The Dutch working week is short, but the Dutch work about as much per capita as the average in the EU. Martijn Mak (Amsterdam Bureau for Economics) shows this in a contribution to the ESB. However, the hours are much more unequally distributed between men and women than in the rest of the EU, which puts women in a vulnerable position.
Aruba leads the Caribbean ranking with the most attractive investment climate. Newcomer Sint Maarten has the second most attractive investment climate. Curaçao drops from 4th to 7th place in the ranking.
On Monday May 22, Amsterdam Bureau for Economics (EBA) presented the results of a study into vacation home rentals at the University of Aruba. On the basis of this study, the Minister will develop policy in close consultation with stakeholders in the near future.