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'Employers should pay more to overcome the labour shortage'
With a current level of unemployment of only 3.5%, Dutch companies are increasingly having trouble finding new employees. Jan van Ours, professor of Applied Economics, with focus on Labour, Health and Well-being at Erasmus School of Economics, is suprised that companies are not increasing wages to overcome the labour shortage.
In an article on the website RTLZ.nl (in Dutch), Jan van Ours comments on the labour shortage and the way in which companies are dealing with this problem.