One of the studies is looking at the policy and capacity to test people for the coronavirus and at the public’s access to the tests. A second study zooms in on the risks to public finances as a result of the loans and guarantees granted. The third is directed at the support provided to large companies. It consists of two parts. The first is descriptive and summarises the lessons learned from past experience with government support. The second part studies how the lessons are being put to use when support is provided.
Increase in expenditure on corona measures
01-04-2021 | 00:00
Total expenditure on support measures relating to the COVID-19 crisis for the period 2020-2021 has risen to €66.1 billion. This ...
Part of government expenditure on Covid-19 support deferred until 2021
10-12-2020 | 10:00
The government is expected to spend a total of €31.4 billion in 2020 on mitigating the consequences of the coronavirus crisis. ...
Government inconsistently applying rules on sureties and loans during corona crisis
25-11-2020 | 11:00
Parliament sometimes does not receive full information until after it votes The State of the Netherlands has provided sureties ...
Individual support for companies during the corona crisis: lessons learned from the past often applied
12-11-2020 | 14:00
Government earmarks €3.5 billion for targeted support for businesses Ministers applied lessons learned from previous support ...
Risks of home working in central government
02-11-2020 | 09:00
Some of the civil servants in central government believe communication of the secure use of collaborative ICT tools such as ...
Testing capacity went unused in the spring
23-09-2020 | 17:00
Investigation of corona crisis measures More people could probably have been tested for novel coronavirus in the first months of ...