Match Making Event 2024

On Tuesday, February 6, 2024, the annual Match Making Event will be organized for the theme call 2024. Participation from partners is an important success factor.

The management of Netspar will briefly discuss the subsidy options and procedures. Subsequently, different scientists will explain their research ideas and partners will be given the opportunity to share their interests. After the sessions there is an opportunity to network, and thus to achieve collaboration between science and practice.


12.00 – 13.00   Walk-in lunch
13.00 – 13.10    Welcome by Netspar Management (room 1)
13.10 – 13.20    Presentation by CLICKNL, knowledge and innovation network of the creative industry (room 1)
13.20 – 14.20    Presentations Round 1 (room 1 & room 2)
14.20 – 14.30    Break
14.30 – 15.30    Presentations Round 2 (room 1 & room 2)
15.30 – 15.40    Break
15.40 – 16.40    Presentations Round 3 (room 1 & room 2)
16.40 uur          Networking drink

Presentaties Ronde 1

13.20-13.40 Bastiaan Starink, Emma Suzanne van Aggelen (TiU)
Een internationaal vergelijkend onderzoek naar pensioenen en belastingheffing in relatie tot arbeidsmarktontwikkelingen

13.40- 14.00 Egbert Jongen (LU), Jan Kabatek (Univ of Melb), Simon Rabaté (CPB)
Causes and consequences of retirement: the role of employers

14.00-14.20 Mauro Mastrogiacomo (VU)
The (unintended) cross effects of policies on pensions and housing in an aging society


13.20-13.40 Tunga Kantarci (RUG)
Employment of disabled individuals and older individuals: Restrictions, incentives and preferences

13.40-14.00 Cecile Boot (VUmc), Astrid de Wind (VUmc)
Uitdagingen rondom pensionering voor de groeiende groep werkenden met chronische ziektes

14.00-14.20 Hermien Dijk, Laura Viluma (RUG)
Life Events and Problematic Debt

Presentaties Ronde 2

14.30-14.50 Catalina Estrada Mejia, Marcel Zeelenberg, Jorna Leenheer (TiU)
Gender Pension Gap: Every Hour Counts

14.50-15.10 Kène Henkens (NIDI)
The New Role of Households and Organizations in the Retirement Process

15.10-15.30 Olaf Simonse (LU)
Mitigating financial vulnerability in retirement: a life course perspective


14.30-14.50 Marco Ceccarelli, Rob Bauer (MU)
The lifecycle of engagement – When and how to engage firms

14.50-15.10 Kris Boudt (VU)
Analyzing pension fund disclosures, asset allocations and performance through the lens of the prudent person rule

15.10-15.30 Peiran Jiao (MU), Xu Yilong (UU)
Sustainable Investment May Backfire: On the Persistence of Sustainability Preferences of Pension Participants

Presentaties Ronde 3

15.40-16.00 Katinka Dijkstra (EUR)
Duurzame inzetbaarheid van oudere werknemers door training van cognitieve vaardigheden

16.00-16.20 Merel Feenstra- Verschure (TIAS)
De rol van leiderschap in het bevorderen van duurzame inzetbaarheid onder oudere werknemers



15.40-16.00 Jeroen Veldman (Nyenrode)
Netspar – The Road to 2050: Organizing the Transition

16.00-16.20 Basak Bilecen (RUG)
Examining Aging Well in the Netherlands: The Impact of the Pension System


Locatie: Tilburg University Seminar Room K834 Warandelan 2 5037 AB Tilburg

Netspar, Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement, is a thinktank and knowledge network. Netspar is dedicated to promoting a wider understanding of the economic and social implications of pensions, aging and retirement in the Netherlands and Europe.


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