’. A number of dilemmas have become evident since the 2006 changes. Attention has shifted to how to implement the system effectively:...
journal article 2017
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Haffner, M.E.A. (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author), Marien, A.A.A. (author)
After the Netherlands in 2009 landed in the first of three recessions, the government, which took office in 2012, announced that spending cuts had become inevitable. Government deficits and government debts were increasing and the country no longer complied with the requirements for a stable currency union in Europe. Therefore, the Netherlands...
report 2017
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