Ins and Outs of the Dutch Life‐course Savings Scheme
Abstract:In Europe, creating diversity and extending workers' freedom of choice is a policy argument of increasing importance. On 1 January 2006 an individual voluntary Life‐course Savings Scheme for employees (Levensloopregeling), unique in Europe, was introduced in the Netherlands. This chapter reviews the background, the aims and the ingredients of this new system, confronts expected results with actual results, and pictures future prospects.
Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: February 1, 2008