Debate about discount rate Dutch pension funds

Bas Jacobs, Bas Jacobs, Professor of Public Finance and Economic Policy at Erasmus School of Economics

The proposed reforms for the Dutch pension funds have recently been the topic of a national debate. In the economists panel of the Dutch radio station BNR Nieuwsradio, three economists discuss whether the discount rate applied by pension funds needs to change. Bas Jacobs, Professor of Public Finance and Economic Policy at Erasmus School of Economics takes part in the panel. 

Bas Jacobs discusses the pension fund reforms and other recent economic developments with Martin Visser (Telegraaf) and Menno Middeldorp (Chief Netherlands Economist at the Rabobank).