Netspar has partnered with SPO to develop a series of educational content in the form of so-called micro-learning modules: short, informative videos about relevant topical pension issues. You can see the videos on this page.

Netspar is a knowledge partner of SPO, which specializes in providing learning pathway curriculum for pension fund managers. The micro-learning modules are part of SPO’s interactive digital learning environment, that will be generally accessible only to participants of SPO’s educational programs from February 2018..

Theo Nijman: ‘Three dimensions of a more personal pension’Engelse versie

There is much confusion about the concept of personal pension. Moreover, it is often seen as a black and white choice. Theo Nijman unravels the three dimensions of a more personal pension: personal assets, personal contributions and personal management.

Theo Nijman: ‘Participants perspective on possible contract variants’Engelse versie

Theo Nijman (TiU and Netspar) provides a brief explanation of the two contract variants that play a role in a possible pension agreement. He also discussed how potential wishes of participants match these contracts.

Marike Knoef: ‘Current status of wealth creation among Dutch households’ Engelse versie
Marike Knoef: ‘ Spending needs after retirement’ Engelse versie

Reading tip
Can the Dutch meet their own retirement expenditure goals?, DP 10/2014-046, Jochem de Bresser, Marike Knoef

Theo Nijman: ‘The new pensionsystem’Engelse versie
Michel Vellekoop: “Solidarity in sharing longevity risksEngelse versie

Shared Interests for Longer: On Solidarity and Sharing Longevity Risk, Brief 13, Anja De Waegenaere, Michel Vellekoop

Lisa Büggen: ‘About an optimal choice architecture in pensions’ Engelse versie

Emoties en langetermijnbeslissingen op financieel gebied: Relevantie en meting, Survey Paper 51 – juni 2018, Luuk Perik, Thomas Post, Lisa Brüggen Engelse versie
Life events and participant engagement in pension plans, Design Paper 93 – november 2017, Matthew Blakstad, Elisabeth Brüggen, Thomas Post
Keuze architectuur in de pensioensector, Design Paper 88 – oktober 2017, Elisabeth Brüggen, Thomas Post, Kimberley van der Heijden Engelse versie

Wiebke Eberhardt: ‘About the effects of framing in pension communication’ Engelse versie

Activating pension plan participants: investment and assurance frames, Design Paper 72 – mei 2017, Chantal Hoet, Elisabeth Brüggen, Thomas Post, Wiebke Eberhardt

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